I shouldn’t have called…

Yes, I know that – but I’m tired.  I’m getting ahead of myself, let’s step back. Two weeks ago we were outside for worship.  It was hot, but it was also extremely humid so that the basement wasn’t an option.  Not more than five minutes before worship began a gentlman came up to me wanting…

Whose banner is it, anyway?

I just caught a segment on some first time voters on CNN, one line during the interview caught my attention and gave me the chills.  The two first time voters were talking about war (in general) and here is what one of the first time voters ended with, “Well, we don’t like war, but sometimes…

Worship Wars….Kicking Up Again

Jesus found me at a point in history where the “worship wars” were in full swing, though I was both chronologically and in faith to realize it at the time.  Thankfully, I came to faith in a Mennonite environment where people still knew how to sing so hymns tended to be sung well (oh, 606,…

Dr. Horrible

What do you get when you combine the (insane) genius of Joss Wendon, unheroic heroes, villains with a conscience, a writers strike, and some catchy tunes?  You get Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. This odd short-film/musical is about a B-list villain who, through his vlog, longs for both world domination and the love of the woman…

What Questions To Ask Potential Pastors

I was asked by a friend of mine to put some questions together for her father’s church – which is just getting to the point of interviewing potential candidates. Below are the questions I submitted, along with my thoughts as to why they should ask them. What questions would you add to the list? Name…

Just Playing Around

Sometimes I wonder if I don’t listen to more music is because it gets my mind wondering about too many new ideas.  Today I was walking home through the Sanctuary while listening to my iPod and thought, “Wow, I wonder how that would look on DV?  Oh, and I’ve been meaning to play with some…