Archive for June, 2008

= awesome. Ben Arment, paid me a HUGE compliment on his blog the other day. Coincidentally, the next day, LifeChurch featured Ben’s blog on their blog saying how awesome he is – so maybe I’ll get some name recognition from that. Really, he is way too kind and I’m totally humbled and encouraged by his […]

I AM INSANELY CRAZY ABOUT THIS POST. I LOVE WHAT Cornerstone Simi is doing, and I think their project REEKS! of biblicalness and good stewardship. Instead of building a $50 Million building, they’re saving money, building a park and amphitheatre, interacting with their community, giving away a lot of their money to help people. And […]

Street evangelism is interesting. It totally doesn’t work in the US (although I think it sometimes does), but there are evangelical groups that insist on doing it, and believe that the very low rate of return is because the world’s heart is hard. While the world’s heart may be hard, trying to reach people using […]

I feel like Christians are messed-up, we’re getting it wrong, I think part of the solution is rethinking how we’re doing church. Not everyone agrees with me on this – it seems like people think we’re doing okay. Here’s a video from Scott Hodge that may change their minds.

We think of brands as products. But the idea of branding is actually useful in many areas of study. The science of Branding is based on Psychology and how our brains work. It turns out that we associate feelings and words with specific things in our brains – this affects our image of a brand, […]

Growing up, I wanted to be a missionary. I read the AWESOME, amazing miracle stories about what God did overseas and I wanted in on that action. Plus, I wanted to be a top notch Christian. Growing up, it seemed like to be the best you had to be a pastor or missionary. So I […]

the bathroom. My landlord is a clean freak. Super clean freak. Like, I have to use a special place mat on top of the place mat on the table, to eat. And I have to keep my room clean. (to be fair, he’s trying to sell the house), but I have to keep it clean […]