Faith and Our Feet

Faith is not about how much you believe in what you believe. Faith is about believing that the One you believe in is believable. In fact, you can have all of the faith in the world that your SUV is going to take off and fly you to Alaska cruising at 12,000 feet in the air. But that won’t change …

Making Marriage Matter

For far too many people, the subject of marriage is like a three-ring circus. First, there is the engagement ring. Next comes the wedding ring. Then, there is suffering! One lady said that she got married because she was looking for the ideal but it quickly turned into an ordeal, and now she wants a new deal. And one man said that he and his …

Why Black History Matters

Something I sometimes hear from my white brothers and sisters when it gets around to Black History Month each year is, “Tony, tell me again … why we have to have Black History Month? And shouldn’t we have White History Month, too?” That statement is usually followed up by a chuckle in an attempt to take the edge off of …

Thoughts About My Mom and Dad

When I was 10, all I’d ever known at home was chaos. I was the oldest of four children, and the atmosphere for all of us was volatile. My father and mother were in constant conflict, making divorce seem the only possible outcome. But that was the year my dad put his faith in Christ. He immediately became fired-up about …