‘Christian,’ An Atheist-Anarchist from Athens

I met Christian in a refugee squat house in the Exarcheia neighborhood of Athens during a recent mission trip to Greece. When I introduced myself, he simply replied “Christian.” He had already expressed some skepticism toward us, so the moment was a bit tense. In that split second, I couldn’t tell if the word “Christian” … Continue reading ‘Christian,’ An Atheist-Anarchist from Athens

Seeing things from a different perspective

Perspective is valuable. Seeing things through someone else’s eyes can cure our self-absorbed myopia. Perspective can help us understand something in a new way and help us empathize with another people. In the past few weeks I have had several opportunity see things from a different perspective. One event helped me learn more about my … Continue reading Seeing things from a different perspective

Hurricane Katrina: Faith + Hope + Love = Healing

God appointed a time for everything under the sun, the writer of Ecclesiastes said. “A time to mourn and a time to dance.” Hurricane Katrina was certainly a time to mourn.Five years have come and gone since the storm rearranged my life and the lives of millions along the Gulf Coast. On this anniversary, I … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina: Faith + Hope + Love = Healing