The Babylon Bee Published Another Headline I Pitched Them… Again

Walmart

Walmart recently announced that they would require masks to be worn in all Walmart and Sam's Club stores nationwide. Inspired by the irony that a store that barely requires you to wear pants and a shirt is now going to require folks to wear masks... I couldn't help but pitch a headline idea over to the folks at the Babylon Bee. And, they liked it enough to publish my headline idea, for the second time this year!

Living An “Uncaged” Life ~ Episode #68

BridgeLivWat

We love living life inside the box. It brings us comfort. And according to musician John Howey, this comfort becomes a cage that oppresses us. It's a life we need to be freed from. We need to become "uncaged." In today's podcast, I talk to John about the uncaged life, and his upcoming album.

In America (But Not Of America) ~ Episode #66

American Flag In Church

There are a number of spiritual dangers that we face as Christians in America. A "worldliness" has crept into us. And by that, I don't mean what movies we watch or what clothes we wear. Rather, it is our identity as Americans. As Christians baptized into the red, white, and blue, our nationalistic identity as Americans threatens to distort our view of what it means to be a Christian. In today's podcast, I talk about this pressing issue...

We Love Making Noise With Our Pots And Pans ~ Episode #65

Making Noise With Pots And Pans

Our culture has become like a child banging pots and pans together on the kitchen floor. We make plenty of noise, but have no love. Looking at 1 Corinthians 13 today, I question whether or not we really love as we ought to, and how the ultimate acid test of love is seen in how we treat our enemies.

Racism And “The New Jim Crow” (A Conversation) ~ Episode #64

Racism - Jim Crow

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 might have officially ended the "Jim Crow" laws that overtly discriminated against blacks, but many are of the opinion that Jim Crow is still alive and well in America. In today's podcast, I have a conversation about systemic racism in America., and how we can fight against racism today...

NAACP George Floyd Protest in Charlotte: White Evangelical Teen Shares His Perspective – Episode #63

George Floyd Protest in Charlotte - NAACP

Recently the NAACP held a protest rally here in Charlotte, NC on behalf of George Floyd, who was unjustly killed by police. White evangelical teenagers are not usually among the faces you usually see at such protests. In today's podcast, I talk to one...

Going On Summer Vacation During The Pandemic – Episode #61

Summer Vacation

Memorial Day is upon us. How is the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines impacting your summer vacation plans this year? Are you maintaining a quarantined lifestyle, or are you making plans that include practicing reasonable social distancing recommendations while going on vacation? In this podcast...

Reflections On “A Grief Observed” by C.S. Lewis – Episode #60

Grief - Wilted Rose

This past week, a friend of mine died unexpectedly. Trying to process my grief, I turned to "A Grief Observed" by C.S. Lewis. In today's podcast, I walk through this raw and emotionally gut-wrenching book as I wrestle with the loss of a loved one...