2019-10-11: Distributing Python scripts is to tech novices is a pain. This’ll help. 🐍 — Announcing Feet, a …

2019-10-11: I actually learned a lot about SD cards I didn’t know. Good article. — SD card: Jargon busted, speed …

2019-10-10: Corporations undermine the whole “free markets” == liberty thing when they fail to uphold Western …

2019-10-09: This quarter’s Plough has, in just the first few pages, brought some good deep thinking about a …

2019-10-06: An actual, working pay phone found at a rest stop in Florida. It’s been ages since I’ve seen one of …

2019-10-06: Started Mark’s gospel again this morning. It’s amazing how quickly he gets rolling. John, baptism, …

2019-10-03: My first German homily (text & audio) in a very long time. I realize I’ve forgotten …

2019-10-01: I’m late to the party on this, but Gemeinsames Leben is 🔥. I’m doing some serious highlighting.

2019-09-28: I was unaware of how bad Stallman had been. His treatment of women and hosts is unacceptable. …

2019-09-28: St. Mang wird Musik haben! Gott ist gut! stmang.org

2019-09-27: Given what’s going on in the US and UK, it wouldn’t be awful if the queen asserted her authority. …

2019-09-26: I can pretty much guarantee I’m the only person in the world listening to this album right now. 🎶

2019-09-26: German Friends & Roman Catholics: Does anyone know of German-speaking clergy in the Diocese of …

2019-09-26: I’ve always appreciated Anselm more than most. — Theology Shorts: Anselm

2019-09-24: So, I want to get into MLS with Nashville’s new team. What’s the best way to watch games without …

2019-09-22: St. Mang ist offiziell online! 3. November treffen wir fürs erstes Mal ein. Machen Sie bitte mit!

2019-09-22: I setup a GoFundMe for my little brother’s adoption today. It’s truly troubling the number of …

2019-09-19: Currently reading: Gemeinsames Leben by Dietrich Bonhoeffer 📚

2019-09-19: Finished reading: Evangelical Theology by Karl Barth 📚

2019-09-19: This is your annual reminder that Patat is an awesome way to do presentations.

2019-09-18: Credo in unum Deum, Patrem omnipotentem… Et in unum Dominum Jesum Christum… Et in Spiritum Sanctum. …

2019-09-17: Y’all, Barth’s Evangelical Theology is so good! How’d I make it out of divinity school without being …

2019-09-14: This is wrong. More and more I rethink my use of Amazon. — Amazon Cuts Medical Benefits

2019-09-14: Duolingo has me super confused about sum and est. I’ve been hoping the exercises would make it …

2019-09-12: Follow-up on Anglican Eschatology: * History and Eschatology by NT Wright * The Coming of God by …

2019-09-11: I’m liking what I’m seeing in the American Solidarity Party’s platform. — Is it …

2019-09-10: Teil es Weit und Breit!: Ökumenische Sankt-Magnusgemeinde; Erster Gottesdienst 3. November 16:00 bei …

2019-09-10: Y’all, the Duolingo Latin course is pretty fun. I should probably be focusing my efforts on …

2019-09-07: Seriously, God bless the people who put family restrooms places.

2019-09-06: I love the Avette Brothers so much! Bang Bang 🚫🔫

2019-09-05: Seriously, this would be my dream car. — Volkswagen will help turn old Beetles and microbuses …

2019-09-05: So, Anglicans, what’s the best book to read on eschatology? I run in a lot of evangelical …

2019-09-03: Riddle me this: On 9/2 I cycled ~10 miles pulling 50lbs of children behind me. No green ring. On 9/3 …

2019-09-03: Wow! I can’t believe this is happening. Good for Wal-Mart. — Walmart ending all handgun ammunition …

2019-09-01: I preached a sermon about our call to the common life as Christians. Give it a listen.

2019-08-31: I tire of violence in America. “How long, O Lord?…” Psalm 13

2019-08-31: This is a really great album. 🎶

2019-08-30: This, I believe, constitutes a hostile work environment.

2019-08-29: I was struck this morning studying Ezekiel 37 with my Bible study group. Ezekiel 37 so clearly …

2019-08-29: You know, at times it’s almost as if corporate security actively seeks out ways to make …

2019-08-28: I’m troubled by this response. We too easily separate Church and state. — A Sloppy Attack on …

2019-08-27: Y’all, I’m preaching Sunday and — given our lectionary readings for next week — my …

2019-08-24: I enjoy my fancy summer coffees. ☕️

2019-08-22: To answer my own question, the Lord’s Prayer was “modernized” from the English tradition …

2019-08-22: The RSV is an underrated translation. I’ve been using it near-exclusively for the last year …

2019-08-22: So, I’ve started on occasion to pray the morning office from 1662. I’ve noticed the …

2019-08-21: ”Freu dich über all das Gute, das der Herr, dein Gott, dir schenkt — und allen, die zu dir gehören! …

