I’m on Tik Tok. You have to be careful there. On one side of the straight and narrow way is the onslaught of thirst trap videos. The other side of the way are the Tik Tok theologians. I call them such because the totality of their biblical scholarship can be [ … ]
Imagine for a moment that you are the worship leader of a massive church. People sing your songs everywhere. You are partially famous because your choir is one of the leading choirs in the land. Before the internet, there were songbooks and before that, hymnals that people would use to [ … ]
Earlier this year I was hooded for the second time as I completed my Master of Divinity at the age of 51. I started grad school well into my 40s after nearly 20 years of ministry experience. I earned my undergrad from a secular university and had taken the course [ … ]
This past June 19th we talked about the holiday Juneteenth in service at Revival Life Church. This isn’t some sort of woke virtue signaling, its what happens when you recognize genuine prophetic signposts. Abraham signed the Emancipation Proclamation in January 1st, 1863. This Executive order freed enslaved Americans in the [ … ]
Let me help you carry God’s blessings into this new year and leave the baggage behind.
I have a complex theological history. This isn’t because I’ve done great studying over the years, but more so because of the clash between my social formation and my spiritual formation. For lack of a better expression, I got saved in my mid-20s. I spent my life up until this [ … ]
Do you have a place for important things? Throughout my life I have wasted countless time looking for essential things when I needed them the most. I hate looking all over the house for my keys when I am running late. As I have grown older, I have decreased my [ … ]
Sometimes it’s remarkable that you can get some of life’s most profound lessons from the most unlikely places. My wife Tracey comes from an Orthodox Jewish background on her mother’s side. Her grandma Rosa talked with an almost stereotypically Jewish Long Island accent. She had a bunch of phrases that [ … ]
Throughout my youth Dr. King was a hero of mine. As I got older and began to read his writings and listen to his speeches, I found his legacy more complex than I was able to reconcile. I loved the message of racial equality, I truly didn’t know what to [ … ]
They have been teaching for years that God is in a good mood yet that seemed to change when the current presidential administration was threatened.