Posts in The Kerygma Chronicles
The Second Quarter

Lately I’ve been trying to figure out how to move the needle forward in my life in a more significant way. It’s true that in the past year and a half I’ve enjoyed some success and experienced some high moments, but the truth is that I am nowhere close to being where and who I want to be. I still have so much work to do that at times it feels overwhelming.

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#HolidayHibernation

As you can see from my absence it has been an incredibly ridiculous and ridiculously incredible five months or so. After a year of planning, the Leadership Conference and the Leadership Summit Series final came and went. It was an incredible time and I am so thankful for what these events gave to me and my colleagues as well as added to me personally. 

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The Blessing in Showing Up

I am not one to show up to places just for the sake of showing up. If the purpose of me being present somewhere- anywhere- is to put in facetime, I would sooner stay home. Unfortunately once I entered ministry, facetime became a huge part of the expectation while I was in training. We were always expected to be in place- at meetings, at services, at conferences, etc.- just in case we were called upon (which we seldom were). It did however teach me discipline and the importance of being faithful.
 

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Why Titles Are Important and Why We Should Use Them

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times- titles aren’t important. Most of the time the people who are making this statement either don’t have a title or benefit from entitlements that come from being white, male, or older. Since I am none of those things, my titles (I happen to have two) are important particularly in my vocation

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