Context, Dental Hygiene & Discipleship.

In recent years I’ve become pretty serious about dental hygiene. As cool as it felt as a kid to rebel and allow bits of food to rot in between my teeth while various bacteria took home on my tongue- both my marriage and relative maturity have shown me that is, well, disgusting. Oh, there’s also…

Easter Project: The Untold Stories

NOTE: Easter Project is the name of our high school group’s annual mission experience in Tijuana, Mexico. This was our 22nd (or 23rd?) year of going down to our partner orphanage and using that as a home base to build houses. Like I mention below, this trip has become a TRADITION. Even my friends and…

“The Scared is scared of the things you like”

  Just about every day I receive a gchat message, a text or (most often) a shout of “BRAD GET IN HERE!” from the interns back in their corner office. I’d like to say I’m usually summoned to answer some deep theological question or provide some wisdom to a tough situation with a student. Alas,…

“Mo Kweshons. Ask Mo Kweshons.”

Our 18 month old daughter, Jane, LOVES to answer questions. If we have a long drive and she’s getting cranky in the back seat? Simple solution, start asking questions. If she happens to take a rough fall running around the kitchen island resulting in sobs? Easy distraction from the pain, just ask more questions. She…

A Reluctant Voice

I am an introvert. That doesn’t mean I hate being around people.It does mean that being around people makes me tired. It does mean, at least for me, that self promotion is incredibly difficult. It does mean that I rarely share an idea out loud until I’m certain that what I’m sharing is accurate and…