God’s Unlikely Cast of Heroes

God’s Unlikely Cast of Heroes

Since my earliest days, my parents have always dragged me to church.  I grew up learning all of the Bible stories, even the Veggie Tales versions of them.  Seriously, it’s hard not to imagine Jonah as an asparagus who jumped off a pirate ship piloted by a cucumber. If...
A Dad’s Perspective on the Mommy Wars

A Dad’s Perspective on the Mommy Wars

I’ll never forget the moment I found out I was going to be a dad.  On the morning of July 4, 2011, my wife came out of the bedroom of our apartment holding the positive pregnancy test.  We were scared, excited, and caught up in the emotions of the moment. In the...
My City’s Wound

My City’s Wound

This was originally written in 2013, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I’ve lived in the Dallas area nearly my entire life. I have plenty of friends who can call any place home. They’ll move across the country and, for...