Below is a ‘commercial’ of sorts for a church in Texas. I don’t know much about the church, but I love the way they start this: “Before we tell you who we ARE, let us tell you who we WERE.” This is the story of every honest follower of Jesus. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wgaVk_o8G8
(warning: what began as a short reflection on 2010 became a full-fledged brain dump – continue at your own risk) 2010 was a tough year for the Rieslands. Not tough as in somebody got really sick or someone lost their job — I realize a lot of folks had those kinds of years, and I’m… Continue reading 2010: A Reflection
(Those reading from email or an rss feed will need to click through to see the 2-minute video above) This is very personal to me. There are somewhere around 30,000 believers in Uzbekistan, which is roughly 0.001% of the population. I know a handful of them personally. They have been arrested, interrogated, spied on, sabotaged, and end… Continue reading Pray For Persecuted Christians In Uzbekistan
While waiting for something to compile at work today, I started playing with this picture in a photo editing program…
Like many people, I first discovered Donald Miller through the book Blue Like Jazz. He had written several books before that one ‘hit it big’, but for some reason, that one got our attention. I enjoyed the book a lot — not nearly as much as some of my friends — but I love Don’s… Continue reading Are Marketing Firms Dictating Your Story?