President Theodore Roosevelt gave a famous speech, citizenship in a Republic, at the University of Paris in 1910. Here’s an … More

What I learned about power and politics in Washington

I was at Washington for Jesus in 1988. That huge gathering on the Washington Mall had all the indicators of a … More

Be Pro-Choice

How does influence grow? John Maxwell writes, “Talent is a gift, but character is a choice.”  We all make bad … More

Reformed Theology, Great Commission, and Halloween

In honor of the 500th anniversary of the birth of the Protestant Reformation when Martin Luther nailed 95 theses (list … More

I didn’t like animals, but that changed

Do you ever stop and consider where your thoughts come from? Don’t you wish you could just take those stray … More


On a flight from Singapore to Tokyo, my conversation with the man sitting next to me took a sad turn. … More