The first time my pastor asked if I’d be interested in volunteering to help start a Pregnancy Care Center, my mental answer was an immediate That’s nice, but no thank you.
“Every year it’s the same thing. I promise myself summer is not going to fly by. I promise I’ll slow down and take deeper breaths.
Talking about race and reconciliation has never been easy. Some folks stay away from conversations on race because they are too awkward or volatile.
Our cell phones are a part of our daily lives. With all the features of the modern smart phone, they can practically feel like an extension of our hand.
Without vision and goals, our lives often become routine. Like a gerbil in a wheel, we move frantically but don’t get anywhere. The Bible commands us to live differently.
Boundaries are boundaries, and the same rules apply whether you’re setting them with children, schedules, or relationships.
I was raised essentially fatherless.
I was nine years old when I met my biological father for the first time. I only remember speaking to my father on two occasions. Then, he died in prison when I was twelve.
“You’re the worst father I’ve ever seen!”
Our friend Helen went on to say, “Bo, you’re so consumed by your business that you don’t know your kids or what they’re doing.
My father passed away last year. I think of him constantly, his enveloping smile, his unqualified acceptance, his understanding. What he taught me by example still shapes my life.
It’s a beautiful, lazy San Diego Saturday and I’m alone in my living room with the ATV remote braced against my leg.