If it’s true that, as Ed Setzer suggests, 400 leaders in Christian spheres will be or have been exposed as Ashley Madison users, then John Gibson was among them. And on August 24th, he ended his own life. That the world is broken and that both women and men are prone to wander shouldn’t be … Read More
Month: September 2015
Mr. Robot and the Unbearable Pace of Real Change
This short quote (a parable, really) by Mr. Robot’s lead character Elliot really jumped out at me: “My father picked me up from school one day, and we played hooky and went to the beach. It was too cold to go in the water, so we sat on a blanket and ate pizza. When I got home, … Read More
Everything Has Changed For Me,… including Spotify?
Q. WHY ARE YOU OK WITH YOUR MUSIC BEING ON SPOTIFY NOW? A. When I was a Young Life leader, I hung out at high-school football games, track meets and Taco Bell. I didn’t do any of that because I was really in to high-school athletics and food that can kill me. I did it because thats where high-school kids were hanging … Read More
Everything Has Changed
IS THIS THING ON? The last time I wrote and recorded a stand-alone collection of songs was in 2008. That is part of why this collection, entitled “Everything Has Changed,” is such a joy. I feel like I’ve been away from this medium for a while** and now I’m standing on stage, leaning into the mic, … Read More