God is Bigger Than Your Elephant

For the past two weeks, each morning when I rise and each evening when I lie down, the words to this old hymn sing in my head. “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases. His mercies never come to an end. They are new every morning, new every morning. Great is Thy faithfulness ofContinue reading “God is Bigger Than Your Elephant”

A New Age of Yellow Journalism

On February 15, 1898 the U.S.S. Maine sank in Havana Harbor, Havana, Cuba. At the time of its sinking, the US government was at odds with the nation of Spain. In order to increase sales of newspapers and to exploit the headlines of a war, William Randolph Hurst and Joseph Pulitzer coined what is nowContinue reading “A New Age of Yellow Journalism”

Pineapple Pizza and Other Controversies

I live a diverse life. I have a diverse family. We live life with a diverse group of people. We are diverse in race, culture, language, politics, and theology. I Pastor a church that is 49.5% nonnative born Anglo. In other words, we are 50.5% American Whites and 49.5% African American and nearing 30 otherContinue reading “Pineapple Pizza and Other Controversies”

Crisis and the Constitution

Darren Micah Lewis – August 1, 2020 May 23, 1863 dawned with hope as President Lincoln signed the Habeas Corpus Suspension Act. The first years of the American Civil War were fraught with frustration on many fronts. The President and Union Army struggled to find the right General to lead them. The war was takingContinue reading “Crisis and the Constitution”