Tips for Contact with the Police: An Open Letter to Alec Baldwin

Dear Mr. Baldwin, May I call you Alec? Oh. Okay. Dear Mr. Baldwin, We’ve never met, and the likelihood is we never will. I’m a retired, 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Wait! Put down the computer and let us reason together! Or at least allow me to reason with you. I […]

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Some People Do Put God in a Box

What’s In a Cliche? “Putting God in a box”: it’s one of those Christian cliches that has the same effect on me as someone loudly chomping on their chewing gum, or someone struggling violently to “play” an instrument for the first time, or having nowhere else to eat but McDonald’s, or seeing a man wearing […]

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Donald Sterling and the Intolerance of America

Donald Sterling and the Intolerance of America

Can the Ethiopian Change His Skin? Skin pigmentation, regardless of shade, is a beautiful gift bestowed upon mankind by his Creator. The amount of melanin in a person’s skin, a result of micro-evolution, is evidence of God’s grace upon the human race. Since the moment sin and death entered into the world through the Fall […]

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What Mike Tyson Can Teach the American Evangelical Church

Mike Tyson: former heavyweight champion of the world. He still holds the record for the fastest Junior Olympics knockout (8 seconds). ESPN ranked Tyson as the most powerful puncher of all time. “Iron Mike” is the former husband to a once-famous starlet. He earned over $300-million dollars during his career and was bankrupt before he […]

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