Category Archives: Misc

On Blogging

From Christianity Today: Nearly three years ago, Alan Jacobs wrote in Books & Culture, “Right now, and for the foreseeable future, the blogosphere is the friend of information but the enemy of thought.” I’m probably guilty as charged on that … Continue reading

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Required Reading: D.A. Carson on Being In but Not Of the Digital World

I’ll just say that I find this very convicting. We need to hear competing voices of information from the world around us, use our time in the digital world wisely, and learn to shut that world down when it becomes … Continue reading

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Prayer of Invocation

God of grace, you have given us minds to know you, hearts to live you, and voices to sing your praise. Fill us with your Spirit, that we may celebrate your glory and worship you in spirit and in truth … Continue reading

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New Members

Ginger and I are, as of today, officially members of Covenant Presbyterian Church in the Bucktown neighborhood of Chicago. We’ve been attending there since the Fall of last year, and we went through the new members’ class this spring. The … Continue reading

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It’s Not My Birthday, But . . .

My birthday is in September, and when I was a kid I disliked it. I would spend the whole summer wanting some item only to receive it days after I went back to school. Also, it’s no good trying to … Continue reading

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So this has nothing to do with film, fiction, bioethics, or any of the other stuff I usually talk about here. But it’s funny: Second Memoir in a Week Rocks White House

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I Love Good Adverts

As I’m the kind of person who watches the Super Bowl for the ads, it makes sense that I loved this. Slate’s Ad Report Card guy, Seth Stevenson, reviews the latest Clio award winning commercials. Highlights A Canadian cereal company … Continue reading

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