Five New Skills In Just One Week

I was thinking the other day how my resume is drastically changing with the birth of our daughter, here are some new skills I’ve picked up in the last nine days of her life. I can: Turn my chest into a warm and toasty mattress. Change diapers while sleeping. Catch urine in mid-air, protecting upholstery,Continue reading “Five New Skills In Just One Week”

My Favorite Albums and Artists Of 2007

Since it’s almost the end of 2007 it’s time to post some of my favorite albums of the year. I will post my five most favorite in order then the rest is kind of a free-for-all. I will also offer a few new finds, musicians who don’t (necessarily) have albums in 2007, but nonetheless I’veContinue reading “My Favorite Albums and Artists Of 2007”

Dress Down Friday | December 19, 2007

For this Dress Down Friday I did a little research to see what happened on the day baby L. was born. I found a number of lists for “This Day in History.” Here’s a few things: 1835 — The first issue of The Blade newspaper is published in Toledo, Ohio (Where her grandparents now live).Continue reading “Dress Down Friday | December 19, 2007”

Our Baby Daughter Arrives! 12.19.2007

On Wednesday December 19th, 2007 at 4:21am our baby daughter was born. She’s 6.1 lbs, 19 inches long, wonderfully healthy and ridiculously beautiful! The whole thing was such a holy experience, I am still buzzing from it! This baby is soooo awesome! Mom did a fantastic job and remembered the dutch as well! We madeContinue reading “Our Baby Daughter Arrives! 12.19.2007”

Poem: Upon Seeing an Ultrasound Photo of an Unborn Child

Glenn Jordan, from Crooked Shore, sent me this poem the other day, I thought it was worth sharing with all you. While we are past this point of first discovery, it’s still pretty cool. Oh, on another note, I read a blogger recently who wrote that they promised to not turn their site into someContinue reading “Poem: Upon Seeing an Ultrasound Photo of an Unborn Child”

Dress Down Friday | Skribit, Good, and David Bazan

Another installment of your weekly dress down friday jibber. I just got my account activated at Skribit, a new social networking tool for bloggers. You can see it on my front-page sidebar. Basically it allows readers to suggest topics to be written on, and vote on ideas already submitted. If you read my site, goContinue reading “Dress Down Friday | Skribit, Good, and David Bazan”

Some Thoughts On This Past Quarter

We’ve reached the end of the quarter, which turned out to be pretty good albeit pretty busy preparing for baby Daniels. The Church In Mission class I TA’d for was a great learning experience, and it’s always good to work with Ryan because he welcomes input and lets me enter into what he is learningContinue reading “Some Thoughts On This Past Quarter”

Church in Mission: Post-Christendom, Effectiveness and Reshaping Ethics Pt4

Series contents | Introduction | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five According to John Howard Yoder, one aspect that distinguishes this bi-cultural faith community we call the Christian church from the world is it’s insistence upon being non-coercive. This point of view has major implications not only for the missionContinue reading “Church in Mission: Post-Christendom, Effectiveness and Reshaping Ethics Pt4”

Dress Down Friday | Top 2007 Apps, Canidate Match and CAR BIKE!

Brett from Circle Six blog (one of my favorite tech blogs) has recently done a list of his favorite mac apps from this year over four posts and they are all worth checking out (though most of them cost money). Jake, who is new to the Daily Scribe, has a cool post on a bunchContinue reading “Dress Down Friday | Top 2007 Apps, Canidate Match and CAR BIKE!”