Tearing Down Walls Of The Empire

I write this to my Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, and Muslim brothers and sisters. I write to my Pantheist, Atheist, Deist, Theist and Agnostic family. I write to my people who grew up without a faith tradition and find themselves somewhere along the spiritual journey. I write to my people who are not sure how they would identify….

My Confessionary

As you read this, I would like you to know that it was written prior to Trump becoming our President elect. In Leaves Reinhold Niebuhr wrote “if a gospel is preached without opposition it is simply not the gospel which resulted in the cross.”  This sentence wrecked me when I read it.  Even though I’m not sure…

Writers Block, Mark Driscoll & Tea-vangelicals?

This is my first serious case of writers block.  I’ve had what I thought was writers block in the past but it obviously wasn’t.  Funny how that happens.  You think you’ve hit “bottom” at a certain point in life, until you truly hit bottom.  Falling deeper, farther, harder, faster than before, the bottom feels like…

More Processing

Thanks to the current political video hullabaloo popping up repeatedly in my Zite App I’m reminded of my disdain for politics and all that goes with it.  Coupled with politics is my frustration for those who complain about what certain politicians are/aren’t doing instead of actually getting up and doing something themselves drives me toward…

do i look stupid?

if you haven’t seen the trailer for Blue Like Jazz, it’s worth the 2 minutes.  hit the jump and watch it because there were a few lines that captured my attention and i want you to explore them with me. on a side note, i would recommend reading Donald Miller’s Blue Like Jazzbefore you head to the…

+VOCATE LENS in India

i’ve been working through editing my shots from Delhi & Varanasi.  without further ado, here are a few more shots from India.

surpassing 2 billion

i might lose some of my “cool status” but one of my favorite shows to watch is America’s Funniest Videos.  i know it’s just a hodge-podge of people who love video taping their kids doing dumb acts of innocent bravery or teenagers falling victim to their own misguided attempts at something “awesome”, but i love…