• Nuance and Abstraction: The World Vision Hiring Fiasco

    I want to make abundantly clear that the following are my own personal thoughts, and are not in way representative of the views of my employer, Catch The Fire. It’s not often that I have a strong desire to express my thoughts publicly about current events, but the recent furore surrounding World Vision America and …

  • When God tests us

    My preference would be to just come out and say “God doesn’t test us.” I considered that as the title for this piece because it’s more incendiary, but it’s not entirely accurate. Institutional education has given us a definition of “test” that is hard to shake, one whereby we are measured to a standard and …

  • God’s Own Image

    The scripture in Genesis 1:27 has always fascinated me. It’s well known, the first half reading “So God created man in his own image”. This concept of man being made in God’s image is one of the oldest pieces of theology in my memory, so it’s a concept that I suppose strongly impacted my early …

  • Goodbye 2012

    Twenty-twelve has produced another bumper crop of excellent dance music. ┬áThe American public has finally caught on as well, which is great news. My only regret is that I couldn’t get my hands on a great Gangnam Style remix. Ahh well. Guys, this year has been pretty wild for our family, so I felt some …