Do All Lives Really Matter?

Did you hear her voice from the back seat of the car as her mother’s boyfriend lay dying? His blood spilling out for all the cyber world to see, as his girlfriend videoed it for our Internet-Instant-Global-Community? Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend, began screaming as she realized that Philando Castile had just taken his last breath. But did you hear her little girl? If you saw the graphic...

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The Supreme Court’s Decision for Death

The Supreme Court’s Decision for Death

Not too many hours after a friend took this picture of me, high atop the steps of the United States Supreme Court building, a tragic decision was made inside this marble structure. On June 27th, the Court made a decision that reflects a lack of respect (or care) for women who are in crisis and also a lack of regard for the unborn children they carry. It was another win for the culture of...

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Chocolate Covered Cherries are of the Devil!

Chocolate Covered Cherries are of the Devil!

  Minding my own business, I turned the corner and there at the end of the grocery aisle, my pet idol was waiting for me. I almost knocked over the stack of boxes filled with mouthwatering chocolate covered cherries. And the weird thing was, this was April! Mid November through January these boxes are everywhere, sometimes they pop up again around Valentine’s Day, but I never see them...

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Been Worshiping at the Wrong Altar

  I’m struggling with idolatry today, so I figured one way to do battle with it is to bring it into the light, enlist some of my favorite prayer warriors (you!), and hash it all out—right here in front of everybody. It’s the same old idol I’ve told you about before. The one that knows no mercy and almost takes me under every time I give it just a little room. My latest battle with my...

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Hope After Abortion

Yesterday, I cried out for the Church to not remain silent on the issue of abortion. Today I’m appealing to the Church to also reach out to those who’ve endured the brutality of abortion, or are struggling with the decision of an unplanned pregnancy. It isn’t enough to stand against abortion; we need to take a stand “for life” and one way we do that is by offering true life and freedom...

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