The Internship →

With great anticipation and excitement, I would like to announce the next segment of my life as far as the Lord has seen fit to show me. Back in February of this year, I applied for the NCFIC (Nation Center for Family Integrated Churches), internship and discipleship opportunity, and by the grace of God, I […]

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My Testimony of Salvation in Christ →

In my most recent post I mentioned that a key event in the past 13 months has been my salvation. Well, today (03/09/14) I have committed to follow the example of Christ in obedience and go through the waters of baptism. Baptism is an important element to salvation as it signifies the believer’s identification and […]

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It’s My Birthday →

Folks, it’s my birthday, I’m eighteen, and unlike any other birthday previously, I do actually feel a little older…or maybe I’m just hungry. I thought of writing some sort of “year-in-review” back when it was actually a new year, but I knew that was already pretty cliche, so I put it off and decided to […]

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When you Say “No” →

I’m sitting at my desk — a smooth board atop a height-adjustable metal frame, easily convertible from a normal to a standup desk — in a room with about eight other desks, each in various stages of organizational decline. The stimulating drug of most designers is sitting beside me in the form of dark roasted espresso and frothed milk, […]

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Blog V5 →

Well, it’s time for the periodic redesign of my blog. This time I’ve got something I like, and I think I’ll keep it for a while. I’ve been trying to find some middle ground between minimal but not lacking character. I like what I have here, because it’s distraction free with a focus on the […]

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What’s Your Drive? →

Just the other day I caught myself staring at people. This isn’t a regular occurrence for me, but I found that I was keenly interested in endeavoring to uncover the motive behind their actions; what was the driving force behind each movement and each word. Then it dawned on me. I had opened up a […]

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The Pursuit of Knowledge →

A few weeks ago I found myself sitting in the upstairs room of the local coffee shop, having just hung up the phone with a designer who I had interviewed for a podcast episode. As I glanced out the window, and watched the people below, sipping at macchiatos, taking a puff on their cigarettes, and […]

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A Walk in the Woods →

“A walk through the woods” (taken with an iPhone 5, edited in Photoshop) Every morning around 8 or so, I like to take a walk through the woods, usually with my dog. It’s a great time to be still and admire God’s creation around you, think about what your going to do that day and […]

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When do you say “Enough”? →

You see it every time you walk into restaurants, stores, malls, and especially coffee shops. The common, filthy glow of smartphones, tablets and laptops, laid on laps and tables, or held in hands as the user is engrossed in the Twitter, Facebook or Words With Friends notifications that never seem to stop, or trying to […]

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What Is Inspiration? →

Years ago, when I first started designing1 I was a plagiarist. No really, I was. And I have friends, who thankfully are still friends, that can attest to this…sadly. I would often see a design and I’d say “I can do that” and I would…but then I’d try to change it a tiny bit, and […]

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