What’s Holding You Back

“Sometimes our strengths lie beneath the surface … Far beneath, in some cases.” – Moana Moana is one of those movies you can watch over and over no matter how old you are. There is so much to like about this movie: the visuals are stunning, the music is amazing and the story is inspiring.…

Our Purpose Is To Serve God

“Now when David had served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed.” Acts 13:36 NIV) Every movie that is made has a purpose.  The movie may fail to achieve that purpose but it still has a purpose. Through the story of the movie, the film’s…

For All Intents And Purposes

“For through the Son everything was created, both in the heavenly realm and on the earth, all that is seen and all that is unseen. Every seat of power, realm of government, principality, and authority—it was all created through him and for his purpose!” – Coplossians 1:16. Moana is the story of a Polynesian princess desperate…

More Than A Hashtag#

“We can go deeper to understand ourselves not only as members of one race against another but as fellow citizens with a common dream for our future, hopes for our children, and commitments to a better nation. In the end, we can and must shed ourselves of the racial divisions that have bound and separated…

Let’s Talk

“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”  – Martin Luther King Jr.   When the issue…