Month: August 2012


A Recent “God Blocked It” Moment

A few years ago, one of my favorite songs was “God Blocked It” by Kurt Carr.  Of course, that was before the local gospel radio station overplayed it and well before every gospel choir in the country attempted to sing it.  The lyrics of the song describe a time in the soloist’s life when God intervened and prevented events from… Read more →


Eight Years Ago Today

Eight years ago today, I preached my first sermon.  I still have trouble accepting that so much time has passed, but I realize that my life has changed a lot since the first time I stepped into a pulpit.  This post is going to focus on four of those changes. 1.  I am much more comfortable in my own skin.… Read more →


On Gabby Douglas’ Hair

Last Thursday was an exciting day for me.  Although I was in a business meeting at my fraternity’s national conference, I was secretly checking the stats for the Women’s Gymnastics all-around competition to see if Gabby Douglas would win.  By some miracle, she did.  Needless to say, I was thrilled.  I felt that the media had positioned her as someone… Read more →


Another Shopping Mishap

Yesterday, I was doing some last-minute shopping for my fraternity’s national conference when I decided to attempt to buy a new suit.  I realized that it had been over four years since I had purchased my last one and I figured it was about time that I take my professional appearance more seriously–especially since my job requires me to go… Read more →