The Count

It’s not about the numbers. It never has been. Of course, if you follow this blog at all, you know that already. But saying it is a whole lot easier than meaning it. I made a commitment last year to never count people unless there was an important practical reason. Estimations are less dangerous, but […]

This Is My Body

Us: “Why are you so judgmental? This is MY body. I can drink what I want, eat what I want, watch what I want, do what I want, say what I want, have sex with whomever I want, and deal with the consequences of that sex however I want.” Jesus: “You’re right. This is your […]

Ryan the Rookie

Today was my sixth day working a new job. It’s a pretty big deal to me, since I worked at Second Baptist for 2 1/2 years, and now I am employed by Trader’s Printing in downtown Springfield. This is also the first time when I’ve actually transitioned directly from one job into another, without spending […]