Merely Obedient

Today we pause to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King’s life is one we can point to and agree, “Yes, in his lifetime his work moved nations.” One man brought voice to millions and inspiration to billions. Many people will reflect on Dr. King’s work and build a […]

No more country clubs

Quick facts Cumulatively, the American church is likely the largest private land owner in the country. Most zip codes contain at least one house of worship. In my zip code alone there are more than 30. In many communities around our nation the church occupies some of the prettiest property in town. It’s square footage […]

The Disadvantaged White Protestant Straight Males

(Yes, the title of  this post is sensationalistic. But it got you to read it, right?) All of my life I’ve grown up with versions of this phrase, “Don’t judge someone by their color, race, ethnicity, gender, or religion– judge them by their character and abilities.” I grew up in a college town, with the […]