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My Pastor Blessed the Bar

My Pastor Blessed the Bar

Reason #36 why I feel like I’m in exactly the church God would have me in: One of my pastors, Ed Marcelle, was invited to perform the “blessing of the bar” for St. Patrick’s Day at Brown’s Brewing Company. And of course he said yes (hence the video below). He could have recoiled in disgust [...]

Ok, so I’ve been playing guitar…

Ok, so I’ve been playing guitar…

The thing about blogs is that they are snapshots of someone’s mind (or a group mind) as a function of time. Time passes at a constant rate, yet not everyone has time to dump their mind into clever blog-sized anecdotes at a nice constant rate for the electric ether’s amusement. If you haven’t noticed, and [...]

Yes, I’m Going To See The Da Vinci Code… Here’s Why

Yes, I’m Going To See The Da Vinci Code… Here’s Why

I am going to see The Da Vinci Code (TDVC) movie as soon as it comes out and I’m able. I am a sincere Christ-follower (an Evangelical Christian) and I don’t believe nearly any of the historical foundation for the story. You may ask, why would you go to this movie then – I thought [...]

Dear Lord, You Rock!

Dear Lord, You Rock!

It is true. Terra Nova Church is featured on the cover of the latest Metroland, Albany’s über-alternative weekly newspaper. [Click here for the whole article] Now you may want to know why a liberal, left-hugging periodical not known for being faith-friendly would take front-page notice of a conservative, Biblically-based church? Let me suggest that Terra [...]

Different is good

Different is good

I heard something different in church recently. I recommend the Cherry Raspberry Ale, by the way…. you can tell I’m definitely comfortable with my manliness that I can recommend that while wearing a pink shirt. – Pastor Phil Taylor, Terra Nova Church Drinking is, by far, the least mentioned – in evangelical church culture – [...]

Fonts, bloody fonts…

Fonts, bloody fonts…

Fonts are like outfits… you try to choose something individual but in the end we all have to look pretty much the same most of the time. Business attire for the office… business fonts for the office communications. I always try to get away with a Kidprint memo here or there… or maybe Candy Pieces [...]