Monthly Archive: December 2014

2014 Top Ten: Posts

As we round out the old year and a half-a-week’s worth of year-end review posts, I thought it might be fun to revisit the top ten posts from the past year. A note on the...

2014 Top Ten(ish): Books

Everybody and their mama has a top ten book list they’ve read this year. I’m no different…except I’m going for broke and giving you my top fourteen (what a wild and crazy guy). So...

2014 Top Ten: Weirdest Search Terms

According to my records, 2011 was the last time I waded into the year-end-review waters. That changes this week. Coming up later: 2014’s top blog posts and top reads. But today…today we take a gander...

Christmas at DPAC, Day One

“Behold.” It was a declaration given by the angels, a command obeyed by the shepherds, and a lifestyle observed by Mary and Joseph. Behold is what we did on Tuesday night, as we realized...

Service Means Sacrifice

As I type, it’s the night before our third annual Christmas at DPAC services. For the next two days we’ll host five capacity crowds in downtown Durham. Between all of the set up, tear...

Hospitality on Parade

  This is a tale of two traditions. Tradition #1 is the Bahama Christmas Parade. For you non-Durhamites, that’s not “ba-HAH-ma,” as in the Caribbean over-commercialized islands, but “ba-HAY-muh,” as in a small community...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the bold print to read the...

Rescued.

A year ago today, I wrote a post titled Whatever It Takes: A Love Story. It was the account of my dear friends Ryan and Morgan, and their ongoing quest to bring their adopted son Charlie home from...