2019-08-20: Follow-up review: In the month and a half since I finished Atomic Habits I’ve successfully …

2019-08-19: “We reject the pretensions of nationalism to usurp our highest loyalties. National identity …

2019-08-19: “… as Americans we owe each other a distinct allegiance and must put each other first.” This, for …

2019-08-18: I asked for Encarta 98 — deluxe, no less — for Christmas and got it. I could spend hours in Encarta …

2019-08-16: The progressive left is not a friend to Christianity. The American Solidarity Party gives me hope …

2019-08-13: Y’all, corporate Agile ™ will kill your soul. If you want agility and developer …

2019-08-13: At the new J.O.B. I consciously elected to keep work communications off my phone. Though I’ve …

2019-08-11: I just finished the summer issue of Plough Quarterly. It is a timely issue for the present moment …

2019-08-09: Is it just me or does every Kafka producer/consumer — no matter the language — seem like a giant …

2019-08-08: Rosemary’s fresh, new interpretation of the bologna sandwich.

2019-08-08: What is the Gospel? 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Truth’s Table

2019-08-08: I’m going to be ministering to our homeless sisters and brothers Saturday morning in East …

2019-08-07: “Ökumenische Gemeinde Sankt Mang” ➡️➡️➡️ Ja oder Nein? (Für eine Deutschsprachige Gemeinde in East …

2019-08-06: Smith & Lentz Vienna Lager makes me very happy inside! 🍺

2019-08-06: Not to brag, but St. Octopus has invited me to join the Illuminati.

2019-08-06: This evening I’m discussing if “’White’ People can be Saved” and talking about our …

2019-08-04: Also, “white” Christians: the GOP, the Constituion, and politics are not the answer. The blood of …

2019-08-04: Y’all, we have a hate, racism, mental health, and community problem in “white” America. We must …

2019-08-03: Join us at Eastland Park today until noon. We’re meeting our neighbors. Pray God sends the people he …

2019-08-03: I think this’ll be a bad move. I know lots of folk who deleted Facebook, but kept Instagram because …

2019-08-03: I’m pretty proud of my brick dragon. Notice, especially, the cantilevered sections of the body. 🐉

2019-08-02: I’m only 25 pages into Evangelical Theology and it’s 🔥. I totally get why a certain VDS …

2019-08-02: Good stuff in this article. I supported the workers during “Prime Days” and purchased …

2019-07-31: Corporate America: Making socialism, distributism, etc. look good since the Industrial Age.

2019-07-31: I have many questions about this recipe my wife found yesterday. ——————————— >In a vessel mix …

2019-07-30: Leute, es passiert! Gottesdienst auf Deutsch. Monatlich. East Nashville. Mehr Information kommt …

2019-07-30: Hard choices this morning selecting my next book to read. In the end, Barth’s Evangelical Theology …

2019-07-30: Finished reading: Reformation Anglicanism 📚

2019-07-25: I wish more IT leaders would read The Alliance. We are not a family. We are colleagues working …

2019-07-25: I’m only halfway through, but reading Reformation Anglicanism by Null and Yates I already realize I …

2019-07-24: This tool is so awesome! I have it running all day. — htop - an interactive process viewer for Unix

2019-07-23: Dear Progressives, Your political rhetoric and strategy is contributing to populist movements like …

2019-07-20: Happy Birthday to my amazing, beautiful, smart, patient, and kind wife! I love you! 💚

2019-07-19: Management. Seriously, how did I do it for years? Such a horrible way to live!

2019-07-18: Why is Spain different from California? —> Catholic Christianity, Community, Monarchy, etc.

2019-07-17: Woot! Going to the LifeCycle Conference at St. James MBC tomorrow. Excited to see where my ministry …

2019-07-15: Mater dei, ora pro nobis. — I Shall not Walk Alone

2019-07-14: Compiling BasiliskII for my kids’ computer.

2019-07-13: I haven’t really advertised this much, but I do consulting on the side. I’m especially interested in …

2019-07-13: Anyone out there deploying Confluent’s Kafka platform to Docker Swarm?

2019-07-13: My new fancy summer coffee creation is 💯! 🥛+❄️+☕️ == 😋

2019-07-13: The Collect for Sabbath Rest is a great reminder. So often I seek to pack my Saturdays too full. …

2019-07-10: There is a 12,000 ft^2 maker space within biking distance to my house! I had no idea! So excited! …

2019-07-10: A very good question indeed. Why are we taxing bus riders to pay rich people to buy McMansions and …

2019-07-08: FaceTime counts as social media?!? Apple needs to work on Screen Time. A 30-minute Video Chat with …

2019-07-08: I just finished Bret Fisher’s “Docker Swarm Mastery” course. I really enjoyed it and learned …

2019-07-07: I love Screen Time in iOS 12, but there really needs to be a way to exclude Messages from the social …

2019-07-07: Finished reading: Atomic Habits by James Clear 📚

2019-07-04: 2600 is, by far, the best tech publication I have ever read. 🖥 🤓

2019-07-03: This article is spot on. It mirrors much of my experience in the UMC and at Vanderbilt. — Seminary …

2019-07-02: At IKEA in Atlanta. I don’t even want to know the story behind this sign!

