Category Archives: Faith

April 13

Everyone on the Internet is Real-how to develop a philosophy of social media (part 2)

This is the second part of a conversation Tim Fall and I are having about social media. We asked each other some important questions about social media and responded without looking at each other’s answers. We found that we have a bit in common. Anyway, You can read the first post at Tim’s blog by […]

April 11

Headline: Someone Has A Healthy Philosophy of Social Media

Just a quick heads up today. My friend, Tim Fall, who blogs at Just One Train Wreck After Another and I decided to team up to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of social media. So we got together for a two part mini-series (think The Thorn Birds) that talks about our […]

February 26

Trump, Kanye, Driscoll and the Brokenness that Remains

For 5 years I produced and hosted a daily Christian radio talk show in Seattle, Washington. During my 1,200 plus shows, I tried hard to treat people the way I would want to be treated or at least to speak about them as if they were real people, not just conversation fodder. To ensure that […]

December 28

21 days to pray, fast and find

From January 1st through January 21st, Evergreen Foursquare Church is sponsoring a 21 day spiritual focus called Pray, Fast and Find. The following is a handout we reviewed in church to focus our attention for the upcoming event. I encourage you to use this handout before you start your 21 day journey and also use […]

December 17

Craig DesJardins Thematic Bible Reading Plan (2016)

I highly recommend this thematic Bible reading plan prepared by Craig Desjardins and printed with his permission. This is a really powerful and eye-opening way to read your way through the Bible. Please feel free to share with your friends and congregation. 2016 Single Sheet 2016 Bible Reading Calendar

December 10

Gordon Fee’s God’s Empowering Presence Changed Me

(This post was originally published at Jennifer Newhart’s blog on a series concerning The Books that Read Us) Gordon Fee’s God’s Empowering Presence is a nine hundred plus page, dense theological doorstop of a book. If I hadn’t been assigned to read it twice during my Masters of Divinity work, I would never have read […]

September 15

Things to remember before I try to change the world

Things to remember before I try to change the world. God is not a Republican. He’s not a Democrat, a Libertarian or a member of the Green Party. God is neither far right nor far left. He is definitely not a moderate. God’s not even an American. God will not show me His papers. God […]