le Tour 2008

This year’s le Tour de France was one of the best ones that I can remember. Team CSC Saxo Bank and Carlos Sastre stole the show and won it all, both the individual maillot jaune but also the team won the overall team time. The Tour was filled with some spectacular stages that left you […]

Dangerous Wonder (Book Review)

Mike Yaconelli was the founder and owner of Youth Specialties as well as the pastor of what he dubbed “the slowest growing church in America”. I never really knew much about the man until after he passed away in 2003. About a year ago I bought and read his book Messy Spirituality, which I

Put Down the Sword

You are probably wondering why I choose such an odd title for this post, but there is a method to my madness and it comes from the Bible. Proverbs 12:18 (TNIV)…. The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing. Too often times we really don’t think about […]

Asics Gel-Kanbarra 2 Review

Back in March I bought a pair of Asics Gel-Kanbarra 2 to use at the gym and for when I would run in my first 5K. I waited to do a review on them until I had a chance to use them for a while and to run in the 5K. I had chosen the […]

Student Worship

Have you ever wondered how it is that you can form a worship team for your student ministry? The people at Simply Youth Ministry have created a resource to help you out with that, it is called Worship Band from Start to Finish. The resource has an explanation of each facet for building a healthy […]

4th of July at Michigan’s Adventure

Today we took the family to Michigan’s Adventure, which is Michigan’s only amusement park and it is owned by Cedar Point in Sandusky, OH. We had such a great time! It was fun hanging out with my wife and kids, as well as some of my extended family. We went on all of the big […]