One Year In

It’s been a year since I’ve got involved in working with asylum seekers at the border. Remember the migrant caravan? That was a year ago.  And I think we need a reset. Let’s get back to the basic question of, “Why are people coming here to seek asylum?”  Here’s where I want to start. The…… Continue reading One Year In

Bono on Capitalism

Capitalism is not immoral, but it is amoral. It gets its instructions from us. It’s an indiscriminate engine, and our obligation is to see that it provides forward movement to everyone, not just to those whose hands are on the levers of the machine. Bono (source) I think people get falsely infatuated with tax designation,…… Continue reading Bono on Capitalism

Invoking the P Word

So let’s just call this thing what it is. Christian persecution. Right here in the good ‘ole USA. Right here in the Lone Star State. It’s happening all over the world. We just aren’t used to dealing with it in our own backyards. But the tide has turned. I have no doubt it is only…… Continue reading Invoking the P Word

Guest Post at the 30 Hour Famine blog

Check out my latest guest post on the 30 Hour Famine blog, Putting It All Together for the Kingdom. It’s pretty cool if you think about it. For me, it’s a great reminder that we’re not serving the little kingdoms of individual organizations, we’re serving the Kingdom of God. Read the rest

Liberty and Justice for All

Liberty and Justice for All

The past few weeks have been full of horror and hope for me. There have been moments where I could do nothing but turn off the news. And there have been moments where I watched the news unfold, mesmerized to do little more than watch and pray. Where is justice? The Horrors In an effort…… Continue reading Liberty and Justice for All

We are Israel, We are Russia, We are Mexico

Her day starts long before daybreak. She rolls off a mattress onto a clammy cement floor, hoping to step silently towards the light peaking between the doorframe to get outside. She pulls on the door but it’s jammed a little. Finally, with a thud, it opens. In a breath she looks back to the mattress to…… Continue reading We are Israel, We are Russia, We are Mexico

Childhood Lost – Stay Up All Night

http://vimeo.com/84435539 I’m thankful for Childhood Lost. When I’ve taught on social justice and human trafficking in the past it always felt like I was leaving students hanging. There just wasn’t anything practical to do… right now. Childhood Lost gives you something you can do to raise awareness & money to help a specific, highly vulnerable,…… Continue reading Childhood Lost – Stay Up All Night

Everyday Protests

Some people in border states are posting videos to YouTube of their protests of alleged illegal border patrol stops. Do these forms of protest make a difference?

Preparing My Heart for Cambodia

Today is the last day I’m hijacking Adam’s blog. I hope you’ll join me in learning more about Cambodia, it’s history, and the work that is being done today.