“Close” isn’t Close Enough

I’m writing over at The Glorious Table today! Here’s a Preview: Our vacuum broke. I’d ignored a cracked clip for about a year, convincing myself that Shark vacuums are so high-quality that the fact the canister no longer had an unbroken seal wasn’t a problem. But eventually, our vacuum made it clear that my efforts … Read more

Pastors’ Wives and Coaches’ Wives

I am so excited to share this final video in the series of book promotions! My friend and Pastor’s wife, Lori was with me the weekend the first idea sparked for Lessons from the Sidelines. As we chatted in between breaks at a writers’ conference we bonded over the similarities in our lives including the … Read more

Soul Damage of Choke Weeds

In his article Lies Pastors Believe J.R. Briggs highlights a list lies pastors have confessed over the years during his times with them: I have a small church, which makes me a bad and ineffective pastor. My addiction has no effect on my congregation. More speaking opportunities at ministry conferences means I’m a legitimate pastor. … Read more

The Social Media Cesspool

I’m sharing a book excerpt from Lessons from the Sidelines today! At the end of September, my time and focus will shift to serve those in my Mighty Network. I’d love for you to join me there even if you haven’t had a chance to purchase a copy of my book yet. I can’t avoid … Read more

Focus on God’s Truth

Chadwick Boseman, otherwise known as Black Panther, gave a commencement address at Howard University in 2018. He said, “Purpose is an essential element of you. It is the reason you are on the planet at this particular time in history. Your very existence is wrapped up in the things you are here to fulfill. Whatever … Read more