Not long ago TOMS Shoes, behind the leadership of Blake Mycoskie, popularized the idea of charitable purchases. In other words, you bought a pair of shoes from TOMS, and they give a pair of shoes to someone in need. It's obviously a great business model, but it also help us do good while also acquiring…Read more Buy a shirt, give a home!
My birthday is this week. I'll be 36 years old on Tuesday, October 28th. A friend gave us a great idea about how to celebrate, and I want to share it with you. You can help me celebrate in a really big way. Some of you may be aware that we are in the process…Read more 36 for 36 : Help me celebrate my birthday
Living in an area where one is in the religious majority changes the way you see the world. In America, those of us who are Christians often feel like the world is changing, and not in a way that is positive for us, but the truth is we are still part of the largest religious segment…Read more The Faith of Another
Alan Cross has been a friend of mine for quite some time now. As long as I have known him I have known of his concern for racial division in the US, but more specifically, racial division within the church. A man who practices what he preaches, Alan serves Gateway Baptist Church as their pastor…Read more When Heaven and Earth Collide
The response of the church towards those who attacked America on 9/11, particularly the radical, Muslim extremists, must be grounded in Luke 6, particularly verses 21-36. The message of the Sermon on the Mount is a counter cultural call to love those who most vehemently hate us, and who even attack us. The response of…Read more The church in response to 9/11
I want to share something that I haven't shared with too many people because, to be honest, I was a bit fearful of backlash. Having said that I am convinced that this is a significantly important issue and one I hope more people will understand and embrace, and I am convinced that its importance far…Read more My Muslim friends