So how do I feel about Young Life these days?

I've had a few friends ask me about what's happening with Young Life and what is going on at Duke and how I feel about it. I'm not sure I've publicly spoken much about where I'm at with Young Life these days. I knew I needed space and distance between my breaking with them and … Continue reading So how do I feel about Young Life these days?

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Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter.

Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter. Who was out there telling a crowd that God gave and blessed him with the second amendment. That God empowered him to go kill that man. I hate what this says about God. That God just let over two dozen … Continue reading Today, I got into an altercation with the guy who killed the Sutherland Springs shooter.

What is in the way? A sermon on confronting white supremacy.

The following is a sermon I gave on the second anniversary of the racist violence in Charlottesville. There is a phone audio recording should you prefer to listen or follow along.   Last week was tough. If you were paying attention to the news, I imagine it was tough for you as well. In the … Continue reading What is in the way? A sermon on confronting white supremacy.

“Surely Not, Lord!” – The Unfolding Story of God

  Imagine writing something so confidently, so purposefully, so convinced you were helping, just to re-read it a few years later and feel ill to the stomach because you authored something you now find so offensive and upsetting and beyond that...harmful. Humans have a habit of changing over time. I realize this isn't profound by … Continue reading “Surely Not, Lord!” – The Unfolding Story of God