A Guy Named Colin and A Guy Named Dwayne

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Two guys, two stories Both play games for a living One uses a round ball, the other one is “odd shaped.” Both make way more money than 99% of us ever will. Both are black. Colin is bi-racial, Dwayne is not.  Both are black. Colin is part of a white family – adopted. Dwayne’s cousin […]

Justice

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We’re blessed by being able to attend a church that is passionate about justice amid diversity. We’re blessed by youth group leaders who instill and nurture that passion in our kids. Their summer bible study was on justice – the video below is them.   Two of them are mine but I’m proud of all […]

The Juxtaposition of Politics and the Olympics

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I couldn’t help but notice both on my Facebook feed and also on the national news the disparity between politics and the Olympics. On the one hand, we have people like Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Simone Biles, Ryan Lochte and a host of others who have devoted themselves to a goal and have pursued that […]

The Benefit of Blogs…..

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I’ve been a small part of a conversation on Facebook about a blog post that someone else wrote.   Let’s just say it’s dealing with some racial challenges and many of the comments are not positive towards the writer’s viewpoint. The writer attempts to wrestle with the issues but the majority of the comments suggest […]

God’s More Than Enough…..

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Psalm 4:6 talks about how “the people” are always wanting more.  More of this, bigger, faster, higher, more more more! And then David stops that cold with one simple sentence,  “I have God’s more than enough.” Think about the enormity of that statement and the minutiae of our lives. Think about the enormity of the […]