Below is an excerpt of an article I wrote for Youth Specialties. Click the link at the bottom to read the entire piece. Do relationships really matter in your ministry? Many of us like to say that our goal is to help teens develop relationships with God and others, but what has that meant for … Continue reading Resource Review | When Relationships Matter
Every Christmas, we travel to Illinois to see family. A few years ago, during our time with my wife's family, I was introduced to Duck Dynasty. While I had seen short clips online, I had never watched a full show. After one or two episodes, I was hooked! We have since went on to watch all … Continue reading Book Review: Good Call by Jase Robertson
Last night, I had the privilege of attending a screening of the upcoming movie, The Shack, based on the New York Times bestselling book of the same title. I read the book several years ago and loved it, but because of Hollywood's track record with book-to-movie adaptations, you can guess why I was a bit … Continue reading The Shack (Movie Review)
I'm Not Ashamed tells the story of Rachel Joy Scott, the first student shot at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. You should see this movie, but in case you need more convincing, here are a few of my thoughts...
Risen follows the story of a fictional Roman Tribune, Clavius, in the aftermath of Jesus' death and resurrection. What did I think of the movie? Check out my short review!
My wife and I just finished a year with the book, Closer: 52 Devotions to Draw Couples Together, by Jim and Cathy Burns. Here are a few quick thoughts about our experience.
I just finished watching an early showing of the movie Noah. Here are some quick thoughts.
Recently, I ran across the 2011 documentary, Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters. What did I think of it? Check out my quick review!
While I was initially apprehensive about the new band, things changed when I started listening to this album.
I just saw "The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader" for the second time tonight. This time, though, it was in final form and in 3D. Overall, I was very pleased again. I cannot recommend this movie enough. While there are differences from the book, I do not think they matter as much … Continue reading “Voyage of the Dawn Treader” Follow Up