After being in the media industry for 15 years, I decided to finally go back to school and get my masters degree. There were some who were curious why. I wasn’t going to move to a new job or work my way up the corporate ladder. I wasn’t going to get a raise in salary. […]Read More Why I Got My Masters
It is no secret that I love photography. I enjoy looking for that perfect shot or finding beauty in something that others look past regularly. So often there are frame-worthy images right before our eyes but we are accustomed to looking past them. Capturing those shots and helping others find appreciation in something they previously […]Read More How’d You Get That Photo?
If you have spent any amount of time working on a church worship team, you have inevitably encountered the discussion of paying musicians to play. This is a conversation I have had more and more lately. I should preface this blog by explaining I have been leading worship at my local church for over 10 […]Read More Should We Pay Church Musicians?
This photo is from a recent trip down to Cuba. The old truck was converted into a bus and used to bus large groups of people to a rare outdoor open-air crusade in the western part of Cuba.Read More Frozen in Time
As a media professional, it is seldom that I am unplugged. I have my cell phone with me every place I go. I check my email, Facebook, twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, WordPress, Groupme, Whatsapp, text messages and any number of stupid games I play several times every day. Even when I am completely disconnected from modern […]Read More Can Connection Cause Disconnection?
Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by the news? I am so exhausted at all the death and destruction in the world. I peruse Facebook and see all the shares of Victoria Osteen’s video snippet telling people to do good for themselves. The video is disheartening for me as well but the constant shares by […]Read More Most Important Story on the Internet EVER!
I took my wife out the other night and the waitress seemed surprised. Today we are celebrating our 14th anniversary and are happier than we have ever been. When I mentioned to the waitress that we were celebrating our big day, she asked how long. Naturally, I told her to guess and she guessed 4 […]Read More Whats Love Anyway?
I’m a worship leader. I like to watch videos that were recorded during live worship recordings. More and more of these seem to be done because technology has made it easy. So, why not video the recording too? It seems that every church large enough to do a worship album also has the equipment to […]Read More Live Worship Videos: Amateur vs Professional
How many times have you heard somebody reference the church and the hypocrites that fill it? Churches are filled with imperfect people. Better said, the church has no perfect people. So why the surprise when we are able to find someone imperfect? Even the pastors in every church are human and imperfect. I love the […]Read More Real People, Real Problems, Fake Church