The Gift of Suffering – High School Sermon

I was asked to preach a sermon to the high school students on December 16th of 2018. The sermon series, to incorporate the Christmas season, focused on different gifts we have been given which we often neglect. I chose to preach on the gift of suffering, a gift which is an opportunity to participate in … Continue reading The Gift of Suffering – High School Sermon

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We should reflect on George H.W. Bush’s civility in bi-partisan politics

After the passing of former president George H.W. Bush, or the passing of any president, we are invited to a moment of silent reflection. The United States is an incredible nation, facing challenge after challenge, and despite its incredible economic, political, and cultural power, it has never devolved into global empire building. It has had … Continue reading We should reflect on George H.W. Bush’s civility in bi-partisan politics

Our views of the migrant caravan should not be reduced to a sound-byte

They say it is a skill not only know when to push harder, but also to know when to quite. When I was offered this piece, I was at first hesitant simply because of the fruitlessness of trying to write an opinions piece that is focused on the facts of the situation. Having written as both an opinions … Continue reading Our views of the migrant caravan should not be reduced to a sound-byte