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At R*sk Rhetoric

If someone used an adjective to describe you, which adjective would they choose? Have you ever asked yourself that question? It’s an exercise that’s both fun and terrifying. It's fun because it lets you dream about who you want to be and how you want to be...

S T O R Y

“But I received mercy for this reason, that in me, as the foremost, Jesus Christ might display his perfect patience as an example to those who were to believe in him for eternal life.” Most psychologists believe that as humans, we interpret data in narrative form....

The leaders we need most right now.

At Lead Collective, we’re committed to equipping and elevating next-generation leaders from our most vulnerable communities. Here’s why: We’re in the midst of a critical, painful—yet surprisingly beautiful—cultural moment. Our society is waking up to many...

P E A C E

“They have treated my people’s brokenness superficially, claiming, “Peace, peace,” when there is no peace.”  Jeremiah 6:14 Despite all the noise and clamor of 2020, two words seem to cut through public discourse right now: Justice and Peace. While these are great...

I Believe That Black Lives Matter

Anyone who knows me knows that I spend very little time watching sports. But once in a while, I wind up catching a football game on TV. Several years ago, I was watching a game and noticed players wearing pink socks and pink armbands. I thought that was strange. I...

No Mere Mortals

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No Mere Mortal

“There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal.” - C.S. Lewis

Seeing at Slant

For the middle-class American, there are a thousand and one things that can give us a false sense of security. Developing a false sense of security doesn’t happen overnight. Each of us is connected in some way to a cultural I.V., slowly dripping a narrative that...

Rest & Renewal

Rest         I resisted the Enneagram for several years. But when I gave in, I gave in hard. I bought the book, downloaded the podcast, and took the test. Turns out, I’m a one. Not the kind of one that needs an immaculate house and a perfectly...