Sleeping in the Storm

Sleeping in the Storm

It has been truly a strange sight to watch “the city that never sleeps” settle into a collective slumber over the past week. The lights on Broadway went dark. The largest public school system in the nation closed. A city that thrives on eating out and night life...
Lord of All

Lord of All

As I sat in my office on Thursday, March 12, the news was coming fast and furious. I could visit traditional news sites, but I didn’t have to. Scrolling through Facebook, nearly every post was related to the coronavirus. Link after link to various news sources, videos...
The Prophet in the Pit

The Prophet in the Pit

Joseph woke early, and for a moment forgot he was in a dungeon. He pictured himself back at his father’s side, wearing his royal coat—the coat his father had given him as a gift. The false reality was comforting, and for a second Joseph felt peace, but the damp cool...
In Our Place

In Our Place

I will never become jaded like them.” I had just started working as a part-time tutor for an after-school program in the largest public housing project in New York City. I was filled with idealism and dreams of transforming the lives of the inner-city youth in the...
Bad Intention

Bad Intention

“How you have fallen from heaven, morning star, son of the dawn!” – Isaiah 14:12a I’ve won.” The whisper escaped from the mouth of The Accuser. The plans he had set in motion so long ago had finally been completed. With those deliciously painful words, “Father, why...
Crazy Promise

Crazy Promise

I would love to sit down and chat with King David. Particularly, I would ask him about Psalm 16. Because in verse 10 (ESV) he makes this earth-shattering statement: You will not let your holy one see corruption. If you don’t see what I’m getting at, try the New Living...