Five Things

June 2013 Edition

June 10, 2013 | Leave a comment

Five things I’m into right now:

Dispatch app for iPhone:
I’ve tried some of the alternative mail apps that have made their way to iOS — Sparrow, Gmail, Mailbox. In each instance, though, I’ve find my way back to the built in Mail app. But after a week of trying Dispatch, I think I’m making a change.… Read more

Breaking the Evangelical Mold at an Austin Church

A story about my friends at Vox Veniae

June 10, 2013 | Leave a comment

On Friday, the New York Times website published this story about Vox Veniae. I preach every two months or so at Vox Veniae, and I’m proud to call them friends. Read the article, watch the video that accompanies it, and you’ll see why.

(Discerning eyes may even recognize my hind quarter around the 1:10 mark of the video.)… Read more

Family Road Trip Hack

It's not such a new idea, really

June 6, 2013 | 9 Comments

I try not to write about the details of my life that reveal just how cool I am. I don’t want to appear to be all braggy and stuff. But, in this case, my cultural transcendence is relevant to the point, so here goes: We bought a minivan three years before our first child was born.… Read more