Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month March 2010

You’re invited!

We’d love to have you be a part of our worship service at Northstar Church this Sunday if you’re in the area. Here’s a Google map to the Blacksburg Middle School. We have services at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m.

A boring day working on finances

It was a beautiful Saturday in Blacksburg. The family was out and about, but I was stuck in front of the computer reconciling our financials. Fun. So… I remembered “Gawker” – a time-lapse app that takes pics through your webcam… Continue Reading →

Hokies down the Huskies in last seconds!

Review: Tea with Hezbollah

Tea with Hezbollah: Sitting Down with Our “Enemies” and Seeking the Good Samaritan by Ted Dekker In a world that denounces terrorism and too often uses incendiary language of condemnation to describe one another, it’s rare to find voices of… Continue Reading →

Bookstore melancholy

This is the first of my posts in reflection on my recent personal retreat. As an aside, I’m grateful to David James, the Arkansas Baptist Collegiate Ministry Team Leader, who effectively urged me to take a regular personal retreat each… Continue Reading →

25 Random Things about me

Inspired by Jeremy, I dug up an old Facebook tag. For those of you used to expecting distinguished and profound posts from me, you’ll be so disappointed… For those of you who know me, this will assure you that I… Continue Reading →

Review: A Model for Making Disciples

A Model for Making Disciples: John Wesley’s Class Meeting by D. Michael Henderson It’s amazing the power of what’s been done before. I believe I first heard the term “chronological snobbery” from John Piper. He used it in an effort… Continue Reading →

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