If you’ve kept up with me on Facebook over the past couple of weeks, you’ll notice that I’ve been actively engaged in the conversation surrounding immigration. In…… Read more “FAQ’s On Immigration: What I’m being asked, and my answers – Addendum 7/11/18.”
A few months ago, I did a series of sermons on marriage, singleness, and sexuality. One of those Sundays was dedicated to the reality of sexual abuse. A panel of people joined me on the platform to share their expertise and their stories. It was a powerful time that empowered a lot of people, especially since every member of the panel is also an active member of Calvary.
No human being and no institution is beyond the reach of critique and correction, no matter how popular they are, or what memorable and historic things they may have done.
Are immigrants a fiscal drain on public resources? In addition to the job concerns raised in my previous post, immigration specialist and devout Christian, James R. Edwards,…… Read more “Of Walls and Borders: Pt. 2 – Financial Concerns”
The goal of this series is to heighten one’s awareness to the diversity of perspective within the Body, and to provide a synopsis of the differing views of Christians in a way that promotes greater understanding and education. My hope is that even with differing perspectives on immigration policy issues, Christians will see immigrants as people in need of compassionate ministry, love, and respect. They are what all of us were at one time; strangers in need of a place and people.
I am a native Floridian. That’s a title belonging to a smaller number of people than you might think. But I’m part of an even smaller group.…… Read more “The Blessing of the Old Folks at Home”
A Lament for people: All people. I grieve for both Christians and Muslims killed by radicalized Islamic terrorists. I grieve for Barron Trump when “comedians” publish photos…… Read more “A Lament for Those Hurting”
This latest post is from my good friend and consultant, Carter Campbell. Carter is an active member of the church I serve. His organization, C2ROI Facilitated Solutions,…… Read more “Team Building”
Most churches by now have their services, schedules, and any special elements already planned out for Easter Sunday. In many cases, there will be something different on…… Read more “Why you shouldn’t do anything special for Easter.”
I am worried about the role and responsibility of pastors in our politically charged context, but my worry is about the extent to which pastors are not seeing and seizing their role as a prophetic voice in these times. The voice of pastoral prophet is easily silenced when seduced by the promise of political power.