Young Adults in Ministry | Six Incredible Options

What should I do with my life? We’re all asking ourselves this question all of the time, but those transitioning from youth to young adulthood are asking it with focused poignancy. Often, I want to state the obvious. If you are applying to university, God is calling you to study hard, get good grades, participate…

A Prayer Journal | Flannery O’Connor

Yes, this is a short book. It includes a transcription of Flannery O’Connors prayer journal from her time at the University of Iowa writer’s school. But the quality of a book should never be judged by its length. It should be judged by its texture and depth. And for this reason I consider the book…

Kindergarteners, Hugs, Chuck E. Cheese and Interfaith Harmony

On Monday, per the birthday request of our eight-year-old, we went to Chuck E. Cheese for supper. It’s amazing how fun pizza, salad bar, and a few game tokens can be. When we arrived, our kindergartener saw one of her classmates from the elementary school eating pizza with his parents. The two immediately leapt up,…

You can change the world… give more money away

I refuse to be depressed by the news that giving to religious organizations in North America is at an all time low, comparable only to the level of giving during the Great Depression. Giving as a percentage of GDP has remained rather steady at 2% (see more statistics at the bottom of this post), but…

Five Reasons Huffington Post is Destroying the Internet

It’s Friday. Make it a Blockbuster Night! Remember the days when you spent more time scanning the shelves at Blockbuster than actually watching the movie you rented? Those were the days.  The space-time continuum was different then.  There was a rule: the more people who went into Blockbuster to pick the movie, the longer it…


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