TweetIt’s Reached the Zeitgeist… A few years ago I came to the realization that I should get some professional counseling. And by “realization” I mean it was heavily suggested by some other leaders within the church in which I was
TweetHere’s the buzz in Vegas… Earlier this month a pretty big story hit here locally. The headline went something like this, “MGM Resorts to Replace Bartenders with Machines.” This is a big deal for a few reasons… Bars are big
TweetLet’s Review A Bit Last week I began a series of posts about the now famous Letter From A Birmingham Jail, penned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in response to criticism by several influential, white religious leaders of the
TweetBlack History Month Last month my son came home from school every day of the week leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day talking about segregation, Ruby Bridges, and the man himself MLK. This spurred a desire in me
TweetSelf Care There’s a lot of resources out there for what is known as “self care.” From meditation apps to YouTube guided meditation videos, subscription boxes and mental health days, our society has seen the need to help people slow
Fasting was out of the question. Until it became the answer.
Not eating to somehow become more spiritual sounded ridiculous to me. Even as I entered a time of prayer and fasting mid-January 2010, I was skeptical. Honestly, I was a little scared. I talk about fasting to people frequently and I can see it all over their face. The doubt. The questions. And the critical nature of both.
TweetNew Year, New You, Kind Of We can’t help it. A new year brings with it considerations of a past year and the one ahead. Considerations of change and newness. Most of us would say we aren’t where we could
TweetA peek into 2018… A few weeks ago while in discussion at our Sunday gathering I mentioned a book I was currently reading. Someone at the table then expressed their interest in other things that I find myself reading. Occasionally
TweetJesus was playing a different game… When it comes down to it and people want to know what I believe or what kind of church Downtown Faith considers itself I simply answer…”we follow Jesus and help others do the same.”
TweetLiving Spiritually, Spiritually Living I recently watched a documentary about the late, great comedian, Garry Shandling. People are fascinating. People who do great things, live interesting lives, and seem to affect us all are unbelievably interesting. Shandling was one of