I’ve started a new blog as part of my work as a graduate teaching assistant that focuses on writing tips, tricks and tools of the trade.
For the last several weeks the name, “Mogadishu” has been running through my head. Until just now I had no idea it was the capital of Somalia (secretly I thought it was a Japanese dumpling). I’m praying for Mogadishu but I have no idea why…
Jonah will be two years old next month. One of the very cool things about an almost-two-year-old is his lightning fast speech development. Lately, he’s been repeating everything. Which means…it’s time. Over the last while I’ve totally lost control of my mouth. I blame the makers of Call of Duty. My mom always told me, “Video games are from the devil”, and I...
2011 Booklist (In Reading Order)
Everything Must Change (Brian McLaren) His Needs, Her Needs (Willard Harley, Jr.) Battlefield of the Mind (Joyce Myers) Love Wins (Rob Bell) Violent Grace (Michael Card) Four Views on Hell (Walvoord, Crockett, Hayes & Pinnock) Things Might Go Terribly, Horribly Wrong (Kelly Wilson) Soul Cravings (Erwin McManus) Every Man’s Battle (Aterburn, Stoeker & Yorkey) Healing the Masculine Soul...
The 7 albums that got me through 2011 (in no...
Aftermath, Hillsong United Sigh No More, Mumford & Sons Hope, Foy Vance Torches, Foster the People Mylo Xyloto, Coldplay Bon Iver, Bon Iver Yahweh, Hillsong Chapel
10 Day You Challenge (1 Picture)
10 Day You Challenge (3 Films)
1. Once (2007) - John Carney (writer/director), Martina Niland (producer), staring Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova. 2. Away We Go (2009) - Sam Mendes (director), Dave Eggers/Vandela Vida (writers), starring John Krasinski and Maya Rudolph. 3. Dan in Real Life (2007) - Peter Hedges (writer/director), Jonathan Sheestak (producer), staring Steve Carell
10 Day You Challenge (2 Songs)
If there were only two songs left in the world… 1. Gabriel & the Vagabond (Foy Vance) 2. Indiscriminate Act of Kindness (Foy Vance)