Oscars Recap: One Flew Over the Oscars Nest

Once upon a time, I was an Oscars junkie. I loved everything about the evening: the red carpet build up, the opening monologue, the early acting awards, the major technical awards, the best picture nominee clip packages, the musical numbers, the forced pairings, the uneven feel to the entire proceedings. As a movie nerd, the… Continue reading Oscars Recap: One Flew Over the Oscars Nest

Understanding Our Current Culture

**This is the manuscript from my sermon/lesson/seminar that I gave at my church last night. It was a bit heavy on the details, so a few people asked me to post it on the blog today. I’ve not edited it any, so it’s a bit long, but if you want to get the crux of… Continue reading Understanding Our Current Culture

A Letter to My Children: The Debt Ceiling, Politicians, and My Failure as a Father

Dear Ella and Jon – Both of your great-grandfathers served in World War II in the European theater. Pop Emmette, your Nonna’s father, was assigned to a postmasters’ outfit in France just before the final collapse of Berlin. Pop Harold, your Poppy’s dad, was a quartermaster with the Army who helped with the final supply… Continue reading A Letter to My Children: The Debt Ceiling, Politicians, and My Failure as a Father