Does the Bible endorse Slavery?

This is an adapted excerpt from my eBook on Ephesians, Motley Tribe: Real Community Is Not Ideal. You can download your FREE copy here. Bondservants, obey your earthly masters with fear and trembling, with a sincere heart, as you would Christ... Masters... stop your threatening, knowing that he who is both their Master and yours is in heaven, and that there is [...]

“God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called” is asinine!

Disillusioned At 17-years-old I left my hometown in North Carolina and moved to Texas, 923 miles away. I was coming for a one-year internship, which I finally left five years later. I left home with ambition, with dreams, with hope, and without a clue about life. I was confident that this internship would be the [...]

4 ways your addiction can bring you closer to Jesus

Trapped. I was hopelessly addicted to porn. I remember a period when I would stand by the tall white-trimmed double windows in our living room, which faced the front yard, almost every morning as a teenager. I would watch my parents pull out of our graveled driveway and head off to work. It was summer [...]

Rearrange your life for racial unity

The following is an excerpt from my new FREE eBook, Motley Tribe: Real community is not ideal. I just released it this week. I believe the timing is truly from the Lord considering the events of this past week. I hope it encourages and challenges you as it does me...   The first colonial slaves were [...]

6 lies we believe about our calling

If you were a part of a church youth group as a teenager, you probably attended your fair share of youth conferences. At some point during the conference, usually in the final session, the speaker would give an inspirational message about God’s big plan for your life. “God has called you to greatness!” While the [...]