2019-06-29: Lee Greenwood’s got some unexpected soul in “Ain’t No Trick” 🎶

2019-06-27: These DNC debates are awful. We need blue labor or some sort of Christian social democratic party.

2019-06-26: I got a TRS-80 Model 100 off Craigslist a while back. Pretty fun little computer. Writing BASIC …

2019-06-25: Finished reading: Against Calvinism 📚

2019-06-25: I love the ‘94 Book of Occasional Services on exorcism. Basically, “Dude, ask yo’ bishop. This is …

2019-06-23: I bought “Against Calvinism” six years ago before seminary and Anglicanism. Three chapters in, it’s …

2019-06-23: Baptist must necessarily reject the validity of Calvin, Luther, Augustine, and many other immanent …

2019-06-23: Chapter 2 of Olson’s “Against Calvinism” struggles at times with why Calvinist Baptist are excluded …

2019-06-22: I know it’s unorthodox and I do love the BCP morning office, but I always find myself drawn back to …

2019-06-22: It’s a Rend Collective type of rainy day. Remembering God’s joy and presence in all the storms!

2019-06-21: Precisely what I thought would happen.  — Mega-church Pastor Nominate Lifeway CEO

2019-06-21: Curses! This episode is making me want to get a stand-alone camera!

2019-06-21: Scala Native is pretty darn cool.

2019-06-21: Y’all, now is a good time to pray the prayers for peace found in our beautiful new prayer book …

2019-06-21: For the Peace of the World “Almighty God, from whom all thoughts of truth and peace proceed: Kindle, we pray, in the hearts of …

2019-06-21: For the Peace fo the World “Eternal God, in whose perfect kingdom no sword is drawn but the sword of righteousness, no strength …

2019-06-19: “It is permitted to no man to curse another, for the apostle Paul says, that the cursers shall not …

2019-06-18: The boards on the Classic and SE both look really good. No battery leakage! My beloved first …

2019-06-17: It is so exciting seeing Prayer Books at Provincial Assembly! I can’t wait for mine to arrive in the …

2019-06-16: Fathers Day at Cheekwood

2019-06-16: “the Catholic Faith is this: That we worship one God in Trinity, and Trinity in Unity, neither …

2019-06-15: We asked Alexa to play romantic music. We got: Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and the Googoo Dolls. 🤷‍♀️

2019-06-15: This morning’s album selection: The Charlie Daniels Band 🎶

2019-06-10: Y’all, IntelliJ is painful. Don’t have the time right now, but I’ve got to get …

2019-06-09: Nativitas Domini: Mary, the mother of Christ “Let us also be mindful of how great dignity is the holy maiden Mary, the mother of Christ: she is …

2019-06-09: “We should also honor Christ’s nativity and his birth-tide with ghostly joy, and adorn ourselves …

2019-06-09: “Christ would that many prophets, and also the heathen should announce his advent, and make known …

2019-06-08: Yikes! Sleep aide for babies? Not sure this is a good idea. (But, I so understand the temptation!)

2019-06-06: Y’all, LuLu is awesome. For $20 bucks I got “The Homilies of Ælfric” printed. So much better than …

2019-06-04: I’ll be switching to the new Eero with HomeKit once it’s announced. Been using Unfi for the …

2019-06-03: So, it seems eGPUs on the Mac mini aren’t awful. (Especially for a casual gamer like myself.) …

2019-06-03: So don’t know what to do about a new computer now. What I need is a Mac Pro Mini that costs ~3-4k …

2019-06-03: SwiftUI! Wow. So excited for this!

2019-06-03: I’m actually surprised they didn’t release an API for custom watch faces. Maybe next …

2019-06-02: Recipe sites have far too much narration and fluff. We hardboiled some eggs in our Instantpot and it …

2019-06-02: The fact that something like Monodraw exists in the world makes me very happy. My documentation and …

2019-06-01: Summer swimming fun. ☀️

2019-05-30: Currently reading: Ezekiel (Tyndale Old Testament Commentaries) by John B. Taylor 📚

2019-05-30: Using the file system as a communications protocol between services is a pretty bad idea.

2019-05-29: European management is so much better than American management styles. — overcast.fm

2019-05-29: I am so excited that I’ll have a physical prayer book in a month’s time! The Book of …

2019-05-27: Summer! 🍔

2019-05-27: Homemade ice cream. 🍦 Summer has officially begun!

