Preaching, shame and connectedness

I’m a fan of Ted.com partly for the content, partly to learn from effective public speakers.  I just watched a talk by Brene Brown and thought it had a great deal to offer preachers in that she dealt with a fundament  human need – deep, authentic...

Eats with Sinners…

Apparently Joel Osteen appeared on Piers Morgan Tonight and did his familiar soft shoe shuffle on hardball questions, including a question on same sex attraction. Al Mohler, President of Southern Baptist Seminary and man who only wears army boots, weighed in quickly....

Fujimura fusing faith and art

This is a longer than usual video, but worth your time, I believe. Makato Fujimura – a New York City follower of Christ and world renowned artist, boldly creating beauty through God’s Word. Stunning and inspiring! I’m constantly stunned by how big...

Steve Jobs: why I’m a fan

In 2004 I was laying on the floor in my office trying to plug a jump drive into the usb port of my PC.  We called these computers “desktop,” but we usually put them on the floor under our desks so they would scrape your left knee throughout the day, while...