28 November 2008

Fun commercials

These bring back memories

25 November 2008

Random Thoughts on a Tuesday

It's been a while since a "real" post... I've been processing a lot, this is some of what's rattling around in the noggin. None of these really seemed to fit in a single post, so enjoy...
  • Would love to hear more about this guy's story. I remember watching him on the Contender.
  • We have been rockin the last couple days putting together a new look to our stage.
  • The more I am in it... I am loving our new church and the team here. Great people. Authentic. I am pumped for what's ahead.
  • I've been chewing on this blog post for a couple weeks. The AG has screwed up quite a bit, but I wonder what kind of ripples will come from this.
  • On that note... I'm still out on the AG. Not that they care, but my verdict is still out.
  • This community looks awesome.
  • Hoping to get the new Blackberry Storm in about 3 days.
  • You MUST MUST MUST check out these guys. Awesome family with an amazing story and company, they are honoring God and putting out some sweet clothes at the same time.
  • I am really looking forward to a couple days to chill with my family and enjoy Thanksgiving.
  • Speaking of family... I am SUPER proud of my wife and her new business, my daughter is pwning the 1st grade and my son is hilarious asking people, "wanna dance hot dog?"
  • Having fun kickin the social media tires with this guy.
  • I've been running the last couple days, it feels good to be active... training not just working out.
  • Love that youtube is now in 16:9 aspect ratio
  • Finished my run to today to this song... there is some interesting truth contained in the lyrics: these are the ears that ring with hate, this is the voice of silence no more, we the people... are we the people? this is the moment that needs to breathe, this is the test of flesh and soul... This is the cloud that swallows trust... This is the black that uncolors us... This is the face that you hide from... This is the mask that comes undone.
  • It would be so killer to be able to scream -sing- growl like James.

19 November 2008

To all those I've ever clogged before...

Any pro-dumper knows that you utilize the multi-flush method...

14 November 2008

Mario 'stache

dumbest thing EVER!

the best part is when there are two guys running on the treadmill at the same time. this is beyond the tandem bicycle.

13 November 2008

Choirs make a comeback

You have to at least watch until 4:22... trust me.

12 November 2008

Who is my neighbor?

Used this video at our service tonight. We talked about how this video relates to the message in Luke 10 where Jesus is asked "who is my neighbor".  Who my neighbor is has changed.  With social media and internet connectivity we can be a "neighbor" to someone half way across the world.   How can we walk across the street to someone that is numb?  How can Christ followers take a step in the right direction to care for those that are numb?

Star Wars acappella

11 November 2008

Engaging youth through social media

There is no doubt that getting a teen's attention is hard enough, but trying to do it in a social media frenzied world is even tougher. There is also no doubt that social media can be utilized to enhance a student ministry's effectiveness.

Some of the tips from this report are:
• Clarity. Many student ministry sites are not clear what it is that they are trying to accomplish. Is there a clearly defined reason for having a presence on the www?
• Many Small Niches. This is huge. In our massive world, we have grown extremely small. The world is merely a mouse click away. We can chat with a missionary, real time, on the other side of the world. How can student ministry sites provide avenues to connect with many small niche elements?

These seem like opposites, but I wonder if they actually play off of each other to enhance the usefulness of the site. Read the rest of the tips here. I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Nerd Coffee Cup Holder

10 November 2008

09 November 2008

As real as it gets

This is too cool. Check it.

Hi my name is...

This kid changed his name, for the fun of it, to... Captain Fantastic Faster Than Superman Spiderman Batman Wolverine The Hulk And The Flash Combined! How awesome is that! They call him Captain for short. Read the full story here.

07 November 2008

The early years

Thought I'd share a picture of my early years. Thanks to my cousin Doug for the link.