January 12, 2018

My Birthday Wish

Two years ago today, I announced on my 35th birthday that I was running for president to sell books. And I did sell some books (and even met a couple of people since then who - no joke - voted for me)! Although my campaign ended , you can still buy my books . T…
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January 11, 2018

Problem of Partisan Prayers

Late last night, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, a Republican elected in 2016, admitted to an affair with a married woman in 2015 just as he started his run for governor. He denied, however, allegations he threatened to blackmail her with revenge porn and us…
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January 8, 2018

MLK in Baptist World

The latest issue of Baptist World , the quarterly magazine of the Baptist World Alliance , reprinted a Word&Way article I wrote on "How the Reformation (and a BWA Meeting) changed MLK's Name." Check it out on page 29. Also in the issue is a pro…
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January 6, 2018

Very Stable Genius

"Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil." Proverbs 3:7 "A fool's mouth lashes out with pride, but the lips of the wise protect them." Proverbs 14:3 "The wise fear the Lord and shun evil, but a fool is hothea…
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December 31, 2017

Top Books of 2017

I've read many good books this year. Here are my choices for the best ones of 2017. I read other good books this year that were older books so I left them off the list. Those books included ones like The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks  by Rebecca Skloot,…
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