Do your best. Forget the rest.

"Do your best, and forget the rest," is a favorite motto of Tony Horton (Beachbody trainer for programs like P90X). While he uses this catchphrase to encourage people to keep showing up, pressing play, and working out to his videos, I think it applies to the Christian life as well. Let me explain. The average … Continue reading Do your best. Forget the rest.


Following Jesus on Easter

Follow me. That was the summons of Jesus Christ to his first disciples. And as he would say shortly before his death, "If anyone serves me, he must follow me; and where I am, there will my servant be also" (John 12:26). It's no surprise that 'following Jesus' became a mantra of the church. It … Continue reading Following Jesus on Easter

language is powerful Here is a fascinating (if you like this sort of thing) and insightful video breaking down the way Donald Trump communicates (don't be scared, it's only 6 minutes). I've wanted to do this sort of thing for months, but I'm so glad someone else did. Language is a powerful tool. As Donald himself has said, "I … Continue reading language is powerful


Enough. That's what Brett Baier tweeted after Donald Trump continued his juvenile feud with Megyn Kelly on Friday. And that is all that needs to be said. Check out the story here: But, please, permit me to rant anyway. This is truly disturbing. 1) Trump has again and again attacked Megyn since last summer! Dude, give it … Continue reading #EnoughTrump

A Rhetorical Analysis of Donald Trump’s Campaign

Pathos – an appeal to emotion Ethos – an appeal to the credibility of the speaker Logos – an appeal to logic or reason Donald masterfully employs pathos. He brilliantly taps into the emotions of his followers, especially their fear, anger, and vindictive desire for justice. He is running for president at perhaps the most … Continue reading A Rhetorical Analysis of Donald Trump’s Campaign