2019-05-26: I forgot how hot Alabama is. Amazing how big a difference two hours south makes!

2019-05-26: Forever blessed and thankful I get to hangout with these guys each and every day.

2019-05-23: Seriously Oxford Press?!?! $90 for an e-book?

2019-05-23: Tower has a right-click option to copy the branch name to the clipboard. 💚

2019-05-22: Writing T-SQL code is not my happy place.

2019-05-22: I turned on autocorrect for “ok” on my wife’s phone. I do not regret this.

2019-05-21: This is so true! This is the work God has called me to. — The Only Places on the Streets That …

2019-05-21: Sunday I preached on the Holy Table we share with the saints across time and space. — …

2019-05-18: At Arrington Vineyards and Rosemary has declared this her cookie rock. 😂

2019-05-17: What monster selects the light theme?!?

2019-05-15: A feminist tried to fail me out of divinity school. — Logs in the River of Discourse

2019-05-14: Official Graduation pictures have arrived. 🎓

2019-05-14: Salary alone is not sufficient to support developers. You must also provide them the tools they …

2019-05-14: I can’t believe it’s May and the heat had to come on! ❄️ ⛄️

2019-05-10: Lining up to walk!

2019-05-10: Six years ago, I promised Bishop McKendree I’d remain faithful to the faith he established in …

2019-05-09: So, it looks like I’ll be dropping Python for Scala here in the next month or so. What IDEs, tools, …

2019-05-09: I maybe went a little overboard on this month’s coffee order. ☕️

2019-05-08: I’m going to need this in VS Code. So cool! • Visual Studio Container Tools Extensions (Preview) - …

2019-05-04: Unsurprising. The Psalmist gives us lament and praise. Always a Psalm for an occasion or moment in …

2019-05-01: Mad props to Kafkian. It saved my bacon today after realizing the official Python client doesn’t …

2019-05-01: How am I just now learning that Jonathan Edwards owned slaves? Seems like something that should have …

2019-04-30: Scala is a contender, but it seems possibly too difficult for our very junior staff. Is Kotlin too …

2019-04-30: Real talk. Kafka seems to want to force you on to the JVM get to the full API. What’s the least bad …

2019-04-30: So done! VDS Assignment list is empty and will forever remain so!

2019-04-30: God willing, I just submitted my last academic assignment to VDS. Unless I royally borked this …

2019-04-28: I preached a thing. — Easter Peace be With You ⛪️

2019-04-28: Dollywood was incredibly crowded yesterday — two hours to get into the park! — but it was incredible …

2019-04-25: I’m not getting all the hate towards the NFL Draft. Like, I’m not a sportsball guy, but …

2019-04-21: There is no greater sermon than this. Christ is Risen! — St John Chrysostom’s Easter Sermon

2019-04-18: Anyone know of a good Python interop language? Python’s fine for scripting, but I hate writing …

2019-04-18: For me, this Wink outage is the final straw. Loved Wink while it worked, but the writing is on the …

2019-04-17: Come children, let nightmare clown teach you the colors…

2019-04-16: Notre Dame, for me, has been a visible indicator of the state of Christianity in the West. I knew we …

2019-04-14: I will note that Ælfric’s views of Jews is very “period appropriate.” It’s sad to see how that bit …

2019-04-14: Reading the sermons of Ælfric of Eynsham is a little mind blowing. Like, he could preach his sermon …

2019-04-11: Such a great interview with Ekemini Uwan. May God continue to bless her ministry! Pass the Mic

2019-04-09: Sunday I preached about wicked tenants, sons who are actually stones, and judgement. Give it a …

2019-04-08: So, “fun” VDS lecture. Hauerwas, Lindbeck, Milllbank and their schools of theology (narrative, …

2019-04-06: And, my first freely-selected post divinity school book is… Missa Est!: A Missional Liturgical …

2019-04-04: I just submitted my last essay of my MDiv. Man, this feels good! Three lectures and an exam and I go …

2019-04-04: Last essay of my MDiv and I’m still looking up how to cite something in the SBL Handbook. 🤦‍♀️

2019-04-03: People walked out of this? Lord, have mercy! This was amazing! www.youtube.com/watch

2019-04-03: Question: If there were a German language worship service in Nashville, would you be interested?

2019-04-02: “Daddy, I want black Cheerios.”

2019-04-01: Just finished by last mid-term. One essay (Friday) and a final (4 weeks) from being done! PRAISE THE …

2019-03-30: I know it’s all technically weeds, but I think they’re pretty. I love Tennessee in the spring.

2019-03-29: Seriously, people, don’t leave commented out code in your commits. Version control is your history.

2019-03-26: How long this “game” will continue to be fun, I do not know. We will enjoy it, however, while it …

2019-03-26: Now that I’m working from home 3-4 days a week, Daddy Status needed a more permanent place on my …

2019-03-25: Not to bash anyone’s churchmanship, but I am getting a little worried about now Anglican …

2019-03-23: Playing some quality music this morning. 🎵

2019-03-22: JSON Schema is so my jam now. Validation FTW!

