Monthly Archives: July 2007

The Simpsons Movie and a Lesson Learned

My wife and I were crazy enough to stay up till 2 am last night in order to be among the first viewers of the Simpsons Movie, so dadgum if I’m not going to get some blog mileage out of … Continue reading

Posted in culture, humor | 9 Comments

The Front Porch – Getting Closer!

Even though this picture was taken yesterday, it still doesn’t capture everything… Some modest stage lighting, and pendant lighting above the future coffee bar, were added only hours ago. And the coffee bar is now finally in the works, and … Continue reading

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The Inclusive Jesus

In the process of reading through the gospels once again, this morning I came across what I believe to be one of the most intriguing scenes in the entire Bible: “On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began … Continue reading

Posted in bible, church, jesus | 14 Comments

None of Your Beeswax (or, Waning Eloquent)

Take heed, ye blog readers, to sacred Scripture, and let us hear the words of the Lord. “Take a sharp sword and use it as a barber’s razor to shave your head and your beard. Then take a set of … Continue reading

Posted in bible, religion, spirituality | 4 Comments

So Here I Am

I remember lying in bed at the age of 11, on the top bunk of the room my brother and I shared, in my family’s little two-bedroom apartment. My dad was in his second year of seminary at the age … Continue reading

Posted in autobiography, the core | 16 Comments