‘daddy’ is a daddy again…

November 30, 2007 | 1 Comment

Our dear friends Justin ‘Daddy’ and Erin Narducci recently got word that they are going to be parents again for the second time in a year. This time, it is via adoption from Ethiopia. I hope you will take the time to read a little more about their hearts and this process on their blog.… Read more

on to the subtle knife…

November 30, 2007 | 1 Comment

I finished reading The Golden Compass last week, and with my reading for school about done for this semester, I’m moving on to The Subtle Knife. (The Kindle version is only $3.19 — just another reason to yearn for a Kindle!)

Most of the critique I’ve heard of The Golden Compass states that it is the series that is overtly anti-Christian, and not just this book.… Read more

the starfish and the spider

November 29, 2007 | 4 Comments

I’ve spent most of my time in the car the last few weeks listening my way through an Audible version of The Starfish and the Spider, by Ori Brafman & Rod Beckstrom. From my experience, I have found that audio books are a worthwhile replacement for print books, but this is one that I think my audio experience was inadequate because there are a number of ideas I would want to revisit and dwell on.… Read more


November 20, 2007 | 1 Comment

As a bibliophile and technophile, I’m pretty intrugued with the idea of Amazon’s new Kindle e-reader. I’ve never been that interested in e-readers before but this one seems to capture some features that would make it more appealing — wireless shopping and downloading from anywhere, and reduced pricing on books where you are paying only for content and not packaging.… Read more


November 17, 2007 | 14 Comments

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organic community

November 10, 2007 | 4 Comments

Two years ago, I sat in a session by Joe Myers at an Off the Map event. He shared some about his upcoming book Organic Community, which, at the time, was due to be released within 4-6 months. That turned into 18 months and the book was finally released this past spring.… Read more

the golden compass

November 9, 2007 | 3 Comments

I picked up a copy of The Golden Compass this week and I started reading it last night. I’m very enamored with the idea of reading children’s books of this type right now — maybe that’s because they capture the imagination better then anything else.

I probably don’t really have time to read it right now, but I want to read it in case I actually get a chance to see the movie next month.… Read more

marlow to africa

November 7, 2007 | Leave a comment

Tomorrow morning, my friend Chris Marlow is headed to Africa with three others from his church. I’m jealous…but I’m still very much going to pray for him as I have many other friends who have been marked by their own journeys to this southern continent.

As he is able, Chris will be giving updates from his trip at his blog and offering some things to pray for.… Read more