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One Size (Doesn’t) Fit All

Greetings to you from the foreign country known as Te-Xas. I joked on twitter yesterday that I felt like a foreigner walking to my destination here in Dallas. And for being Asian. Though, currently … [Read more...]

It’s Time to Cut the Puppet Strings

I’m tired.  I’m tired of the political puppetry in our society.  I don’t write much about politics, but in a time when our country is as politically polarized as ever, I just … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Poop – Style and Substance

A couple of weeks ago, writer and blogger Rachel Evans wrote a piece for CNN on why the millennials might be leaving the church. (Last week, she wrote another article for CNN on why the millennials … [Read more...]

Testing, testing….

So, how much do you know about religion? Go to the Pew Forum and check it out...there are only 15 questions, you've got time! … [Read more...]

Notes from Dr. Kenda Dean’s sessions at Symposium on Youth, Religion and Culture (Spartanburg Methodist College)

Symposium on Youth Ministry with Dr. Kenda Dean Spartanburg Methodist College Thursday April 11th, 2013 Speakers: “Kenda Creasy Dean, professor of youth, church and culture at Princeton … [Read more...]

Some Next Big Things in Tech and Lifestyle

There are a few things that I see on the horizon for tech and how we use it that will eventually effect most people online.  I thought I would share a few of my projections, since they are on my mind … [Read more...]

Some Next Big Things in Tech and Lifestyle

There are a few things that I see on the horizon for tech and how we use it that will eventually effect most people online.  I thought I would share a few of my projections, since they are on my mind … [Read more...]

Transitions: Twitter in New Ministry

As I transition to Senior Pastor at Hagan and Union United Methodist Churches I am re-evaluating how to do some things I regularly practiced as a youth director. For one twitter was  one of the main … [Read more...]

Test Run on Sermon Audio

In preparation for my new appointment I am trying to figure out simple ways to put audio of sermons online. Right now neither church has a website and I will not have the talents of Justin Peay the … [Read more...]

Don’t Stop Believing Week 1 – The Power In You

Here is the audio from last weeks sermon I preached at Statesboro First United Methodist Church. Also the read along guide I mention in the message can be found here. … [Read more...]

Athesim

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Always On? Always Connected? Our Ability to Transform Reality and Act for Good Starts with Solitude

Imagination and Deep Thoughts (This is the full text of the article that ran on Wednesday April 4th, 2012 in The Bluffton Packet) By Daniel Griswold A family sits together in a living room in front of … [Read more...]

Methodist Vigor and Inspiration – Early Thoughts In Methodist History Class

I have been taking a Methodist History class online through Asbury Theological Seminary.  As I read about the Wesley’s, Whitfield, the Oxford Club, and the people of the movement within … [Read more...]

Religion Can Be Beautiful – A Response to “Spiritual but not Religious”

Religion Can Be Beautiful An edited version of this was published in The Bluffton Packet A spoken word video recently made the rounds on Facebook called “Why I hate religion, but love Jesus.”  It was … [Read more...]

Creating New Religions – Eddie Long is Crowned a King

Eddie Long is a pastor at a mega-church in Georgia who was recently accused of indecent sexual behavior with young men in the congregation.  He settled out of court, took some time off and now has … [Read more...]

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