how annoying is that

once again technology fails me Originally, today’s post was titled “Is Newer Better?” and had some really deep ponderings about the use of new media in the church today and about modern Christian movements being filed under the broad categories of “Emergent” and “Postmodern”. Only just as I was finishing the post the insane touch-pad…

where everybody knows your name

Spending Father’s Day with familiar faces. I used to think it would be cool to have a favorite restaurant or hang-out that I frequented so often that I knew everyone and they knew me. Where all I had to do was walk through the door and an ice cold Dr. Pepper and my favorite dish…

sip, sip

MPG mania A couple of weeks ago Wendy Kaufman reported on NPR’s Morning Edition that “Demand for traditional SUVs has fallen dramatically over the past year. As gas prices have risen, many consumers have turned to smaller cars, or SUV hybrids.” She’s got that right. With prices around the world as high as $6.50 /…

ORION flashback

Nine years later, the technology catches up with the vision. Back in 1996, I was hired for my first full-time job by a non-profit organization called the Ozarks Regional Information Network (ORION). ORION was one of the pioneers of the Community Information Network movement in the United States. They were formed by several area organizations…

One down, 43 to go.

I just checked-off the first item on my 43Things list. After months of procrastination, the old half-done site is gone and my Blog is finally online. Setting the site up was actually pretty easy with ExpressionEngine…the hard part was getting the template like I wanted it without having any decent graphics software on this computer….