Dating Sucks in 2014

May 14, 2014 by

I started dating my ex wife when I was 21 and married her at 23. Now 30 and divorced, I’ve recently begun my foray back into the...

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Whose Jesus? – Abandonme...

Nov 25, 2013 by

For reasons I’m still in progress of understanding, I tend to attract friends who are skeptical toward faith. Maybe it’s...

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Whose Jesus? – Snow Glob...

Nov 15, 2013 by

I should start with a confession. I love Christmas. I know as a church staffer and seminarian, I’m supposed to tell you that I...

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A Progression of Prayer

Jun 5, 2013 by

My oldest son was four years old.  He had just spent some time with my in laws.  His grandfather, a preacher, was praising my son...

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Mission & Money

May 22, 2013 by

Every week, my buddies and I record a live podcast about really geeky stuff (games, electronics, etc.).  We do it for fun and I guess...

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A Philosophical Case for a Chr...

Apr 18, 2013 by

A couple of weeks ago, I had a deep conversation with a dear friend regarding several hot topics facing Christians in America today....

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The Round & The Shift

Apr 4, 2013 by

I started college in the fall of 2001. I was amazed at how much free time I had – time to do whatever I wanted! That semester...

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Who Benefits From My Faith?

Apr 2, 2013 by

Last week, Stephen Mattson wrote a column for RedLetterChristians.org entitled Am I a Christian Bigot?  I found it to be a...

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Some Reflections on Good Frida...

Mar 29, 2013 by

In our culture, we often don’t know how to express feelings of sadness. I partly blame TV. We want events and stories to have clean,...

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Jesus Isn’t Like Me

Mar 28, 2013 by

I don’t know what you think about Jesus. Maybe he has left a bad taste in your mouth; maybe you think he’s just for...

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An Open Letter to Members and ...

Mar 27, 2013 by

Dear Friends, Can I call you friends? I realize the term friend is often reserved for people who correspond, share meals, and converse...

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Watch Your Mouth

Mar 19, 2013 by

It would seem that Christians have an impossible task in front of them. We are charged with speaking God. That is, speaking to him and...

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Can’t Get Enough

Mar 18, 2013 by

We’ve all had them. Every now and again an album comes along that we just can’t stop listening to. I’ve compiled a...

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The Voices in My Head

Mar 14, 2013 by

The King’s Speech is one of my favorite movies of the last few years. I enjoy the dialog between Lionel, the speech therapist,...

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Breaking Bad:90s Style

Mar 14, 2013 by

In a similar vein as the Walking Dead:90s Style Intro Video. I would love to see more of these. If you are unfamiliar with Breaking...

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Walking Dead:90s Style

Mar 14, 2013 by

This is a pure gem. I am reminded of Walker: Texas Ranger or The X Files. If you haven’t seen The Walking Dead, you probably...

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The Walking Dead

Mar 13, 2013 by

I’m a little behind this season, but I’m about to catch up. If blood-n-guts make you uneasy, I’d pass on it. If you...

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Civil Twilight:Holy Weather

Mar 13, 2013 by

Blake, my brother in-law, introduced me to Civil Twilight in the fall. I’ve only recently begun to really absorb the music, but...

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N.T. Wright:Surprised By Hope

Mar 13, 2013 by

I just started this one, even though I received it for Christmas. My friend Evan says I’m drinking the Anglican Koolaid, and he...

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Shameless

Mar 13, 2013 by

My wife and I started watching this show because my cousin has a recurring role in it. We were almost instantly hooked. It follows a...

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Rowan Williams:On Christian Th...

Mar 13, 2013 by

Reading this book for a master’s class I’m currently taking. I can’t say it’s an enjoyable read, but I can say...

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Ghostbunny

Mar 13, 2013 by

My friend Nick is the lead singer of a local Austin band called Ghostbunny. I’ve been impressed with their work so far. I hear...

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Evan Wallace Wilson:Resurrecti...

Mar 13, 2013 by

Evan and I have known each other since Beavis & Butthead was popular and one could wear No Fear t-shirts without shame. Sadly,...

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I’d like to have an argu...

Mar 13, 2013 by

I can think of no better way to re-launch the blog...

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