2019-03-21: Who in Nashville knows a trustworthy, experienced babysitter? Jennifer and I really need one. …

2019-03-20: NIB 5.25” floppies found by my father-in-law. #retrocomputing

2019-03-19: So, I need ~1500 words for “Women, Psychology, and Religion.” Anyone know a shortish …

2019-03-17: I’m thankful for the ministry of St. Patrick. It took a few generations, but Arnalds have once again …

2019-03-13: Thanks for prayers! Done and passed. I’m two tests and an essay away from my MDiv!

2019-03-13: Defending this project here in a few minutes. Pray for me. 🙏 Seeking a Charitable Orthodoxy

2019-03-09: Such a good album. 🎶

2019-03-08: Hail Mary, full of grace, blessed art thou amongst women… #internationalwomensday

2019-03-08: So, inexpensive, wrinkle-free surplice; where do y’all buy them? #anglican

2019-03-05: So many pancakes about to happen in this kitchen!

2019-03-05: Shrove Tuesday! 🥞 And, then, tomorrow the great, wonderful, and holy season of Lent begins. For me …

2019-03-04: Inspired my last night’s American Idol, what my family is jamming to this morning. 🎶

2019-03-03: Great article. So many left behind in Nashville. — Hard Times at the Stadium Inn

2019-03-02: Rosemary (age 3): “Remeber, God created the earth and died on the cross and Mary cried.” — Thoughts …

2019-03-01: If you’re getting pylint errors in Pre-Commit for your Flask project, pylint v2.3.0 fixes the …

2019-02-28: So, my progressive classmates think Proverbs 31 is anti-woman. What are the best resources from the …

2019-02-27: This is an incredibly helpful summary of what went down at the UMC’s special General Conference this …

2019-02-26: I’m not UMC, but I’m on the edge of my seat to see how today goes. Could we see the first mainline …

2019-02-24: Y’all, Africa is a strong heart of the Church. I’m so thankful for the witness of my African …

2019-02-22: My first, pretty bad, piece of code. • The Magic Variable ‘count’

2019-02-21: One wonders whether when the dust settles […], there might be a genuine ecumenical koinonia, …

2019-02-20: When the Arnold women want tea after dinner, we do it right. ☕️

2019-02-20: It’s interesting to watch folk who intentionally moved to rural areas and continue to support low …

2019-02-18: As always, in a time of need, the Mississippi Mass Choir brings a word. With God’s help, I can make …

2019-02-18: Y’all, pray for me in my last weeks at VDS. I’m at my breaking point. 🙏

2019-02-17: Standing in this ancient tradition of English Catholicity each and every day is to be fed by …

2019-02-16: Y’all, this is seriously so good! Creation, Fall, Exodus, Exile, Messiah, and New Creation in a …

2019-02-16: ‘No Creed But the Bible’ Subverts the Bible • Better said: “The Three Creeds, Nicene Creed, …

2019-02-15: It’s happened. I’ve been so deep into Python I forgot a semicolon in some Perl code today. Lord, …

2019-02-10: Today I preached in a place that allows electronic devices. Give it a listen and, if you’re in East …

2019-02-08: I think one of the greatest feelings in software development is bringing an order to chaos.

2019-02-05: Reading Freud — don’t ask — I’m taken by how the Church became classified as the crazy ones contra …

2019-02-04: As a German-speaker, I read “Kinder Dating” very differently…

2019-02-03: Angelus Domini nuntiavit Mariæ, et concepit de Spiritu Sancto. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus …

2019-02-03: A month into my “Women, Psychology, and Religion” course at VDS, I still haven’t found a more …

2019-01-29: I think this should be the official logo of Windows.

2019-01-28: Y’all, just a periodic reminder to contact me if you’ve got any 80s or 90s computers or handhelds …

2019-01-27: Dinosaurs!

2019-01-27: Happy Birthday Oliver!

2019-01-26: My top songs of 2018 on Spotify.

2019-01-24: Cron in Docker with Debian Slim

2019-01-23: When Debian says “slim” they mean it. No syslog!

2019-01-23: Anyone know if there’s a modern, ten key less version of the Model M or F keyboard? I’m getting …

2019-01-19: Adventures in Alabama

2019-01-15: Pre-commit is the bomb. Great way to enforce standards and ensure quality before code even hits the …

2019-01-15: Black (Python formatter) > Autopep 👨‍💻

2019-01-12: iOS auto suggestions has something to say about my theology. #theotokos

2019-01-11: At what point does this thing become “cute”?

