A Response To: “5 Signs Your Church Might be Heading Toward Progressive Christianity”

Alisa Childers describes herself on her website as a “lifelong church-goer, follower of Jesus, and former CCM recording artist”. She wrote this blog, the text of which is quoted below. Many conservative Christians continue to ponder why people are leaving their churches. The answer lies in the tight-gripped theologies found in blogs like this one […]

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I turned 26 years old a few days ago. My favorite moment of celebration was on a cliff overlooking the ocean with some really rad people. We enjoyed a delicious meal, drank margaritas, flew a drone around, and caught up on life. I remember when the thought of being 18 sounded old. I remember being […]

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This last season of life has been different than any other in so many ways! I’ve been working on creating space for new people, places, and ideas as I move forward with planting a missional community in Ocean Beach. I just wanted to take a few minutes to share some random recent updates: Thanksgiving was […]

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Sometimes I wake up in the morning and feel like the weight of the world is on my shoulders. It’s physically difficult to get out of bed because I feel like everything I do after that isn’t going to make a difference anyhow. This ‘rut’ can last, on and off, for days or weeks. It’s […]

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relay for life

I’ve been involved with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life since 2005. Relay is a 24-hour event to support the American Cancer Society, celebrate survivors, spread awareness and come together as a community to rally around an important cause. Relays are held all over the world at universities, schools and parks from 9 AM […]

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blog funk

I was chatting with Colin on Facebook just now. He started our conversation with ‘dude you need to blog’. I sat in my office and hung my head in shame, realizing that I indeed, have been neglecting my blog. In turn, I have been neglecting you, my faithful readers. By the way, a ton of […]

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good advice

A few years ago I was the Creative Director for a Christian entertainment company in La Jolla. As a young ‘professional’, at that time only 16-17 years old, I had to learn to overcome the ‘disability of my age’. My job required me to work with people who had years of experience and wisdom beyond […]

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itunes update

It’s been awhile. Here’s what’s been coming out of my speakers lately. • Hearts Safe (A Better Way ) – Tenth Avenue North • Only Love Remains – JJ Heller • Love Like Crazy – Lee Brice • Before the Throne of God – Shane & Shane • Somebody to Love – Justin Bieber • […]

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nerd project of the week

Once a nerd, always a nerd. Tonight I decided to convert one of (many) old machines I have lying around into an epic picture frame. It’s projects like this that remind me how fun it is to be a nerd. This is such a simple project, I don’t even need to list the steps to […]

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