Category - Random Thoughts

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Why I Do What I Do
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Our Racial Conundrum
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Are We Producing Cymbalic Fruit?
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A MEMO to All Christians Regarding the Syrian Refugees
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Steve Martin and His Banjo

Why I Do What I Do

  I serve as the President & CEO of the Association of Christian Nonprofits, a nationwide membership organization focused on serving the local church and para-church. In my position, as you can imagine, I speak with Christian leaders from organizations of all sizes and backgrounds. And as I explain what we do at ACN, I regularly get one of two responses – 1) Why? and 2) Huh? Let me answer the first question and the[…]

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Our Racial Conundrum

For those who read this blog post, please know that l am first and foremost a believer in the awesomeness of Jesus Christ and have devoted my life to declaring his name (and awesomeness) among all peoples. I primarily work this out by working with mostly smaller churches and ministry nonprofits through the Association of Christian Nonprofits.  That being said, I follow many christian leaders on social media and absorb a lot of differing views[…]

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Are We Producing Cymbalic Fruit?

I have been working on a manuscript for a while now about my view on the modern western church. I was reading over the first four chapters again the other day just to see if I really wanted to pursue it any further. After all it may have been an exercise to get something off my chest and not really something suitable for publication. Today, I saw a Facebook post regarding an article in The[…]

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A MEMO to All Christians Regarding the Syrian Refugees

To be sure, there are opinions on all sides of the matter of what to do with the massive exodus of Syrian refugees that have fled their homeland in the last months. Does the U.S. take them in in mass, carte blanch?  Does the federal government place very articulated restrictions on Syrian immigration status? How are they vetted to keep the public safe?  These are all questions that MUST be answered. And it is not an[…]

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Steve Martin and His Banjo

Hey look, whether you love or strongly dislike the banjo, it really doesn’t matter to me.  This is my blog…..you can post other things on your blog.  However, I tend to like the banjo, the bluegrass genre and Steve Martin.

Watching this just reaffirms to me, that @SteveMartinToGo is a genius entertainer.  Wow is he talented!

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