Jack, the only dog we've ever had, died this week. We're all missing him. No one to feed leftover meat bits to. No one to bark when we get home. No one to let out in the morning. No one to greet you when you walk in the door. His collar hangs empty in our living room. Really sad. God has taught us many lessons through him, and he has been an important part of this season of … [Read more...]

YouTube Channel “launch”

Jonathan's YouTube Launch

Hey everybody, here's a quick update on one of my recent projects... I love video. I always have, and I've always wanted to make videos, so I've recently decided to try my hand at a YouTube channel. I have about 80 videos up already. Most of them are just videos of life that I already had on hand, but I have put up some product reviews, unboxing videos, and (best of all) … [Read more...]

Dumping Skype for Google Voice

Skype Subscription Review

Some 9 months ago I wrote a positive review of Skype's subscription/phone number service, and now I'm pleased to announce that I've let both my subscription and phone number expire. Skype works fine, but I like Google Voice much better now that I've used it some. In my Skype review I said I liked these things about it: I can use a headset and mic for one-on-one … [Read more...]

The Innkeeper

John Piper reads The Innkeeper

https://vimeo.com/54321860 John Piper explores the idea that perhaps the Innkeeper who housed Jesus' parents the night of His birth had a son His age who was killed by Herod in the Slaughter of the Innocents. It's hard to keep from crying as Mr. Piper powerfully reads his extraordinary poem. He portrays our Lord's humanity and His sorrow for our pain in a very real way, and … [Read more...]