Browsing All Posts filed under »Confession«

I’m Not Thankful For…

November 25, 2010

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Dear Friends, Today is Thanksgiving and like many I have been thinking about all of the things that I am thankful for as I prepare to eat and fellowship with friends here in Portland. I am thankful for Portland, a city that has revived the soul in me, and taught me that the world is […]

A Quick Question…

August 30, 2010

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(Cartoon By David Hayward aka The Naked Pastor) Ever decided that not only do you wish to avoid someone, but anyone that person associates with because of their unattractive faith-life? I only ask because there are certain Christians I just can’t connect to while they are friends with certain people I’ve had bad experiences with. […]

Another Confession: I’m A Networking Narcissist

July 28, 2010

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(photo by David Hayward) I’ve kinda fallen off the twitter/blogging map for a while and I wanted to share a few thoughts about why… Just in case you were wondering. A few months ago my agent and I had a really honest talk. She told me that connecting with people was a great thing, and […]

The Church is on Fire…

July 13, 2010

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I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why it is that I feel the way I do about the church and Christianity as a whole. I don’t want to be that bitter guy, and have that “I hate church because the church hurt me” mentality. I feel quite the opposite actually. I love the church… […]

Another 3am Confession…

May 20, 2010

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I’ve been in Portland now for two and a half weeks. It’s not quite home yet, but then again I didn’t expect it to feel like home for a while. Don’t get me wrong, I love it here, but I knew that the same things I struggled with in Nashville I would undoubtedly struggle with […]

Elk, X, and Wyoming…

April 28, 2010

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In my post earlier I neglected to write about some of the more eventful parts of my drive last night through Wyoming. So I thought I’d mention these few facts about last night so as to warn you if you are ever driving through Wyoming on your way to some better geographical location. 1. Beware […]

Countdown: 4 Days (Continued)

April 20, 2010

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I spent the morning with my dad. It was a good time, and I got to tell him a lot that I felt I needed to before I leave. It’s amazing how forgiveness can foster healing within a relationship, and it’s nice to see that healing in a relationship that has been so strained over […]