Using the Tools of the Trade Playhouse Building 101 When I was a kid, one of the coolest things I remember is camping out with my friend Daniel in his backyard. He was best friend growing up and we spent a lot of time together in school and out. Daniel is probably the smartest person … Continue reading What is a Methodist IV
What is Our Theological Task?Put a truck on itFor the better part of two decades, I made my living as a graphic designer / graphic artist. I had the opportunity to work with several incredibly talented people and in several different industries. I have designed company logos for major law firms and corporations, and I … Continue reading What is a Methodist III
Not Quite Alike Thousands of people in the world share both a birthday and birth parents. We refer to these people as twins, children born at basically the same time to the same parents. Most all of us know a set of twins from our family, from school, or at the very least, from popular … Continue reading What is a Methodist II
I. What We Share with Others Share and Share Alike As human beings, we know something of who we are by where we came from. Many of us identify ourselves by both the place we were born and the family we were born into. Being a Jarrell from Marietta, Georgia is very different than being … Continue reading What is a Methodist I
SHocking The eighteenth century was an age of fascination with electricity. Scientists were experimenting with things that created current to try and understand the way electricity worked. People were playing with things called static generators: a ball of sulfur or glass spun around while rubbing a hand or a woolen cloth on the outer glass. … Continue reading Living VIII: Pentecost
Being Catholic Liturgy can open the world to some interesting questions. The things we say and do as part of our worship services introduce ideas to people that they may never have heard before, especially if they have never been in a church as part of our denomination. Of course, sometimes people who have attended … Continue reading Living VII: Unity
In my former life, I dealt with computers daily before it was common to deal with computers daily. I worked with some of the earliest graphic design software – things like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator – before they were the industry standard. In those early days, we could expect a new software update about once … Continue reading Musings: How do we stay ahead of things so that we don’t get left behind?