We are all priests!

Everyone has special gifts, talents, abilities, and experiences. It would be a shame for you and I to go through life and not take the time to pour into others what we have received. I love the principle of equipping found in 2 Timothy 2:2. The Apostle Paul told his young protégé, Timothy, “The things … More We are all priests!

Speak life!

I received a shocking phone call from an old friend one Christmas Eve several years ago (to protect his identity I’ll call him Doug).  I had not talked to Doug since junior high school, and he was drunk, depressed, and suicidal. He lived far away from me in Arizona and had found my contact information … More Speak life!


Can you imagine God asking you in heaven why you didn’t stick up for someone who needed help during your life on Earth? The first time I remembering needing to stick up for someone came when I was attending junior high in Potomac, Illinois. While waiting for the school bus one day, some kids started … More Advocate

One person at a time!

Fighting stereotypes is hard work, especially when they have taken root over many years.  I grew up with a stubborn stereotype about Russian people, thanks mainly to all the Cold War propaganda I was fed during my childhood.  I remember having nightmares as a child about nuclear war.  I remember thinking Russians were the personification … More One person at a time!