"God's not into remodeling. he's into demo and start over." --Shawn Craig (PCD) When Pastor Craig said that, my brain stopped for a minute (a common thing, that). We always picture God as the creator, the life-giver, the grower, the Fix-It Felix in a world of Wreck-It Ralphs. And yet, the concept of God being a … Continue reading God is Wreck-It Ralph
I've never been one to idolize superstars. There has never been a movie star, musician, or any other celebrity that I've gone absolutely gaga over. As a matter of fact, I'm the kind of guy that rolls my eyes when I see fans weeping over the loss of their idol. It's always bugged me, people … Continue reading Carman
I think every Christian has heard the phrase "Bless the Lord," most likely in worship. But I think most of us never think about what it means. A quick look will tell you that it means to worship God, which is like a big "duh" stamp on Christians. But then, there's another side to "bless … Continue reading Forget Not
To all those who have ever worked in the service industry, my hat's off to you. To those who have not, SHUT UP!! My wife helped me write this post because she and I have both worked in the service industry at various times. She has worked as a tech/front desk person at an Optometrist … Continue reading 10 Things to Learn About Service Workers (or, “SHUT UP!”)
I was at a pink/blue party with some Christian friends. If you don't know, pink/blue parties are gatherings where a pregnant couple reveals the sex of the baby because phone calls aren't enough anymore, apparently. Anywho, my buddy knows I'm unemployed and told me that Home Depot was hiring a whole lot of new people … Continue reading Segregated Shopping…for Jesus!
Dear Mr. and Mrs. Government, You've seemed stressed lately. You're grouchy, short-tempered, and inattentive. I don't blame you, though. See, I've been watching you lately and I think I know why you're so grouchy. With your permission, I'll explain. At long time ago, long, long before I was born, things were simpler. You reigned in … Continue reading Mommy-and-Daddy-in-Chief
I've been unemployed for about two months now, without stead work for even longer. Being unemployed is about as fun as finding a scorpion in your shoe and I'm betting you agree. There's a feeling of entrapment, sometimes desperation, trying to earn a living. But with unemployment around 8% according to the NY Times, and that's just in … Continue reading 10 Tips for the Unemployed/Underemployed Christian
Today on Titles no Self-Respecting Christian Writer would EVER Use... I was having a conversation with some friends of mine about social media, namely Facebook. They said that Facebook is the "front porch" of modern society. Back in the day, people would sit out on their front porch and talk about issues that concerned them, … Continue reading Butthole with a Megaphone