My fellow author and brother in Christ, Ricky Beckett, has already written on the subject of the Florida shooting. And I suggest if you want a piece that is extremely well written, professional, and thought out, that you read his article found here: https://thelutherancolumn.com/2018/02/19/parkland-florida-a-theology-of-the-cross/ My piece here will address some of the subjects Mr. Beckett addressed. […]Read More Sin, Shootings, Solutions
For the past several weeks, I’ve been exchanging emails with a mother of several teenagers—let’s call her Tina—as she’s been going through a messy divorce. She came across an article I wrote for Geeks Under Grace on Christian love and felt she could contact me and help give her comfort and guidance on how to […]Read More Parkland, Florida: A Theology of the Cross
I woke up this morning to Facebook posts about the 50+ people dead and the 200+ people injured in Las Vegas with pleas of, “Lord, have mercy. Christ, have mercy. Lord, have mercy.” Eager to know what in the world happened, I opened the Fox News app on my iPhone and read the details of […]Read More Proclaiming the Gospel in the Wake of the Las Vegas Massacre (October 2017)
Yesterday was Palm Sunday, and we peaceably gathered with our congregations to remember Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem as King of Israel, to celebrate His Kingship today, and worship Him as the Prince of Peace. Yet it wasn’t peaceful for every Christian yesterday. In Egypt, two churches were attacked by suicide bombers for doing what we […]Read More How Can We Have Peace in the Midst of Evil?
During the 5,000 meter qualifier for the 2016 Olympics in Rio on August 16, New Zealand racer Nikki Hamblin fell during the race while tripping another runner, Abbey D’Agostino from the United States. After recovering, it was expected that D’Agostino would continue running, but instead of doing the expected, she helped Hamblin recover instead. They […]Read More A Good Samaritan at the 2016 Olympics
Olympics 2016 competitor, Maya DiRado, made a bold statement concerning her faith recently after finishing her performance in competitive swimming. She won a gold medal for the 200 backstroke in Rio. When interviewed by Yahoo! Sports, she said, “My God is powerful and in control, but I don’t think He cares whether I win.” Following up with […]Read More Bold Statement by Christian Olympics Medalist