I See Race


America is at an important place in our history. For a long time we have believed the conversation about race was behind us. With a black president and black attorney general how can anyone say we have a race problem? But if Ferguson has taught us … [Read more]

The Surprise of Judgment

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One of the surprises, for me, of becoming a blogger is the people I get to "meet." While I haven't physically met Joshua, he has become a friend through our interactions on social media, email, and Skype. Josh is the real deal. He loves Jesus, cares … [Read more]

Why I’m Becoming a Mentor


**trigger warning: violence, shooting, murder I live in the quintessential suburban town. Located just north of Indianapolis, Fishers is the definition of bedroom community. It ballooned from a meager 2,000 residents in 1980 to the sizeable … [Read more]

God Made Light


What we teach our kids about God matters. How we teach our kids about God matters. Because what and how we teach them about God shapes what they believe about God and his character. Think about the song "O Be Careful,  Little Eyes." O be … [Read more]

To Those Who Doubt


To those who doubt: You're not alone. You're not the only one. The longer I am a pastor, the more I find most people have doubts of some kind, but most are not willing to voice them. It takes an immense amount of courage to share your … [Read more]