Here we are. November 9th, 2016. The morning after. Like many of you, I'm sure, I watched the election results pour in until the wee hours of the morning. I expected a close contest, but also like many of you, I didn't expect such an emphatic electoral college win for Donald Trump. So, here we … Continue reading It’s the morning after, and I’m doubling down on a few things…
We have an addiction to power. The "we" here is fluid; you can plug in many different words into that placeholder and it will still be a true statement. Americans have an addiction to power. Christians have an addiction to power. Politicians have an addiction to power. See? It works. This addiction leads to lots … Continue reading The Strength of Weakness
Esau's decision to give up so much for so little should serve as a cautionary tale for all of us.
to say that the trump campaign is gaining steam would be an understatement. since "the donald" announced his candidacy for the republican nomination last summer, most of the people i've talked to have not really taken it seriously. there was just the assumption that his brash and demeaning style would fizzle. the mindset was, as … Continue reading before we abandon ship: reclaiming the meaning behind “evangelical”