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”

A Mentor’s Love

Over the last couple weeks, I mourned the loss of a dear friend and mentor. When I received the phone call that my senior year, high school guidance counselor was no longer with us on earth, I cried uncontrollably. This was a person who inspired me to attend the United States Naval Academy and cheeredContinue reading “A Mentor’s Love”