A Look Inside 1208

Our church revamped itself and launched its new dinner church hybrid model on September 9th! Since then, they’ve made many new friends, served many meals, and taken people deeper into the gospel. A large volunteer base shows up every week to keep things running smoothly in all different areas. 1208 and many other churches in…

My New Comic Book is Out!

I have always loved comics but have always been horrible at drawing. That being said, I decided to make horrible art a staple of my comics. Using the calligraphy pen feature on one of my apps, I drew a bunch of stick figures and made the main focus of my humor their facial expressions. Most…

Repenting of Racism

Racism isn’t always hiding in the depths of our thought life—it’s sometimes quite blatant. For example, I remember eating lunch with my friends in the cafeteria of our 99% white high school when a friend confessed that they were racist to some extent. What tears me up even to this day is what happened next:…

Seek the Presence Your Own Way (Pt 6)

As we conclude this week’s series on worship music, I’d like to say that I get it—some people don’t like music. They don’t like to sing and they just can’t seem to wrap their minds around a presence-infused worship service. To such people I’d like two say two quick things: (1) I don’t think your…

The Revelation Scenes (Pt 5)

Finally, I’d like to make note of the scenes we find in Revelation. Throughout this book we get glimpses of spectacular worship services in which the creatures surrounding God’s throne can’t stop praising Him on repeat. Even though their words aren’t mentioned to have music backing them up, they certainly sound caught up in a…