My heart breaks, for a lot of reasons. For teens on drugs, for babies that are killed in the womb. Recently my heart breaks for Paris and Beirut. For all the families that have to move forward without loved ones. My heart breaks for all those who are being displaced by war and senseless acts of... Continue Reading →
The shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon brought the 2015 mass shooting total to 294, and at the time that I'm writing this post Shooting Tracker has the total mass shootings at 296. 296 mass shooting this year alone! This includes colleges, schools, theaters, pretty much anywhere. Looking at the raw data, there have been... Continue Reading →
“At some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence does not happen in other advanced countries. It doesn’t happen in other places with this kind of frequency. " -President Obama So why America? In a land of abundant freedom, why do we find abundant... Continue Reading →
In the wake of the reveal of Caityln Jenner, I found myself asking how would Jesus react? And as a Christian should I have some type of reaction (or no reaction at all) to this? It always gets dangerous when we Christians make declarations about what Jesus would do or what he would say. In... Continue Reading →
This song came to me at a graduation ceremony I attended over the weekend. The class president gave the below remark while giving a speech to his fellow students, in this part of his address he talked about the difficulty of coming up with an original speech for graduation; then he said this: "...but I didn't... Continue Reading →
"Confront the brutal facts of your reality, without ever giving up hope that you will prevail in the end."