Post Archive

May 2007

FaithTechnology

I was just checking my blog stats on Google Analytics and found that my blog has been viewed literally around the world this year. I started this thing as a way to keep in touch with my family and friends and with the youth at church. I haven’t really publicized

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Life

Yesterday was Jenni’s birthday. She was giving me a hard time because I didn’t mention it on the blog. Now it’s officially posted here for everyone to see. She turned … , well on second thought, I’ll let her tell you. I’m just thankful that God brought us together. She

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FaithLife

I have really been slacking lately on posting here, but it’s not because of a lack of activity. I have been working out the final details on some pretty big changes in my life. Since I graduated from Virginia Tech in 1995, I have been working as an engineer. One

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Faith

I’m throwing down a summer challenge to all my blog readers. 3 months, 3 chapters a day, and you can have the New Testament read by the end of summer. I have never seen anyone really start growing and getting closer to God without reading their Bibles! I was in

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Faith

I’m going to share a pet peeve of mine. Really it’s more than that, it’s a conviction. I have talked with several people over the last few weeks from several different area churches who are facing this problem. Why do churches insist that youth groups sell candy bars, do bake

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Faith

Over the last 10 years I have noticed three big reasons that older youth quit attending youth events and youth meetings. These are not new, and they aren’t specific to small town ministry, but I do want to share what we can do about it. I have seen some teens

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FaithLife

I finally got around to listening to mygenradio.com on the internet. Our local contemporary Christian station, SpiritFM, has started this internet station as a way to play some younger music. I’m grateful that we have an adult contemporary Christian radio station, but my idea of “contemporary” music doesn’t include 4Him,

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Life

Emma surprised me yesterday by getting her hair cut. She decided that she wanted it shorter for the summer. She is donating the long hair to Locks of Love so that it can be used to help make hairpieces for kids who have medical conditions that cause them to lose

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