Phoenix, you have a problem, a really big Mark & Grace problem…

RUN PHOENIX, RUN! Oh dear... I feel like I need to warn all of the good people of Phoenix, Arizona. Unfortunately, your fine city has been chosen as the unlucky recipient of a brand new church spearheaded by Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace. I'm warning you because Mark and Grace's last church spawned an enormous "faith"-based mess in Seattle. Honestly, "mess" … [Read More]

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The story about God, Morgan Freeman, and me

I’ve been keeping a secret from pretty much everybody since August, a secret that I’ve been dying to share with everybody. As you might recall, last October I shared the following Instagram... At the time, that's all I was allowed to share. Today, I've … [Read More]


A Letter To My Son: May the Force Be With You

Dear Elias, Well, son, tomorrow's the big day—the day that you and I have been talking about for three-and-half-years—it’s the day that we get to go see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I cannot wait. You'd just turned 4 when I read the news online that … [Read More]


My embarrassing addiction…

I’m currently on day 6 of Whole30. If you’re unfamiliar with Whole30, it’s basically one of the current healthy eating trends, a month-long dietary guide that, according to the authors of the idea, will lead to “total health and food freedom.” Now, whether … [Read More]

Matt Chandler, TVC and Karen Hinkley make peace…

This is just in. And it seems to be good news--very good news. I hope this is a beginning toward healing for all involved. Peace, MPT.   According to The Wartburg Watch...   Here's the statement from the church. Karen's statement follows … [Read More]