How do faith and politics intersect? What relationship should exist between church and state? To what degree do they go together, or should they be entirely separate? Is Jesus a Republican or Democrat? Should churches and pastors be outwardly political?
Does God still speak today? And if so, how? In today's podcast, I look at several ways that I believe that God still speaks to us today.
After watching The Rise Of Skywalker, I have searched my feelings and know it to be true: Disney's Star Wars trilogy is better than George Lucas's original Star Wars trilogy...
It's become hip in American Christianity to enshrine doubt over dogma. Many are deconstructing their faith, and consider themsleves #Exvangelical. I believe as the church we need to take a different approach, and allow for a generous curiosity, as people journey on their faith in Jesus.
A spirit of discontent often causes us to seek out "greener pastures" on the other side of the fence. This is really common at New Years. In my latest podcast, I look at Psalm 23, and show how the Lord helps us navigate all the comings and goings of life.
Hope isn't always a good thing. Hope can drive a man insane and make his heart sick. In today's podcast, I explore both the good and bad sides of hope, and explore where our deepest of hopes needs to ultimatley be found.
"Jesus is the reason for the season," and we do need to put "Christ back into Christmas." But that doesn't mean we shouldn't be materialistic at Christmas. In today's podcast, I look at why I believe Christmas needs to be a materialistic holiday...
"Cancel culture" isn't just a pop culture phenomenon in America, but is something that has existed in the church for a long time. In today's podcast, I look at cancel culture in the context of pastoral ministry, and how we must look to make whole again, those who have been removed from ministry.
Should you celebrate Christmas before Thanksgiving? On today's show, Corey Forsyth comes on to defend the practice of celebrating Christmas before Thanksgiving...
This past week, at the ripe old age of 37, I had a brush with death as the result of a pulmonary embolism (blood clot) being formed in my lungs. In today's podcast, I talk about how this suddenly happened, how I sought emergency medical treatment, and how I wrestled with my own mortality. I also share about how my faith in Jesus Christ brought comfort to me in the situation.