2019-01-09: Does anyone know the current status of the ACNA “electronic” hymnal? I haven’t heard anything new …

2019-01-09: I bought an inexpensive mechanical keyboard, Velocifire TKLO1, for my office days. For $40 it isn’t …

2019-01-07: Chia Pets are gross.

2019-01-07: I’ve more or less automated getting our parish’s sermons online each week. — Automated Weekly Sermon …

2019-01-05: There is something especially perverse about patriotic Christmas themes.

2019-01-02: It looks like my last semester at VDS is going to be super “fun.” Lord, have mercy upon me!

2019-01-01: Maybe it’s the Christmas spirit, but I’m finding Ezekiel to be a wonderful, grace-filled …

2018-12-31: Anyone have experience using Scoop instead of Chocolately? Haven’t had great luck with the …

2018-12-29: Reading through Ezekiel this stood out to me. > “Son of man, stand upon your feet, and I …

2018-12-28: How Arnolds/Berrys do Christmas tea service.

2018-12-24: Son: bronchitis & double ear infection; Daughter: end of a cold; Wife: virus & sore throat …

2018-12-22: Service of the Word: Epiphany Advent Reflection You might not have realized it, but each Sunday at Epiphany we participate in two services, not just …

2018-12-19: This is so good! Lots to think on as I prepare to preach Mary’s Song tomorrow. • The Mary We Never …

2018-12-19: Ember Day Letter to Bishop ==> ✅

2018-12-19: “Advent, Vol. 1.” by The Brilliance is such a great Advent album! So good, I’m going to miss it come …

2018-12-15: Aldi’s Winking Owl cabernet drinks better than a three-dollar wine should. 🍷

2018-12-15: Mitch Miller and the Gang. Not bad, actually.

2018-12-15: I’m not a huge fan of “Mary, Did you Know,” but when my almost 3-year-old daughter is obsessed with …

2018-12-14: It’s avro.schema.parse in Python 2 but avro.schema.Parse in Python 3! Why?!?!?!?

2018-12-13: The GDP MicroPC looks really exciting to me. Small and affordable . — GPD MicroPC is a tiny $299 …

2018-12-13: Does Chocolately actually work for anyone? About 60% of the installs I do just fail. Not a Homebrew …

2018-12-13: Remember, remember your ember day letters!

2018-12-12: “Believe” in who or what? That is the question.

2018-12-12: But, it is pretty nice to have hardware that supports USB A devices without a dongle.

2018-12-12: How in the world does a PC laptop lose 60% of its battery when powered off sitting in a laptop bag …

2018-12-10: Only in America. 🇺🇸

2018-12-09: Tonight’s Christmas album. 🎺🎷🎼🇲🇽

2018-12-07: So, what’s a good, quiet mechanical keyboard for <$40? I’m getting the Laptop Pro for home, but …

2018-12-07: Sarum Rite Collect for Purity Deus, cui omne cor patet et omnis voluntas loquitur, et quem nullum latet secretum, purifica per …

2018-12-05: I’m excited to preach on Malachi tomorrow at jail. Advent themes of God’s wrath and judgement come …

2018-12-03: You know what I haven’t done since Friday at 4 o’clock? Worked or been contacted by work. It truly …

2018-12-02: Though I’m not a fan of the name — I’d like to at least get to keep Advent as a …

2018-12-01: The Arnold family Christmas tree has arrived.

2018-12-01: Python support in VS Code is really good. If you haven’t given it a try in a while, you really …

2018-11-29: After months and months of reading and work, I just turned in the final draft of my MDiv project. So …

2018-11-28: It’s been two long, late nights, but I’ve got ~7,000 words engaging ecumenical Eucharist services …

2018-11-23: “My family never owned slaves.” — “Slavery was long before anyone alive was born.” • This might be …

2018-11-23: New shortcut for sharing URLs to Pinboard with multiple tags. Pin URL with Tags

2018-11-22: May God bless you and your family as we close the year and approach the feast of Christ our King and …

2018-11-21: I’m loving Hug for 95% of my µ-service needs, but that 5% not covered in the very light docs are …

2018-11-21: Starting my morning off compiling Perl 5.18.2 on WSL Unbuntu, as you do. 🤓

2018-11-18: Behind Every Inflatable Santa is a Person with a Soul — This is something I must remind myself as …

2018-11-17: Any Python devs out there with experience using Hug to build micro-services? I’d love to know …

2018-11-16: Today is my first day back as a full-time software developer. I am beyond excited. Management was …

2018-11-13: Amazon adding IT jobs is going to be great for Nashville devs. — I hope all the tax incentives are …

2018-11-13: Amazon adding IT jobs is going to be great for Nashville devs. — I hope companies are paying …

2018-11-12: How I convert Word documents to Markdown while preserving footnotes. • Word to Markdown Conversion …

2018-11-11: A perfect Tennessee autumn dinner: grilled cheese and soup. 🍂

2018-11-10: The Christmas show at Dollywood was surprisingly good. Only theogical critique was Mary’s song …

2018-11-10: This is not how you restore Jesus to Christmas!

