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October 16, 2013
Be Annoying for God
This is part of a weekly bible study called Heretic's Guide to the Bible. To...
February 27, 2013
Dad of Divas: The Interview
I did an interview recently for a parenting blog called www.DadofDivas.com. They have a feature called...
October 24, 2012
Daddy’s Top-Ten Childbirth Freak-Outs (Pt. 1 of 2)
Earlier in 2012, I had my first memoir/humor book published called "PregMANcy: A Dad, A...
July 13, 2012
Five ‘Christian Parenting’ Ideas To Let Go Of
I was invited by Paul, my editor at Huffington Post, to write a piece on...
May 30, 2012
PregMANcy: A Publishers Weekly Review (Shameless Plug)
I realized that I never actually posted the review from Publishers Weekly of PregMANcy. For...
May 20, 2012
PregMANcy, the Interview (Patheos Book Club Q & A)
I spent a few minutes in the hot seat with Patheos editor Deb Arca who...
May 09, 2012
To the Edge of the Earth (Day Eight)
We just passed through Death Valley (insert 23rd Psalm joke here) and we're about 100...
May 06, 2012
A Hundred Hidden Kisses (Day Five)
We headed west toward Las Vegas this morning; chasing daylight toward the coast, leaving the...
May 03, 2012
Hearts in the Trash (Day Two)
It turns out that packing all the belongings you need for at least three months...
April 11, 2012
Childless Woman: “I Wanted That Suffering.”
I was pretty sure my parents were insane when I was a kid. It never...
April 07, 2012
Childbirth, C-Sections and the Violence of Creation
Given the themes during Holy Week of death, suffering violence and, ultimately, resurrection, I thought...
March 31, 2012
PregMANcy: The Video
This is a funny little trailer my son, Mattias, and I put together to tell...
March 19, 2012
Stuffed Cows and the Self-Imposed Cost of Free Grace
Each of us is our own worst enemy at one time or another. My eight-year-old...
March 17, 2012
Sex, Babies, Music, Gas and Politics: My Chat with Carol Howard Merritt
Author, speaker, pastor and God Complex Radio show host Carol Howard Merritt invited me on...
March 02, 2012
The Pee Stick (PregMANcy)
Four weeks from now, on April 1st, Chalice Press will release my first memoir, titled...
February 04, 2012
I’m an A**hole Dad
(From my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and a Due Date, on faith,...
January 31, 2012
On Asperger Syndrome and Broken Hearts
Our son, Mattias, is eight years old. Everyone thinks their kid is special, and in...
January 26, 2012
Attending Your Own Funeral
I've been writing this week about inspired vision and embracing radical change even in the...
January 06, 2012
Witnessing God in a Bloody Face
When your three-year-old daughter walks into your room at 2:30 in the morning covered in...
January 04, 2012
Same Old Sh*t (part 2 of 2)
I posted part one yesterday of "Same Old Shit," excerpted from my upcoming memoir, PregMANcy:...
January 02, 2012
Same Old Sh*t (Part 1 of 2)
My memoir on faith, family and fatherhood called PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little Dude and...
December 30, 2011
Early Buzz for PregMANcy (and a free book offer)
I'm getting seriously excited about the release of my memoir, PregMANcy: A Dad, a Little...
December 20, 2011
Who’s Your Daddy? (Excerpted from PregMANcy)
With less than two months until PregMANcy, my memoir on family, faith and fatherhood hits,...
November 15, 2011
When Legislating Morality Falls Short
I was doing my daily browsing of blogs, catching up on the news and opinions...
November 14, 2011
Be A Man: Ethical Responses to Violence
I wonder, both as a parent and a follower of the way of Jesus, how...
November 03, 2011
The Eerie Efficiency of Disney
This picture, capping day three of theme park bliss, pretty much says it all. Almost,...
October 17, 2011
Jesus Needs a Background Check
As I pulled in to church this morning I saw the sign in this photo...
October 13, 2011
The Power of Poo
The first step in my journey to recovery is to admit I am powerless over...
October 08, 2011
Sex is Dirty; Save It for Marriage
Three generations of women in my family left the house this morning for a women's...
October 07, 2011
Fatherhood in my forties: WTF?
I'm officially over and done with my thirties. I'm also "surgically sure" I'm done having...
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