September 10, 2017

Early Irma Reports from Cuba

As Hurricane Irma, the strongest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, starts to hit Florida today, the Caribbean islands it already barreled over are still trying to figure out the damage and death toll. Early reports are trickling out of Cuba, where I&…
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September 9, 2017

Churchnet Leadership Development

On Friday, I led a leadership development training session for the Board of Directors of Churchnet (where I serve as Associate Director) on communication and social media. We spent time talking about identifying key messages to highlight, including key words …
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September 5, 2017

Violent Political Rhetoric

In our polarizing politics, we often see people resort to violent comments. These remarks - especially bad in anonymous comment sections online - are unethical and can incite physical violence against others. Hate rhetoric has often been linked to later acts …
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August 28, 2017

Global Baptists, Mo. Lawsuits, & More

The August 2017 issue of  Word&Way  features two packages of articles: one on last month's Baptist World Alliance gathering in Bangkok, Thailand, and the other on the 15th anniversary this month of ongoing lawsuits among Missouri Baptists. Here are the …
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August 25, 2017

Global Baptists Urge Religious Liberty for All

I wrote a guest column in the July-August issue of Report from the Capital , the publication of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty . My piece, Global Baptists Urge Religious Liberty for All , talks about how the topic of religious liberty came up …
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