On this podcast I reflect on multiple years of experience in racial understanding and action work and what that has taught me about the current moment that we are in. That experience has taken me into Evangelical, Mainline, Non-Denominational, and Roman Catholic spaces. If you are not a person of color, you can ignore the … More How We Sin When People Aren’t Like Us
On this podcast I cover some of the ugly attacks on Black Lives Matter the entity and cover some of the policy positions I do support using the NAACP federal legislative priorities as a guide for where I’m considering engagement on racial justice. Some of the topics I mention: ending racial and religious profiling national bi-partisan commission … More So What About Black Lives Matter the Entity?
On this podcast in the midst of the grief and crisis befalling our country, I try to help fellow white Christians and people of conscience begin to reflect on what might they do and how might they carry themselves from years of experience in racial understanding, dialogue, and work towards justice. I cover three primary … More I’m White, What Do I Do?
On this podcast I offer some observations on the current moment we are in as it relates to the murder of George Floyd and the resulting demonstrations. I take a look at the words of Pontius Pilate in the Gospel of John when he says, “what is truth?” Recently Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said, “I … More George Floyd and Protests
On this podcast I offer some observations of how COVID-19 is changing attendance patterns for lifelong Christians who are just not able to easily connect with a community during this season of stress and for those who have a faith background or not for whom this moment has created renewed curiosity in the life of … More When I Stop Attending Church
On this podcast I offer some observations of how COVID-19 is changing attendance at churches, virtual fatigue, and my observation that Houses of Worship in the liturgical traditions are offering less at home resources. I offer three practical areas of focus for Christians in light of some of these realities Being Present with Others: How … More How COVID-19 Will Change Church Attendance
On today’s podcast I cover what happens when COVID-19 pushes us out of our comfort zone and pushes into a sense of disconnection from God? What do I do when I feel, where is God on the midst of crisis? How can I do this? I offer a practical prayer for these moments. The COVID-19 … More COVID-19 When Faith Collapses
On this podcast I offer some observations from the Gospel of Mark the 8th chapter when Jesus warns about the yeast of Herod and the Pharisees. What do we do with wickedness and a lack of integrity and what that might mean for a Christian thinking about their vote in 2020. You won’t want to … More What a Christian Should Consider Before Their Vote in 2020
On today’s podcast we cover how we ought to anchor our focus as we pursue faith formation. We talk about the beatitudes in Matthew 5, Psalm 71, Psalm 15, and Luke 14. We talk about the choice that Jesus offers us as we count the cost before we go along the way, a way that … More Keeping a Kingdom Focus, While Pursuing Faith Formation
On today’s podcast I discuss the liturgical patterns of Holy Week in the Western and Eastern Christian Church. This year, Eastern Orthodox Easter is celebrated April 19 2020. From the forerunner themes of Monday and Tuesday, to Spy Wednesday and the betrayal of Jesus, to Maundy Thursday with its focus on the last Supper, the … More The Liturgical Patterns of Holy Week