October 24, 2019

Jesus loved the self-righteous religious leaders with unrelenting confrontation.

October 6, 2019

I recently finished revising my novel about a small-town girl who is abducted and trafficked for sex. Although her story is fiction, it's all too real, and it's happening every day in every town. The numbers are staggering, and they aren't numbers.

They're girls... and...

July 14, 2019

240,000 to 400,000 Children are trafficked in the United States each year. We can stop this plaque together, starting with ourselves and focusing on one child, one life at a time.

November 10, 2018

Falling leaves

Growing shadows 

Crisp winds 

Frosty meadows 

Skies of gray

Winter is near

Colors so warm

All disappear

The cold dreary darkness 

A blanket of snow

But even in winter

One thing still grows

Springtime is coming

No need to fear

The cold and the darkness 

Will soon disapp...

October 7, 2018

The worries of each tomorrow fade when tomorrows become fewer.

April 28, 2018

Alfie Evans lost his battle for life. His parents were denied their pursuit of happiness, their liberty to choose a reasonable treatment pathway or even to take their son home, and Alfie was denied his chance at life.

The  issues are not fundamentally policy or politics...

March 30, 2018

Death hangs like a menacing cloud threatening to wash away all hope. Sorrow pours like unforgiving rain, and all celebration of life is buried in its flood. The soul cries out against tears and pain. 

But hope is not lost. Hope is the everlasting, unyielding anchor that...

March 30, 2018

Imagine your name is Seong, and you are a pastor in North Korea. Authorities have discovered that you have been telling friends and neighbors stories from the Bible. You have even baptized a few of your friends. Those closest to you are devastated. They want to help bu...

February 22, 2018

You can't engage in social media without seeing the heated discussions about school shootings, gun control, mental illness, arming teachers, disarming criminals, increased background checks, FBI failures....

So many questions.

So many answers.

But what's the real question...

November 25, 2017

 When I wrote this song, I tried to imagine all the things that drive me crazy about Christmas yet connect with all the things I love about Christmas. I pictured myself window shopping in an old town square. Strings of over-sized white lights stretch from every buildin...

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