Thoughts and Such


Pick Your Favorite Jesus

Lego Jesus seems friendly huh? Remember how I said we like to make Jesus look more like us? As in, we seem more comfortable making Jesus look like, think like, and act like us rather than the other way around. We like to make Jesus align with our politics, our...

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Traveling… and such

I can now say I have traveled to a place, to do a thing, and my book was involved. It was quite an experience. I sat at a table, with the cover of my book blown up and printed on a canvas, inviting passers-by to come and chat... It was quite an experience. I would be...

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The Books Have Landed!

The books have landed! I can now offer my own book on my website for cheaper than anywhere else! How do you like them apples Amazon! So here is the breakdown: Amazon/Barnes & Noble/Apple/Google/etc pricing of my book: eBook - $3.99 Paperback - $12.95 Hardcover -...

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The Day Sunday School Died

Have you heard about the good old days? The time when the church was in its heyday? Sometimes they call it the glory days and reminisce about the days when Sunday School classrooms were full of people of all ages. Or the Sunday mornings when church pews were full of...

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Its Been a Bit

Heres why: I was invited to be part of this amazing "grand experiment" my denomination is exploring. Basically, I spent a little less than a week with other millennial pastors. Most were also lead pastors who had eerily similar ministerial situations to mine. I say...

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We don’t do sorrow very well

In a world oriented around instant gratification, around seeking happiness and satisfaction, there isn't much room for sorrow. When a friend or loved one is brave enough to admit to something like depression or anxiety, we don't always know how to respond. When...

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Don’t be a jerk

Don't be a jerk. Cool? Cool... For real though, being a jerk ruins stuff. So why do we act like jerks so often? We complain about jerks all the time, you would think it would teach us something. We see it cross-generationally, bad behavior that is learned and then...

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