Proud of my Home Town

For years I’ve been listening to the national sports media whining about how awful Philadelphia sports fans are.  We’re over-bearing.  We’re rude.  We’re mean to our stars.  We expect too much.  Yawn. I’ve been tired of it for a while.  Last night, we Philadelphians got to show the nation alsports media how wrong they’ve been…

Olive Tree Is Tweaking Nice

I got on the beta tester list for Olive Tree’s iPhone/iTouch Bible Reader app.  As such, I’ve been able to play with the software as it morphs from it’s initial app store release.  I’ve been impressed at the changes that have been made, but I didn’t want to write another review until one of two…

Oh the Metaphor Stretching…

I often will catch Christian preaching insane stretches with their metaphors and they cause me to cringe because I am a fellow preacher and seeing one of us crash and burn is painful.  I was just reading an article over at CNN today, however, and I have now seen the crowning jewel of non-sensical metaphors:…

September Almost Over..

This year I came to the conclusion that September was nothing more than “one long Monday.”  I try to prepare for the coming fall over the course of the entire summer, and I do reasonably well.  I know that many of the people I minister with try the same and they do reasonably well.  The…

The Debate to Nowhere

I watched a good portion of the “debate” last night.  In order to keep my attention I decided to tweet it (I’ll add my twitter feed to my blog roll today).  I have to say, I was unimpressed.  For the first 20 minutes or so it seemed like both candidates were doing nothing more than…

Thoughts…meet the weather…

It’s a melencholy day here in the Philly area, so I thought I’d write out some thought I’ve been thinking for a while which match the mood of the day. On Saturday I got to run a “Technology in Ministry” table at our annual session.  All in all it was an enjoyable experience (with one…