The Lord’s Prayer: a Social Justice Theology

On Easter Sunday, a little over 22 years ago, I came to know the Lord at my grandmother’s church - Evangel Assembly of God in Milwaukee, WI. Since then, I have spent the better part of my life attending Assembly of God churches, schools, conventions, and summer camps, and am even licensed by the denomination …

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Help Needed! Looking for a Few Reviews

Last month, I released my second book - Embracing a Holistic Faith: Essays on Biblical Justice. This book was a long time coming, and reflects my growing understanding of the intersection of faith and justice over the last several years. It includes popular essays from this blog like Returning to the Hood, Make Disciples of …

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Ten Years in the Making: Finding Purpose in the Midst of Pain

I have written extensively about the catalyst, the moment, the inciting situation that kicked my writing into high gear. Although I had been interested in writing professionally for since I was a kid, I never really took this passion seriously until I needed it in my season of wandering through the valley of the shadow …

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New Book: Embracing a Holistic Faith (Finally)

It has been exactly five years since the release of my first book, Dancing on Hot Coals. And while I have been writing like crazy since then, sometimes it takes a while to put everything together especially when you throw marriage and kids into the mix. But that is perfectly okay with me, my family …

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I Don’t Care About the Poor and Other Stories About Injustice

I recently came across an old journal entry of mine from the spring of 2006. For the majority of the piece, I rambled on and on about what I can only describe as nonsense. But right towards the end I wrote these words “I don’t care about the poor.” For many people who know me …

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