Divine Nature Clearly Seen

My good friend Erin and I just did our first episode for a new podcast called, The Erinvironment. She’s an environmental scientist who currently lives in Scotland where she got her masters, and I’m an urban pastor from Michigan. We thought the intersection between science and Christianity could be a fun conversation and so we just…

Praying for Your Enemies

God did not just tell us to love him, but to love our neighbors as well. “Not the neighbors you pick out,” farmer-poet Wendell Berry would say, “but the ones you have” (Berry, Wendell. “The Futility of Global Thinking.” Harper’s Magazine. September 16, 1989, p. 22.) Jesus makes the process simple: start with the people you have…

Whisper Hymns Now Available

My lullaby-esque album, Whisper Hymns, is now available on Apple Music, Spotify, and most other popular streaming sites (and still on its way to others). This acoustic album consists of a bunch of old public domain hymns sang quietly and slowly. To some extent it had to be. I turned the recording volume up so loud…

My Message at Ypsilanti Free Methodist

About a month ago I shared my testimony of meeting the Holy Spirit with Ypsilanti Free Methodist Church. They have it up on their podcast should you desire a listen. This message holds my new favorite preaching blunder: When I accidentally insulted an old Bible name that someone at the church had. Fortunately, she came…

New Singles

Two things I’ve always enjoyed doing: Writing music and making people laugh. This has always made any attempts at a serious music career kind of strange, since on one hand I write a lot of serious worship music (I’m working on a new project right now) and on the other I like to write a…