I Love Spring in Memphis

It’s Springtime here in Memphis.  This is without a doubt my favorite time of year.  Here are three reasons why I love Spring and why it’s even better in Memphis: It’s great weather… Continue reading

SOS Summer Staff

I’ve spent the last month filing through SOS summer staff applications, interviewing candidates, and praying about my decisions.  After much work, the SOS Summer Staff Class of 2012 is coming together!  Recruiting, hiring,… Continue reading

Learning to Pray

This winter I visited Kenya with 14 other former SOS summer staff. While I was there, I lived a praying life. I constantly felt myself relying on God. My prayers weren’t limited to… Continue reading

I Love Binghampton // Invitation

My wife and I have lived in Binghampton for almost two years, and we love our neighborhood. Here are a few reasons why we love Binghampton: Binghampton is the one of the most… Continue reading

Augustine Quote

“For such is the depth of the Christian Scriptures that, even if I were attempting to study them and nothing else, from boyhood to decrepit old age, with the utmost leisure, the most… Continue reading

SOS Academy // Choose901

http://vimeo.com/37957833 This is my coworker and friend Marlon “Big Dog” Brown discussing the SOS Academy, a one-year urban internship. I love the SOS Academy, and I believe it’s a key element in raising… Continue reading

Memphis Breakfast Challenge

One of my reasons behind this blog is to write about things I love.  And two things I love are Memphis and food (Memphis is a great place to be if you love… Continue reading

Discipleship Versus Mission

Discipleship and mission are two buzzwords right now in evangelical circles. Christians use these words to emphasize different aspects of the same thing: God’s overarching mission is to glorify Himself by reconciling sinners… Continue reading

Fear the Okra

The university where I did my undergraduate work has put out an advertising campaign that’s receiving national attention.  I’m not sure whether the attention is positive or negative, but the videos are definitely… Continue reading

Evangelical Hypocrites

“Of all hypocrites, grant that I may not be an evangelical hypocrite, who sins more safely because grace abounds, who tells his lusts that Christ’s blood cleanseth them, who reasons that God cannot… Continue reading