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a few of my favorites...

Here we have a fine selection of organic free-range essays, hand-picked by myself for your convenience and reading pleasure. Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back!

anyhow, here are my latest blog posts:

A Letter to the Applebee's Waitress

Dear Chelsea, You’ve had a rough week. First, there was that pastor who visited your restaurant and decided that, because she gives God 10%, she should be excempt from the 18% gratuity on her bill. Even though you weren’t Paster...

Santa or God

The Unexpected God

What is the god like? (This is the question that has haunted us all along.) Does it laugh? Does it cry? Does it care about humanity? Does it have a name, a face, a personality? We all have a mental...

All the Answers

I don’t know all the answers. I don’t even believe that it’s possible to know all the answers. I’m still young, but as I’m growing older I have a growing respect for those brave enough to say “I don’t know”....

President Barack Obama Voting

Voting for Himself

We are on the brink of moral implosion. America has plunged head-first onto the slippery slope of sin and now we are hurtling toward an inevitable chasm of absolute moral chaos. What would have never been acceptable a few generations...

Five Questions with Lacey Sturm (of Flyleaf)

Jesus once said that you would know who His followers are by their love. I think when He said that, Jesus was describing Lacey. Her love for God and deep knowledge of His love for her overflow to everyone she...

Red Letter Revolution: Shane Claiborne & Tony Campolo

Red Letter Revolution ( A Review )

You might not want to read this book. It will make you angry. It will make you shake your head in disagreement. And it will probably make you realize that there are some things about your life that you need...

Fitness: In the Gym

The Worst Work-Out Plan Ever

Five days a week, I roll out of bed and stumble into the gym half-asleep. I don’t warm up before lifting. I don’t drink water whilst in the gym; I drink coffee. I don’t track my progress from week to...

A Faith of Our Own

A Faith of Our Own (A Review)

Probably the most common metaphor used in conversations about generations and culture is the dreaded pendulum. “Beware of the pendulum effect!” some wise person will invariable interject into the conversation. “Because your parents were too strict, you’ll be tempted to...

Jesus for President

Jesus is My Candidate?

We’re almost there. November is coming, and with it Election Day. Then maybe all this will subside. Right now you can’t go anywhere – in real life or on the internet – without being bombarded by politics. It’s the worst...

Jason Burkey

Five Questions with Jason Burkey

I met Jason a few years ago on the film set of “For the Glory.” He was the main movie star and I was the guy who stands next to the guy who runs the camera. Later on I saw...