The Seduction of Progress

The Seduction of Progress I’ve always loved technology.  From watching the Jetsons as a kid to ordering an iPhone at midnight as an adult, I’ve always been drawn to the new and improved.  That is certainly how everything is packaged today. Newer is better. Period. As clearly as the sky is blue, the newer is … More The Seduction of Progress

Cultivating Thankfulness

Cultivating Thankfulness Every Sunday night (as long as we are home) after dinner we pull out a journal, and each member of the family shares a couple things he/she is thankful for from the past week, while my wife records the answers. Around Thanksgiving we read back some of our past entries from the year. … More Cultivating Thankfulness

What I Would Do Differently in College Because of Knowing Jesus

  What I Would do Differently in College “Senior year”, “Old Fart Status”, “16th grade”, “one year away from the real world”—whatever you want to call it –I’m there.  And it seems like people are coming out of the woodwork to ask me some really uncomfy questions.  Aside from asking me how I’ll be spending my time … More What I Would Do Differently in College Because of Knowing Jesus

Being a Cubs Fan Prepared Me to be a Christian

Something amazing happened a long time ago, and ever since then we’ve been waiting with anticipation for it to happen again. Many books and articles have been written explaining exactly what qualifications must be met in order for it to happen again. There have been countless bold predictions proclaiming exactly when it will happen again, … More Being a Cubs Fan Prepared Me to be a Christian