Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Year 2012

Review: The Mystic Rose

Knights. Swords. The Crusades. Holy relics. Stephen Lawhead first captured my appreciation as a magnificent chronicler of historical fiction with his epic book about St. Patrick called Patrick: Son of Ireland. I picked up his Celtic Crusade trilogy, hoping that… Continue Reading →

Classic birthday autocorrect

Adelyn posted this sweet and thoughtful interesting Instagram pic today for Carolyn’s birthday today. Hello, life insurance.

Merry Christmas 2012

Super Center Savior launch update

First of all, what an amazing and surreal day yesterday was. Friends, family, acquaintances and even a few strangers participated in the BUY LAUNCH of Super Center Savior yesterday and the results are below. By the end of the day… Continue Reading →

The day is here! Buy “Super Center Savior”

It’s snowing and massive, blustery winds as winter descends on Blacksburg in force. We have a wedding to go to today of a great couple in our church, and it is scheduled to be outdoors. Brrrr. In the meantime, I’d… Continue Reading →

“Select all” code for inviting Facebook friends to an event

Ever wanted to invite ALL your friends to an event or maybe just the ones on a Facebook list you’ve created? Here’s a handy hack that I use a lot for church purposes (I have a “Northstar” Facebook list) and… Continue Reading →

Buy Launch Date for Super Center Savior

We’re setting the “BUY LAUNCH” for Super Center Savior at this Saturday on It’s available on other sites (including Barnes & Noble and CrossBooks), but we’re asking folks to buy it from Amazon this Saturday to help create a… Continue Reading →

Cover for Super Center Savior

At long last, my book project is fully complete! Super Center Savior has been a labor of intense joy and adventure. It began while we were living in Monticello, Arkansas, and it was finished earlier this year. Now, it’s heading… Continue Reading →

The Parent Rap

Ingenious. THE PARENT RAP – Funny parenting song! from bluefishtv on GodTube.

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