Christina Grimmie: The Story Behind the Other Orlando Shooting

Every now and then, we cross paths with someone whose life story is simply profound.  My friend Dr. Mark McDonough is just such a person.He is a true survivor, having overcome and survived Guillain-Barre Syndrome as a child, and later, as a teen, surviving a house fire that claimed the lives of several family members and left him with extensive burns over 60% of his body.  As an adult, he survived a stroke, in addition to heart valve disease and other non-physical diseases and mental cha … [Read more...]

7 Steps to Help You Pursue a New Life Direction

So you want to step out in a new life direction. But you’re afraid. That’s normal. Fear often keeps us from moving forward.What if I showed you the steps needed to move forward with clarity, confidence, and abundant faith to live an authentic life adventure?First let me acknowledge that I did not follow all of the steps I am about to share with you—not intentionally anyway. Some I had to learn the hard way.When I stepped away from a secure paycheck as the principal of a Christian … [Read more...]

5 Suggestions For Finding Your New Life Direction

Do you know where you are headed next in life? Do you know where you should be headed next? If you’re like a lot of us, you may have accidentally fallen into a life direction instead of intentionally choosing your best path.But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, it shouldn’t be that way.God created each one of us with unique strengths, passions, and skills sets. He gave us each unique relationship connections that open doors of opportunity unavailable to others.And He expec … [Read more...]

Marriage and Religious Liberty: A Conversation with Andrew T. Walker

If you are like a lot of Christians—or even conservative folks, you’re blown away by how quickly marriage and religious liberty have seemed to crumble in recent years. What are we to make of it all in light of the seemingly constant pressure to be made to care?In this latest episode of The FaithWalker's Podcast, I share a conversation with Andrew T. Walker of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is also the co-author of the book Marriage Is in … [Read more...]

Colorado Court Upholds Re-education Camp for Christian Baker

We are rapidly approaching a tipping point in America. The cultural wildfire is burning.The day is coming, sooner than most think, when we will each have to choose whether to obey God or man, dictatorial bureaucrats or the Constitution, tyrannical judges or our own consciences.The sooner we grasp this truth the better: simply because a court makes a ruling does not make it right.Because a law exists is not sufficient reason to obey it.When Pharaoh ordered all newborn boys to b … [Read more...]

Do You Live Like Your Story Matters?

Because of our natural human fixation on “the seen,” we tend to think only of the impact of our story in this brief season of our existence: the here and now. Although that impact is not unimportant, as immortal beings we should be far more concerned with how our story will sound when it is told there and then, in that next season of existence that will extend through all eternity.Unfortunately, for many Christians, the goal is simply to get across the finish line after surviving this earthl … [Read more...]

Disney Demands Georgia Let Go of Religious Freedom

We should have seen this coming. After all it was a Disney / Pixar film that captured the mantra of the secular Progressives: "We scare because we care." Just as we describe in You Will Be Made to Care, Disney has joined the NFL and other compassionate bullies to try to shut down even stripped-down religious freedom protection in Georgia under the auspices of opposing discrimination. They are threatening to take their Marvel movie-making magic somewhere else if Georgia passes HB 757 to protect … [Read more...]

Republican Convention Rules: It Takes a Majority

It takes a majority.It takes a majority of delegates to win the Republican nomination for President.It is not complicated.It is not new.These rules have been basically the same since the founding of the Party. A majority of the delegates to the convention must vote for a candidate if he or she is to become the Party's nominee.Yet Trump and his fans are demanding the rules be changed to accommodate him.They are demanding that the Establishment (whatever that is anymore) … [Read more...]