2018-11-07: MDiv Final Project Feedback If you have ~30 minutes of time, it would be greatly appreciated if you could read through the very …

2018-11-06: ”He finally came to see white Christians as the weaker sibling described by Paul in his letters to …

2018-11-04: The Thelio is looking very tempting. Is it time to give desktop Linux another try? Can I really …

2018-11-03: Why in the world does West Virginia have 88 octane?!?!

2018-11-02: Only through the introduction to Schillebeeckx’s “The Eucharist” and it’s 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 This is going to be …

2018-11-02: The Church of the Epiphany in East Nashville has finally arrived in Pittsburgh. I’ll be at …

2018-11-01: Preaching Psalm 13, Deut 6:4-9, and John 17:20-26 tonight. We’re going to confront hate with God’s …

2018-10-31: Happy Halloween from the Arnolds! 🎃

2018-10-30: Very excited to read this with a group of clergy people next month! 📚

2018-10-30: I’ve spent the last year with an iPad Pro. It is a truly great laptop replacement for me. Desktop …

2018-10-30: The new Mac mini gives me hope for a proper Mac Pro. I do wonder, however, what a mini with an eGPU …

2018-10-29: I registered for my final semester at Vanderbilt today. Only months to go! Praise God!

2018-10-29: “One time there was God and he was beautiful and sweet and kind.” - Rosemary Arnold, age 2

2018-10-28: Greek-speaking friends: Would οὔπω ὁλοτελεῖς (oupó holoteleis) work for “not yet complete/whole”?

2018-10-27: Nothing like fresh pumpkin seeds on a chilly fall day.

2018-10-24: Ten Influential Books for Me The below — in the order they were added to Goodreads — are books that have been influential to my …

2018-10-23: I saw this in Green Hills on my way to a lunch meeting. So. Many. Questions.

2018-10-23: A great sin of the congregationalist church is seeing the local church as a business franchise. …

2018-10-23: There’s some deeply poor theology in calling baptism Sunday “Yes to Jesus Sunday.” Baptism is …

2018-10-21: “Christ was the word who spake it, he took the bread and brake it, and as the word did make …

2018-10-20: Speaking of Schillebeeckx. I really need to get his Dutch-language works on my wishlist. Maybe my …

2018-10-20: When you learn that Edward Schillebeeckx agreed with the direction your final project is going… 😍

2018-10-18: This fence does a pretty good job at keeping my brothers inside, but it is far too small to stop my …

2018-10-18: On problem with my little Nespresso machine. The smaller cup size means I’ve already drunk it …

2018-10-17: lex orandi, lex credendi — Christian, What Do You Believe? Probably a Heresy About Jesus, Says …

2018-10-17: I think pastor-theologian is a misnomer. To shepherd, to preach, to teach and disciple is precisely …

2018-10-15: Just got information about commencement in the mail!!!!! Praise God, I’m nearly there!

2018-10-15: Monsters by Eric Church is a song that can preach!

2018-10-12: Unpopular, but true, opinion: Gentleman Jack is better than Johnnie Walker Black Label.

2018-10-12: I like to call this the “heck no” aisle.

2018-10-11: This and a giant stack of PDFs has resulted in nearly 30 pages of a final M.Div. project. Two more …

2018-10-10: Set-up and ready to do some live user testing for Ministry Grid this afternoon. #buildwhatmatters

2018-10-09: Thursday the State of Tennessee will order some humans to kill another human with poison. This …

2018-10-08: Zehn Jahre später, frage ich mich immer noch “Wer erklärt mir wie das hier …

2018-10-08: No matter what the sign says, these peaches will not taste like doughnuts!

2018-10-08: Seriously Archbishops’ Commission on Intercommunion, you spelled it Intercommunion To-day?!? …

2018-10-07: This is precisely how I feel delving into this topic! Intercommunion in my context must be …

2018-10-05: Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12 Jail Sermon • “he has spoken to us by his son” LISTEN! “he …

2018-10-04: Somewhere out there is a young adult or youth wanting to join a small parish and take over their …

2018-10-04: I hand wrote tonight’s sermon outline. I must say, it was a pretty good process. We’ll see how well …

2018-10-03: It Doesn’t Have to be Crazy at Work is by far the best business book I have ever read! 📚

2018-10-03: Sometimes I fantasize about a serious, orthodox, Christian services and publishing house run by …

2018-10-02: May They All Be One endnote 4, on Anglican usage of “the Catholic Church.”

2018-10-02: Any little-c catholics (Anglican, Lutheran, Roman, Orthodox, etc.) out there with experiences of …

2018-10-01: It was a beautiful afternoon for a bike ride over the Cumberland.

