Riots and Revival

Riots motivated by racial injustice destroy a town . . . . . . was a scene from my 2nd book of the HOPE Trilogy, published three weeks ago. At the time, I would not have guessed I’d be spending the Saturday night before Pentecost under a citywide curfew as the National Guard had to … More Riots and Revival

Responding to ISIS

ISIS continues to dominate the news headlines, from this week’s cover of Time magazine to the brutal images we see nearly every week on the national news. The closer we feel to the victims, the more personal our grief and the more urgently we want to respond. If you are Japanese, the beheading of journalist … More Responding to ISIS

Praying for Strangers

Tonight we begin another fasting month of Ramadan, when we will join our Muslim friends and neighbors in not eating or drinking during the daylight hours.  As much as my body hates fasting, my spirit knows that my body needs to be reminded who is really in charge here.  Or as my former mentor, Lou … More Praying for Strangers