Have You Ever Googled Yourself?

Has anyone ever heard of googlism.com? This is a really funny thing where you type in your name (or other things) and then it will give you what appears to be little short parts of what is found online regarding your name. Here is what it had for my name…. todd porter is a jerk […]

A New Kind of Youth Ministry (Book Review)

I recently finished the book A New Kind of Youth Ministry by Chris Folmsbee and I am beginning to realize that I need to stop reading, because the books I have been reading lately are messing me up (in a good way). Chris did not write this book because he feels that everyone else out […]

My Wife Is Amazing!

Our church had a leadership conference recently were our pastor used the analogy of a french press coffee maker and how the process of brewing coffee in that is often like how God does things in our lives. There is the process of being ground, and then brewing, which takes about 4 minutes and can […]

Want To See Something Really Cool?

We came home from our in-laws today to find this in our back yard. This is one of the reasons why my wife and I fell in love with our neighborhood. The funny part about all of this is that when I was clearing out that part of our yard yesterday, I thought that it […]

A Ray of Sunshine

Today the world received a ray of sunshine from our friends in Cupertino, CA. People who work on Windows can now use what I consider to be the best browser out there. Apple’s Safari web browser. Try it out. But be warned that it is in it’s beta version right now. But I suspect by […]

Banging My Head…..

Recently, the governor, legislators of our state, and some business people met up on Mackinac Island and stayed at the Grand Hotel, which is one of the most beautiful places in our state and the hotel happens to be one of the most expensive in the state (about $400-700). And why did they meet? Because […]