On Passion and Purpose

As Kim and I entered a new season of life, we took a mini-sabbatical to pray and consider what it may look like. We spent time seeking His will. We asked the Lord to maximize our gifts, provide discernment to pursue the highest and best opportunities, to put us in places where we can meet […]

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Peacemakers

I’m heartsick that so little has changed since writing this as evidenced by Charleston and Charlottesville and most recently Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. Violence is familiar to me, having grown up in Beirut, Lebanon and spent most of my life traveling to the neediest places on earth. Many times I have experienced the scourge […]

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Thank You Ravi: A Tribute

I’ll never forget meeting Ravi for the first time.  Before I met him in person, I had been following his work. As a budding missiologist, I appreciated watching a modern-day apologist deftly leverage his platform to unify instead of polarize. It was intriguing and refreshing to hear a voice speak truth drenched in grace. I […]

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Response to Ahmaud Arbery

It’s taken me a few days to process last week’s headlines about the Ahmaud Arbery incident. Mostly because, “Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But since no one was listening, everything must be said again.” —André Gide Racism is a topic I’ve written about often on my blog; more often than […]

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What Will Covid-19 Change?

  I’m being asked one question more than any other right now: What will be different after this is over?  The easiest answer is to try and guess some changes in behavior and activity. We will do more remote work. We will have more virtual meetings. We will start using more digital based products and […]

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Easter in the time of Covid19

It doesn’t seem appropriate or even natural to celebrate a holiday in a moment like the one we are living in right now. Easter eggs and bunny rabbits, family potlucks, Spring dresses and colorful bonnets do not quite fit the mood this year as our existential futures seem to hang in the balance.  However, I […]

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