Marking National Grief Awareness Day With Resolve

As published in The Chrisitan Post August 30 is National Grief Awareness Day, which is a worthy observance. Grief is something every human being will inevitably experience. It’s a powerful…continue

‘Duck Dynasty’ star Missy Robertson debates pastor on guns and violence: ‘The solution is Christ’

As published in theblaze, The Christian Post, Charismanews Everyone agrees that gun violence in America is a deadly problem, but there’s a deep divide over how to solve the tragic…continue

Feckless Fatherhood and Gun Violence in America

As published in The Christian Post In spite of our conflicting views as Americans concerning politics and gun legislation, it seems we can all agree on one thing: that gun…continue

To the Class of 2018: Turning Grief into Hope

As published in The Christian Post: Graduation Day can be the best and worst 24 hours of your life. Trust me, I know. Over my 60 years, I’ve personally been…continue

The Mothers Who Mourn

As published in The Christian Post: Scores of beloved mothers throughout America cheerfully anticipate a very special day ahead. Most are excited about plans to gather with their children and…continue

What Should Be Done With the Student Marchers From Parkland?

As published in The Christian Post: A Facebook friend of mine recently posted his support for the kids coming to Washington to take part in the March4OurLives (M4OL), a protest…continue

Minister Says We Have a Moral Emergency in This Country– It’s Time to Wake Up, Face It and Fix It

As published in The Christian Post: Seventeen children were fatally shot and at least 15 were wounded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida. What should have…continue

Every Pastor Needs to Address Domestic Violence

As published in The Christian Post: Thirty-six years ago, as a newly minted minister, I encountered domestic violence through a gut-wrenching experience. A woman in the church, where I served…continue

Something We Can All Do About the Terrible Tragedy of Suicide

As published in The Christian Post: As a member of the clergy, I have intervened in situations where people have contemplated taking their own lives, and I have consoled the…continue