“How I Preach”

A few years back, Abe Kuruvilla, Professor of Preaching at Dallas Theological Seminary, was kind enough to include me in his interview series “How I Preach” which appears on his website www.homiletix.com. Abe is a consummate homiletician and author of many books,...

Disconnect: The Strange Case of Steven Hayes

Steven Hayes is in prison in Connecticut. He is an orthodox Jew. Last August, he sued the Department of Correction, alleging the preparation practices for kosher meals in the kitchen at the state’s highest-security prison do not conform to Jewish dietary laws....

Veterans Day Tribute to Jared

Today, November 11, is Veterans Day. Today we honor all men and women who serve or who have served in any branch of the armed forces in the United States. I’ve never served in the military. But my son, Jared, did. I’ll never forget when he came to Sherri and me to...

Should Brittany Maynard Commit Suicide?

Twenty-nine year old Brittany Maynard’s story is heart-rending on several levels. Shortly after her marriage she learned she had terminal brain cancer. Doctors were forthright in their prognosis that she would have about six months to live and that her final days...

Real Men

UPDATE – Breaking News: News came Wednesday afternoon that Mark Driscoll has resigned as pastor of Mars Hill Church. http://bit.ly/1EZ6yn0.     He stands there sporting a beard, broadsword, Bible, and blood-stained camouflage from his latest kill. He...