I recently learned about Terra Pass, a company that sponsors CO2 reduction. What you do is find out how much emissions you create and then buy passes that act as investments in companies that set off those emissions. Of course the first hope is that we’ll just use less emissions, but then for those flightsContinue reading “Use Terra Pass to Help Reduce Emissions”
I don’t go to UCLA, but because I live in LA this incident hits close enough to home to draw some reflection and criticism from where I stand. If you’re not sure what I am talking about Slashdot has a succinct explanation based on the article in the Daily Brun. This action has brought nationalContinue reading “UCLA and the Taser Incident – We Tase in the Stacks Now”
With all this talk last week about consumerism and what not to buy I thought it might be fitting to point out someone who is doing a great job and is worth pointing out. I recently picked up a copy The Relevant Nation: 50 Activist, Artists And Innovators Who Are Changing Their World Through Faith???Continue reading “Glory to God Designs and Melissa Tyson”
Emily, my wife, turned 26 on Friday (the 17th). Thursday evening we celebrated by going out to dinner at a nice restaurant and and taking the night off. Friday evening, we stayed at home and made dinner and hung out with our housemates a bit.
Frequently Asked Questions (of a theologian) is a weekly segment where a guest or myself answers a question that gets commonly posed to theologians. The basic idea is to take a theological question and offer an answer that is concise and useful for ‘everyone else.’ If you’d like to submit a question, and we’d loveContinue reading “FAQs: What is the value of confession?”
As a follow-up from yesterday’s article I wanted to mention “Buy Nothing Day.” Adbusters does an event every year where they encourage people to not shop on one of the biggest shopping days of the year – November 25th (Saturday). Emily and I will be joining them and I’d like to extend that invitation toContinue reading “Join Me on Buy Nothing Day – November 25th”
I just finished reading “Culture Jam: How to Reverse America’s Suicidal Consumer Binge–And Why We Must” (Kalle Lasn) for the first time over the weekend. This was another book assigned for Ryan’s class, which I will be leading a discussion on this coming thursday. Sometimes I wonder how I am so behind the times. ThisContinue reading “Culture Jam and the Radical Reformation”
Just the other day, a new service became available: reviewme.com. It is a service that pays bloggers to review websites and products.
I have five Mac Heist invites left, let me know if you want one in the comments. The first week’s contest is only half way over and you still have time to complete it. First five in the comments that want it can have it. Technorati Tags: apple, macheist
A friend emailed me this today, and I thought it was an informative and entertaining video from the Blue Men Group. I’ve never seen much from these guys, but they are intriguing.