intelligent design

September 29, 2004 | 3 Comments

Got the latest Wired magazine in the mail today. The cover story is about how intelligent design is gaining credibility as an alternative to evolution. For those of you who don’t subscribe, the article is available here.…

true humanity

September 29, 2004 | 7 Comments

I would just like to hear the first thoughts that come to everyone’s mind when you read/see this phrase — “true humanity”.…

pushy evangelism

September 29, 2004 | 6 Comments

A good friend posted this comment below in reponse to another entry, but I thought it was worth bringing up here for everyone’s attention…

I work at church right now that is pushes us all alot on evangelism. Which is

more from bono

September 29, 2004 | Leave a comment

Bono is in the news again talking about AIDS in Africa. This time it’s a story from the BBC. I appreciate how articulate he is as he discusses this topic. (Thanks to Jonny Baker for the link.)

If you’re …

vertigo baby!

September 27, 2004 | 4 Comments

The new U2 single is now available on iTunes.…

cuddle parties

September 27, 2004 | 15 Comments

I’m sure I have thoughts on this, but for now, I thought I’d just share the link:

Strangers attend cuddle parties

the parable of the black slime

September 25, 2004 | 1 Comment

I had a chance to repeat one of life’s least pleasant experiences today. (Those of you who know me outside of cyberville, please forgive, because you have likely heard a similar version of this before…) My wife pointed out to …


September 25, 2004 | 1 Comment

I actually clicked on a banner ad last night. Not only that…I’m glad I did. The ad was promoting a free 60-day trial of Microsoft OneNote. I downloaded and installed it, and I love it. I was watching Hidalgo

book meme

September 24, 2004 | Leave a comment

Though I also posted in his comments, I’m participating in Tim Samoff’s book meme from afar as well. This is from Bowling Alone b Robert Putnam:

Before reaching any firm conclusion about Americans’ involvement in formal social organizations, however, we


September 24, 2004 | Leave a comment

I added a Get FireFox button to the bottom of the right hand column today. I’ve been using FireFox for a few months and love it. If you’re not using FireFox, especially on a PC, I strongly recommend it.…

quicklink pen scanner

September 23, 2004 | Leave a comment

I recently picked up a WizCom QuickLink Elite Pen Scanner. Those of you who are avid readers might find it useful. It’s a slick little device.

It’s a little scanner that is a little bit larger than a high-lighter. …

journey inward, journey outward

September 22, 2004 | 6 Comments

Wow. I had to tease Pastor Draven because he recommended Journey Inward, Journey Outward to me about 5 or 6 times in different contexts. However, I have to say it was worth every mention he made. This book describes a …

bedtime prayers

September 22, 2004 | Leave a comment

My daughter has started saying her own prayers at bedtime. It’s kind of nice to hear, since she hasn’t yet learned how to do it ‘right’. First of all, all bedtime prayers start of with thank you for the food, …

two spins on consumer evangelism

September 21, 2004 | 6 Comments

Ran across this quote while reviewing some of my underlined portions of Coercion by Douglas Rushkoff:

Retailers no longer pretended they were simply selling their products in the best possible light. They were doing more than just associating their wares

hell house revisited

September 21, 2004 | Leave a comment

Bruiser alerted me to a story on the Hell House production from the NY Times a few weeks ago. He posted this link in the comments to the original Hell House post, but I thought I’d bring it up here …


September 16, 2004 | Leave a comment

David the Rambler just passed this interview with Erwin McManus along to me, and I thought others would find it interesting as well.


a9 discount

September 16, 2004 | Leave a comment

Just noticed a fancy little formula (π/2%) by the logo on the Amazon homepage, and noticed it changed to say “A9 instant reward on” when I moused over it. It opened a pop up window telling about a discount for …

corporate or political?

September 16, 2004 | 3 Comments

I’ve been thinking for several months about what leadership in a church should look like, and I know I’m certainly not alone. I have Summoned to Lead by Len Sweet on the way, and I’m curious to see what his …


September 15, 2004 | 1 Comment

Mi amigo Zach has started blogging here. I know he will have some good things to say if we can just get him to be willing to express his opinions. 😉…

what does church look like? part five

September 14, 2004 | 11 Comments

I wonder why church’s like to keep calling themselves relevant. I see church websites or promo pieces all the time that describe how their message is relevant. I think the messsage of the church has to be more than relevant. …