Forward Ever, Backward Never

When I was in Africa last month, I learned a lot about the history of Ghana. One of the most fascinating aspects was learning about Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah. His presidency ended suddenly in 1966 when he was overthrown by a military coup when he was out of the country. It has even been suggested that the CIA had a hand in it. Crazy … Continue reading Forward Ever, Backward Never

Five Shocking Things About the Story of Jonah

We all know that the story of Jonah is downright shocking. It’s the kind of story that grabs the attention of children, which is why it is often taught in Sunday School. But I think sometimes we don’t ever get beyond our surface level, Sunday School understanding. If you ask me, the story of Jonah is the greatest short story ever written. The story of … Continue reading Five Shocking Things About the Story of Jonah