Knowing God

Knowing God

My first job was working at a grocery store. I carried out groceries, stocked shelves, unloaded trucks. It was the perfect job for a sixteen-year-old boy. But the thing I want you to know about my first job is that I didn’t apply for it. I didn’t turn in a resumé or...
Honor and Submit?

Honor and Submit?

Aren’t you thankful for the government? …Awkward silence… Anyone?… Well then… before we get too uncomfortable, let me place that question in context. The sad thing is, it is a valid question, but one we probably have had trouble answering positively in recent...
Your Truest Identity

Your Truest Identity

Who are you? In our time (in the North America) there seems to be no shortage of answers one can give in response to this question. For example: “I am a cisgender African-American male married father of two who does financial analysis for Goldman Sachs; I root for the...
Living from the Other Side

Living from the Other Side

A popular song over the last few years is titled, Hello. One repeated line of the song is, “Hello from the other side.” The singer is lamenting that she now sees things differently from “the other side” after walking away from someone who meant a lot to her at one...