an open letter to steve jobs

June 30, 2007 | 1 Comment

Dear Steve, My heart goes out to you. Your enthusiasm about the iPhone was evident last January. In light of that, I would imagine you are disappointed about the general lack of interest that has surrounded the iPhone’s release. If it can be of any comfort to you, I’m pretty excited about the iPhone. I […]

oh boy

June 22, 2007 | 13 Comments

film and theology help

June 18, 2007 | 18 Comments

In July and August, I’m going to lead a study on film and theology in our home. As I’m thinking through how this will look, the purpose of the study is not going to be to use a few movie clips here and there to illustrate some points or Bible verses I want to reinforce. […]

the poisonwood bible

June 18, 2007 | 4 Comments

I probably only read 2-3 fictional titles a year. Reading a book like The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, reminds me that this is a genre I should probably dive into more. The use of language is exquisite. Several times, I found myself rereading sentences just so I could appreciate how her words formed images […]


June 1, 2007 | 6 Comments

How many seminaries are there where you can look out a classroom window to see Puget Sound, a cruise ship in port across the street, and a faculty member smoking a pipe down by the train tracks?