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The (Carl Lentz) View

I feel the need to address a recent controversy that involves me, my family, and my church.  First off, I am in NO way a spokesperson for Hillsong church — any of them. And pastor Carl Lentz can handle himself.  My main issue in all of this has been the willingness (or even excitement) for some to just “light up …

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Politics: Vanquishing A Vehicle For Vitriol

“Post this at all the intersections, dear friends: Lead with your ears, follow up with your tongue, and let anger straggle along in the rear. God’s righteousness doesn’t grow from human anger. So throw all spoiled virtue and cancerous evil in the garbage. In simple humility, let our gardener, God, landscape you with the Word, making a salvation-garden of your …

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COME AS YOU ARE: GQ’s Video Profile of Hillsong NYC

The following are some highlights from the video below: …Come as you are, knowing that God loves you too much to leave you like that… …The job of the Church is to stand for what we believe is right; not compromise in it, but have conversations throughout it… …The Bible says that people who do what I do will be …

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Faith Resuscitation

Yesterday I was blessed with an opportunity to meet a hero in the faith.  Carl Lentz has been used by God in such mighty ways to save me from the spiritual sewer I was swimming in for years. Many voices are responsible for the current journey I am on, but Carl has been the primary catalyst.  He has ignited my …