October 31, 2014

Still Believe

While living in Virginia the past several years, the St. Louis Cardinals made it to the World Series a couple of times. Several people in the Old Dominion asked me if I was excited. They seemed surprised when I answered "no, I'm a Royals fan."  …
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October 25, 2014

More Cuba Photos

Earlier this week, I posted three photo albums from my trip to Cuba. Those albums are: Cuba, part 1 (COEBAC) Cuba, part 2 (Ciego de Ávila) Cuba, part 3 (Christian groups) I have sorted through the rest of my photos and created three more albums. Since we travele…
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October 23, 2014

Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution

Ethics Daily ran my latest article today, which is titled "Cuban Baptists Say Bible Inspires Their Work, Remember Baptist Leader of Cuban Revolution." It is the third in a three-part series on my recent trip to Cuba to attend the 40th anniversary ce…
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October 22, 2014

Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation

Ethics Daily ran my latest article today, which is titled "Cuban Baptists Advocate for Church-State Separation." It is the second in a three-part series on my recent trip to Cuba to attend the 40th anniversary celebration of the Coordination of Bapt…
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Jefferson Citian joins Baptist delegation on Cuba trip

The Jefferson City News-Tribune ran a nice article on my recent trip to Cuba. The piece is titled "Jefferson Citian joins Baptist delegation on Cuba trip." It offers some details about the Churchnet delegation and includes several quotations from me…
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October 21, 2014

U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration

Ethics Daily ran my latest article today, which is titled "U.S., Cuban Baptists Build Bridges During Celebration." It is the first in a three-part series about my recent trip to Cuba to attend the 40th anniversary celebration of the Coordination of …
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October 20, 2014

Some Cuba Photos

I have enjoyed reliving my recent week in Cuba by sorting through photos (which is a lot since with digital cameras I figure why not take a photo). I am splitting them into various albums to share so there is not one massive one. Here are the first three albu…
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October 16, 2014

Thanks & Gracias

Late last night (actually early this morning) I returned home after spending just over a week in Cuba. I joined a Churchnet delegation to visit Cuban Baptists, which involved seeing several parts of the island nation and joining an important Cuban Baptist ann…
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October 7, 2014

Baptist World Magazine

The newest issue of Baptist World magazine, the quarterly publication of the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) features coverage from the BWA annual gathering this summer in Turkey. An article I wrote and four photos I took are included. The article (on page 19) i…
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October 2, 2014

Unread Books

I sent out my monthly email update for October, which notes some of my recent publications. It also includes a short reflection on the process of writing and editing books (with a teaser about next book, which will be published soon). You can read the update …
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October 1, 2014

Happy 90th

I entered this world just in time to experience the last eight days of Jimmy Carter's presidency. I don't remember anything from it, but I'm pretty sure I had life pretty good back. People took care of my every need and everyone talked about my cu…
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