Taking Time To Redefine

This product probably tastes like it was named, but I love when a name matches of something matches it’s purpose. Like the plunger. It plunges into the toilet and does it’s magic so i do not have to. O.k. that may be a poor example, considering the example above, but isn’t it true that the…

Living Your Oscar Speech

  photo credit: http://in.socialtimes.me/articles/2013-01-11/official-oscar-app-launched-on-android-and-amazon I watched about half of the Oscars, after The Walking Dead of course. and I reflected on some of the speeches. I love Jennifer Lawrence of Hunger Games fame and now an Oscar winner for Silver Linings Playbook. She is young and unpretentious and her speech was honest and heartfelt. Some use…

Making Youth Ministry A House Of Stories

I love games. Not just youth group games but table top games of all kinds. I recently listened to a podcast from Plaid Hat Games where they discussed emergent narrative in games. According to the podcast “emergent narrative is a story that is discovered during game play that is beyond the mechanics.” There are games…