Note: I wrote this article for Jewish News Service with the help of my friend and fellow writer, Bethany Blankley, who I am indebted to for her knowledge and fearless research skills. Seventeen Republican presidential candidates are vying for the support of evangelical Christian voters from the swing states of Ohio and Florida, to the… Continue reading Where Is Israel on Evangelical Christian Voters’ List of Priorities?
The Confederate battle flag, honored by some who value their southern heritage and vilified by others who see it as nothing but a symbol of deep-seeded racism, finds itself once again at the center of a storm after Dylann Roof shot and killed nine people during a bible study in Charleston, South Carolina last week.… Continue reading Removing the Confederate Flag May Solve Political Issues, But Removing ‘Hate’ and ‘Meanness’ Will Take the Body of Christ
The meaning of Easter brings renewed hope to Christians that through the resurrection of Jesus all is right in our fallen world. And you’re a baseball fan, the opening day of Major League Baseball gives even the most loyal Chicago Cubs fan hope there is a chance for a World Series Title in 2015. Oh… Continue reading Resurrection and Renewal: Why I Wish Easter and the Opening Day of Major League Baseball Were Always on the Same Day
About two weeks ago while playing tennis on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon I met Gerry Finney. What happened as a chance meeting left me walking away from our encounter a few hours later wanting what this guy has – and lots of it. Over the past few months I’ve heard Gerry’s name brought up many… Continue reading Whatever Gerry Finney Has, I Want Lots of It
Many of you know my son attends Christian Brother High School, an all-boys Catholic School in Memphis. As a protestant, it’s been an interesting experience for him and a blessing for our family too. Each day during Lent the school sends out a daily reflection with commentary from teachers, staff, alumni and friends. All have… Continue reading Forgiveness: A Lenten Reflection