Through the Wilderness

I have learned how to pitch my tent in the wilderness. So days are better than others but here we are and here I am again writing my way through the wilderness: When I was growing up, reruns of a suspenseful show called The Twilight Zone would often be on TV. I was not allowed to watch,Continue reading “Through the Wilderness”

Leader: Are you Weary in the Wilderness?

God uses the hard realities of life to expose our deepest fears and internal struggles. These experiences make us more self-aware so we can cultivate the spiritual disciplines necessary to lead ourselves and others well. Consider what happened to Moses, the humblest person on earth (Num. 12:3). After the people complained about their misfortunes yetContinue reading “Leader: Are you Weary in the Wilderness?”

Too Close to Home: Why Charleston Matters to All of Us

On the one year anniversary of the Charleston Massacre, I had the opportunity to share my reflections with Christianity Today The Local Church alongside: Patricia Raybon who wrote about “Charleston and the Resilience of Wednesday Night Church,” Dawn Araujo-Hawkins who shared “What It Means to Burn Down a Black Church,” and Derek Rishmawy who contributedContinue reading “Too Close to Home: Why Charleston Matters to All of Us”