this friday is truly good

on the way to church for wednesday night fun my five year old, roman, asked my if i knew why it is called “good friday.” now i am used to startling insightful questions and statements from my kids, but this struck me in a genuine and unexpected way. after answering in the dadliest way i…


rosie the outraged cow

this latest installment of the random stories that i share with my children at bedtime quickly became a favorite of the kids; even prompting emaleena to ask me to make sure i write it down and share it with everyone. if you are curious as to what i am referring to simple read unique. pink.…


unique. pink. chicken.

recently i have begun telling my kids special stories before they go to sleep. at first it was out of laziness (i didn’t want to read them a book) and now it is a fun ritual we have. before i tell a story i ask the kids for random things that i then weave into…



i am often humbled by unexpected things. today has been full of humbling experiences. this article is one of them:

come on kindle light my fire

kindle fire wins. it is an inescapable truth, and as an ardent nook pundit it pains me greatly to admit this, i just simply cannot deny the reality of it. i can explain, but let us first look at the facts: comscore reports the kindle reaching fifty percent of sales for all android devices (as…


advocacy at what cost?

much of the theology that surrounds advocacy in the modern christian church seems to be heavily influenced by Christ’s conversation about the judgment found in Matthew 25:31-46. the premise is very simple: Christ sets up a dichotomy between two groups of individuals; group a (the sheep) are said to have clothed, bathed, fed, and helped Christ by…



recently i took a post at logos bible software which, inevitably, meant that relocation to bellingham, wa is a necessity. while the relocation is not yet completed, my family is still in los angeles, i am fully immersed in my new post; back in a familiar world of technology, geekdom and the search for cool:…