Just putting up some pictures from my time in Kansas City, Missouri. The pictures below are of Kansas City and the National World War I Museum. In the coming days I will post pictures of Wichita, Kansas and around Salina. Plus I also have a lot of pictures of Eisenhower’s Library in Abilene, Kansas. Continue reading
I will be traveling to Kansas City, Salina, and Wichita later this week and early into next. So I will be slower to responding to people who try and contact me. I just want to communicate that I will be out of touch for a few days. Continue reading
For Mother’s Day a letter to my Mom who I deeply miss. This is the first time in my life I am not interacting with Mom on Mother’s Day. I have dreaded this day and yet I still want to wish Mom a happy Mother’s Day. Continue reading
An older 9 Marks article by Eric Simmons is the subject of today’s post. It was written before Redeemer Arlington officially launched. When Eric Simmons wrote about the missional life and how to reach the atheist or unbeliever, the question is this. Did that happen from Redeemer Arlington? Did a person in church leadership who was discipled by Jordan Kauflin effectively engage an agnostic/atheist co-worker in the office he worked in? Continue reading
When I was a college student a man of Japanese-American descent told me about his families incarceration in World War II. Today I want to tell that story as a reminder that history is to be learned from. May the mistakes of the past not be repeated in the present. Also to what extent are Evangelical Christians going to own this current mess with those with Visas or Green Cards being turned away? Continue reading
An open letter to a friend of mine in Fresno, California. I met Eric through Campus Crusade for Christ at Fresno State. He has deeply impacted my life and tonight I just want to step back and reflect on a friendship I have known since 1999. Through crisis and hardship Eric has blessed my life deeply. That showed itself again in the lobby of St. Agnes Hospital amidst a medical crisis. Thanks for your friendship Eric.
Looking at the theological themes in Will Smith’s Collateral Beauty. This is a movie about loss, grief and death. However it is also a movie about how you can sometimes find beauty out of the pain. This post is a reminder that death is around you, many people are living a façade and asks the question what is your collateral beauty?