Joe Kennedy isn’t Allowed To Pray

Joe Kennedy is the most well-known assistant high school football coach in America.  He’d rather that not be the case. For the past 9 years Coach Joe, a Marine combat veteran and follower of Jesus Christ, has been praying at the 50 yard line at the conclusion of every football game.  Win or lose, Joe […]

Here we go again: The Battle for Public Prayer Wages on

In Washington D.C. today the highest court in the United States Supreme Court will take up a case that examines whether a town government in upstate New York is violating the separation of church and state by allowing their board meetings to begin with prayer. Here are the facts. Greece, New York has a population […]

Philippines Mission Trip Wrap Up: Things Mission Trips Teach Me

My feet have been on American soil for about 48 hours now.  I’ve watched a few episodes of Downton Abbey, snuggled with my kids, and slept a lot.  The fog of jet lag is finally beginning to lift; I can feel my body slowly beginning to return to normal.  But there are things about me […]

The Anatomy of a Short Term Mission Trip (Philippines Mission Report #5)

I want to try to help people better understand what goes into a well-executed short-term mission trip.  Sometimes people think teams just show up somewhere, hand out a few tracts or bibles and see the glory of God fall.  While God could certainly do it that way (He can do things however He desires – […]

Why do missions (Philippines Report #1 – Travel Day)

19 Go therefore and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” The words of the Great Commission weigh heavy on my heart today.  I’ve been awake for 24 […]