Mercy in the Mud

The picture above is of a much younger me. Though the pants, shoes, gloves, and shirt are long gone, somehow that hat has still survived. Regardless, the picture was taken nearly 10 years ago in a small shack in Eagle Pass, Texas.  When I was a teenager, our church had a partnership with a church … Continue reading Mercy in the Mud

Frantically Floundering

As a child I had a fear of water. Not a terrible phobia, but I definitely hated swim lessons. My mother tried everything to get me in the pool; she "paid good money for those lessons." She would offer candy, extra play time, the option of choosing dinner, etc. just so that I would stick … Continue reading Frantically Floundering

Genesis, God, and Steve Carell

In college I lived with some guys who were all very different. Though there were many interests spread among our group, there was one thing that would unite us more than anything. At any given moment in Mabee D120, you could be certain that The Office was playing on the television. This was such a regular occurrence, that … Continue reading Genesis, God, and Steve Carell