Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Month October 2011

Guy on a Buffalo

Wow. Sometimes, you’re just amazed at the time people have to waste… and how grateful you are for it. Here’s the first in a series of shorts called Guy on a Buffalo. The scenes are taken from a movie made… Continue Reading →

The Language of God review, continued

Sometime ago I began a review of The Language of God by Francis Collins. I concluded that review with some of the following thoughts: What makes us clearly think we can think clearly? Faith is required because scripture tells us… Continue Reading →


It’s so fun to be in a community with so many creative, fun-loving gospel partners. Check out this video from our local Young Life team. Word, Sloop Doggy Dog!

A big but…

“But I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief, and the grace of our Lord overflowed for me with the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.” (1 Timothy 1.13) That’s a big “but.” And a beautiful… Continue Reading →

Google mail rant

Rant warning: I do not understand people who use Gmail’s web interface for Gmail. It’s cluttered. It’s confusing. It’s clunky. I can’t ever make it “just work.” Tha’ts four Cs: cluttered, confusing, clunky, and can’t. You can thank me later… Continue Reading →

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)

I was watching a movie, and Carolyn and the kids were in Little Rock when she texted me a picture of a TV with Fox News’ “breaking news” headline of “Apple confirms that Steve Jobs has died.” I was stunned…. Continue Reading →

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