https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySYRI4wXUpo My friend and my neighbor you have put away from me, and darkness is my only companion – Psalm 88:19 Today, I woke up and said my prayers. It was a daily office type of morning. I left it to my wife to get the kids ready for school. I granted myself that … Continue reading Freedom!
The people’s champ must be everything the people can’t be...You must have missed the come up, I must be all I can be. Call me Mr. Mufasa, I had to master stampedes– Chance the Rapper Until what he had said came to pass, the word of the LORD tested him –Psalms 105:19 This … Continue reading In God’s Good Time: On My first class at Northeastern Seminary
All I ever wanted to be was a football coach. I saw coaches making a difference in my city. For many of us it was football or the streets. Sports had the ability to capture our imagination, but not forever. The goal was to keep us in school long enough so that we might begin … Continue reading Thoughts on a Pilgrimage to the Holy Land: Part I
Today I found myself struggling to find something relevant to say about Saint David King of Scots. It was my duty to speak to those gathered about a saint whose life we remembered for its witness to the gospel. But what could I say to a gathering of mostly Scots about a Scottish king when 48 hours … Continue reading All holiness is local: the feast of Saint David King of Scots!
I fully understand that the job market in Christian higher education is depressing. It is not my intention to discuss those matters here. Nor is it my intention to advocate for a dramatic change in hiring practices. I want to discuss one reason why there are so few African Americans or other minorities teaching in … Continue reading Christian Higher Education and the Diversity Question Part I