A STATEMENT ON THE SHOOTING AT THE TREE OF LIFE CONGREGATION SYNAGOGUE IN PITTSBURGH, PA

*** Below is a statement I drafted that was signed and submitted to our church.     Veritas City Church, It is with a heavy heart that your pastors issue this statement on behalf of our church: With each passing tragedy, let it not be so that our hearts grow immune to the evil that … Continue reading A STATEMENT ON THE SHOOTING AT THE TREE OF LIFE CONGREGATION SYNAGOGUE IN PITTSBURGH, PA

Table Talk: Intentional Questions for Engaging Your Neighbors

Busy. One startling reality about the world we live in is that majority of people will live their lives entirely in what we might call the tyranny of the urgent. In other words, what governs our lives is not necessarily what we would like to do or even what we need to do; instead, what … Continue reading Table Talk: Intentional Questions for Engaging Your Neighbors

Book Review: Mission in the Old Testament

Walter Kaiser is an Old Testament scholar who has a distinguished career in research and writing in the concentration of Old Testament Theology. As a well-published author and sought-after scholar of the Old Testament, his insight into the subject of mission in the Old Testament comes from decades of labor over the text. Kaiser served … Continue reading Book Review: Mission in the Old Testament

God is Redeeming Your 9-5

You've been there. The 5:30 alarm goes off, you hit snooze three times. You restlessly try to scrape together even just a few more minutes of sleep only to be interrupted by that pesky alarm reminding you of the full day of work between you and another night's sleep. You begin the funeral dirge of your … Continue reading God is Redeeming Your 9-5

Black Panther: A Vision for Beauty

What can be said of Marvel's latest movie that has not already been said? In this latest iteration of the cinematic journey through the Marvel Universe, many have been surprised to find a bit more than they bargained for. On the whole, superhero movies of the last decade have all seemed to follow the formula … Continue reading Black Panther: A Vision for Beauty

Book Review: Rise of the Nones

Throughout Rise of the Nones, White provides a glimpse into the rapidly rising segment of the population that are religiously unaffiliated. I would highly recommend this book to anyone- especially those who are doing some type of next-gen ministry in the local Church. This book calls for a re-examination of our ministry to young people in light … Continue reading Book Review: Rise of the Nones