O Me of Little Faith
January 2008 Archives

I’ve been avoiding this until the time was right — by which I mean the contracts are signed and everything’s a go — but here’s the big announcement: my Pocket Guide series of books has a new home! Having finalized […]

Just a friendly reminder: The final day to vote for my story in the ChangeEffect contest is tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 30). Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. CST. Go here to cast your vote for Jason (“The Day I Met Paw-Paw”). […]

I love photography, and I also love things that are cool, so when you can combine “coolness” and “photography” into a single site, I am generally interested in it. Which means this site caught my attention:The World Time Clock. Here’s […]

Back to our series on recycled content from Pocket Guide to the Bible. Earlier entries: the King James Version, the Revised Standard Version, the Jerusalem Bible, the New American Bible, The Living Bible, the NIV. Today? The NKJV.The New King […]

Update: I made the Top 5 in the ChangeEffect story contest, in which the winner gets a 3-day, 2-night trip to Chicago (and a Cubs game). For some background, I’ve written about it already here and here. Since this is […]

February 14 is in three weeks. I’m writing an article about it for, the premise of which is that I don’t like Valentine’s Day because it’s a mandatory romance day. Guys (and girls) are required to be romantic on […]

My favorite MLK quote: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” [from Where Do We Go from Here: Chaos or Community? (Beacon Press, 1968), p. 62.] What’s […]

Now for Part 6 of our survey of popular biblical translations, in which we turn to the Big One: The NIV. Previously appearing in this series: the King James Version, the Revised Standard Version, the Jerusalem Bible, the New American […]

A robber broke into a flat in Berlin and found the 64-year-old owner of the home already inside. Except the owner was dead. He’d been that way for a couple of weeks. So the breaker-and-enterer called the police and left […]

If you’re here as a result of this article in the Amarillo Globe-News, then welcome! Recent postings include this one, which links to a story about my grandfather, Amarillo’s John Boyett. Others of interest are this one about synesthesia and […]