The idea that sound waves could be used to extinguish a fire has been theoretically toyed with over the past decade. The goal of such a process would be to minimize the mess that water, powder, foam and chemicals currently leave behind when dousing an out of control flame. Two computer engineering majors at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia […]Read more "When The Spoken Word Extinguishes Fire"
“It happened during the middle of a song. One minute I was worshipping , the next minute I was being ripped out of the presence of God. My wife says I was violated, but to me that seems too harsh of a word.” I don’t remember what church I was in. I know that it wasn’t one […]Read more "My worst Church Experience Ever"
From Blog Posts to News Articles, Brittany Maynard is being heralded as both “Courageous” and “Cowardly”. One question I have is, what is her favorite color? If for some strange reason the only national headlines you have read the last couple weeks or months were of the World Series, November Elections, and Ebola then you might […]Read more "3 things I would have told Brittany Maynard"
“Would I be crazy if I said that I would rather my kids celebrate Halloween than Santa/Christmas or Easter/The Easter Bunny?” Oddly enough, this is a genuine question that my wife and I discussed during a get away this past weekend. I don’t think either of us really wanted to answer it openly but our […]Read more "Why I’m too afraid of Halloween to celebrate it. (Part 2)"
Two words explain why, as a pastor, I am too afraid to celebrate Halloween. “Idol Worship”. Both sides agree. One says I’m worshiping an old form of evil and the other says I’m worshiping an old-fashioned fundamentalism. Truthfully, I worship neither but instead, I worship fear. Instead of building a philosophical cliffhanger, I’m just going to […]Read more "Why I am too afraid of Halloween to celebrate it. (Part 1)"
The simplest way to answer this question is to type, “Worlds worst parent” or “Worst Parent Ever” into your google image search. If a picture of you or your parenting technique is displayed then you no longer need to read this blog since you already qualify. Obviously I could also be a pure fundamentalist and add […]Read more "How To Be The Worst Parent Possible?"
As I begin this journey in the blogosphere I hope it to be a chance for me to share; my successes and failures, my objective and subjective opinions, as well as my experiences as a Christian. I want to start this journey with one phrase, “A good theology of ministry is formulated out of a better practice of it.” […]Read more "The grassroots of my theology of ministry"