The King of Hide and Seek

I had coffee with a new friend yesterday, Phil Stevens of Bed Head Media – (you should go check out his work, it’s awesome). Phil was part of my mission team in Kenya, and we became fast friends. I can sometimes suck at building friendships, so the opportunity to connect with him on this side… Continue reading The King of Hide and Seek

The Anywhere Gospel

There were about 40 of them, seated on the grass or on benches, their shukas wrapped around their shoulders, their sticks and clubs near at hand. Men of the Maasai tribe listened as men from my tribe, the Joshua’s Men of 12Stone Church, spoke with them about American culture and customs. They shared their customs… Continue reading The Anywhere Gospel

To Discover What Makes a Man

I have always struggled with what it means to be a man. The typical manly virtues I learned growing up never applied to me: I wasn’t tall, rugged, handsome. I didn’t have broad shoulders and large hands. I didn’t excel at sports or enjoy hunting and killing. In so many ways, I fell short of… Continue reading To Discover What Makes a Man

Labels Out

Who labels you? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately. I’ve struggled with labels most of my life, and now, as my daughter gets nearer to middle school, I’ve been thinking a lot about the labels we wear as people. In the opening section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus uses some interesting… Continue reading Labels Out