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The Vulnerable Pastor

    In thinking about what I would write so as to update all my friends and followers, I wanted to publish a blog post entitled “The Myth of the Super Pastor.” After I was two pages in, I realized … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 8:55 pm

Surprised by Joy

  “Straight tribulation is easier to bear than tribulation which advertises itself as pleasure.” ― C.S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life   It has been many years since I’ve read Surprised by Joy and, honestly, … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 5:36 am

The Spirit of the Age 2016

It’s after 4 AM and I’m wide awake. It’s not a good thing for a guy with a sleeping disorder to be awake like this but, hopefully, I’ll be able to catch up on it later today.   Since I’m … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 11:16 am

Fair Play

I recently came across a question in a Christian group on Facebook which asked, “What is the difference between fairness and justice?” I thought about it and want to answer this question from a pop culture and geek perspective while … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 7:30 pm

The Theology of Werewolves

I remember the first time I really began to like werewolves. I was 13 years old and bought my first real “Do It Yourself” Halloween costume. It was the kind that had latex, paint, spirit glue, and lots of other … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 5:37 pm

GenCon & Dark Dungeons (Part 3)

I would like to apologize for not having this last blog post in this series up sooner. Unfortunately, life seems to get in the way. Since I’ve arrived back from GenCon, I’ve had church meetings to attend, ministerial alliance meetings, … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 3:21 pm

GenCon 2014 & Dark Dungeons (Part Two)

In the last installment about Dark Dungeons, you may have found I went into a great deal of my personal story. A few friends were shocked to find out that I burnt my D&D books even though it seems I … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 10:16 pm

A Thankful, Playful Life

What am I thankful for? I’m thankful I forgot to check the mail yesterday. I walked down to the mailbox before leaving for my mother-in- law’s house for our yearly feast and found an advance copy of The Well-Played Life … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 6:37 pm

Two Score and Ten Years Ago #50Years

Today the web is abuzz with articles about a man who died fifty years ago today. His life had a tremendous impact on society and, personally, it has touched me in a number of ways. In fact, my first published … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 3:24 pm

The Sermonator?

So, it’s almost 2:00 AM on a Sunday and I’m still awake. I’ve been wrestling with sermons over the coming weeks and am a bit frustrated. Normally I try to prepare my sermons some time in advance just in case … Continue reading

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