2018-09-30: Praise God; the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Mississippi Mass Choir

2018-09-30: I’m excited to celebrate 150 years of Christian ministry with St. James AME this morning. Join us at …

2018-09-29: A Collect for Coffee ☕️ #NationalCoffeeDay

2018-09-27: A great podcast episode on DevOps research and practices. 🤓 •• overcast.fm

2018-09-24: “Nobis Canon unus in Scripta relatus a Deo, Duo Testamenta, Tria Symbola, Quatuor Priora Concilia, …

2018-09-24: Wait. People fell for the browser built by a giant corporation thing again? Tsk, tsk. Why I’m done …

2018-09-24: Great to see I am not the only one asking hard questions about Baptist relationship with the greater …

2018-09-23: Sunday, fun day. :-)

2018-09-23: How might I discover if the ACNA accepts the Lima agreement and other ecumenical agreements endorsed …

2018-09-20: Come on now! I just picked the book up this morning!

2018-09-19: This take by @ayjay on the Evangelical church’s relation with empire is 💯. Evangelicals, …

2018-09-18: As someone who preaches from his iPad, I’m extremely excited about voice memos for iPad in iOS …

2018-09-17: Anyone out there in Anglican social media have any updates on the Anglican version of the ESV? I …

2018-09-16: Today’s sermon I preached on Mark 9:14-29, James 2, and prayer can be found here.

2018-09-16: Cool beans. I’ll start referring to Mormonism as the “restored gospel of Jesus Christ” when the …

2018-09-15: It’s crazy cool when the Holy Spirit takes a sermon in a direction you never expected. I had …

2018-09-15: Officially rocking the bike minivan. Looking forward to greenway time with the kids! 👨‍👧‍👦

2018-09-15: Unfortunately many organizations are driven by fear and power. Thus, there is little room for …

2018-09-15: In leadership, some full-faith action is often better than none. A failed action implemented and …

2018-09-14: Wife to Toddler: “Are you a little eavesdropper?” Toddler: “I’m not a cheese popper!”

2018-09-12: Thanks to good filters in Feedly and staying off Twitter, I have no idea what was announced today. …

2018-09-11: If one preaches in an air conditioned, purpose built structure, to wealthy church folk can one …

2018-09-09: The Feldschlößchen Urbock on special at Aldi is 💯. • Preiswerte deutsches Bier ist immer noch …

2018-09-08: Public Service Announcement • This is not a test. • Deutsche Küche has arrived at Aldi! • 🇩🇪🍺🥨

2018-09-08: Toddler prayers: “God, help me not be scared. Help me no sharks. Amen.” 🦈

2018-09-06: The Christian God is the Lord of peace, life, and comfort. Early Christians were pacifists and …

2018-09-06: If my “hobby” were used by unstable, sick people in acts of terrorism and death, I think I would …

2018-09-04: Nota bene: I currently don’t vote Republican, either. • I’m just saying it would be …

2018-09-04: You know, if Democrats would take a fully pro-life stance — anti-abortion, anti-death penalty, …

2018-09-01: My tricky toddler found out how to extend bed time. Me (at door): “Night, night. Daddy loves you.” …

2018-08-31: I’m so tired of having things spoiled. I’m muting “leak” and “leaks” so I can keep …

2018-08-30: Anyone in Anglican Internet know where you can get PDFs of CoE House of Bishops statements? …

2018-08-30: My kingdom for a Bible site that exports selections without verse number and footnotes…

2018-08-29: I’m preaching Mark 7 and Isaiah 29 tomorrow in jail. They’re going to get some Lutheran …

2018-08-28: If there are any churches, ministries, or non-profits in need of help with technology, give me a …

2018-08-25: Rosé: the Diet Mountain Dew of wines.

2018-08-25: A brief, and very rough, apology for Prayer Book worship written for a class. • Why Worship with a …

2018-08-25: I very much agree with Gruber. Apollo is a great app. I never used Reddit before Apollo. It’s still …

2018-08-24: Asked my wife why all her old DVDs were the 4:3 ratio instead of original release. She said, “I …

2018-08-24: A good Bordeaux is a great way to start my final semester off. That and about 30 PDFs on Anglican …

2018-08-23: We literally walked past the envelope getting icecream tonight because we had no idea what was going …

2018-08-23: I’m referencing Billy Sunday in the context of software automation. Sometimes Christian IT …

2018-08-23: I just submitted my last paper and assignment for the summer semester! 🎊 — Vanderbilt’s fall …

2018-08-22: “When a stranger sojourns with you in your land, you shall not do him wrong. You shall treat the …

2018-08-22: “You shall not oppress a sojourner. You know the heart of a sojourner, for you were sojourners in …

2018-08-21: I am really excited about the Tropico 6 announcement and Anno 1800. A casual gaming PC for these, …

2018-08-21: I find it intriguing that one could be upset about an animal cracker box change while remaining …

2018-08-20: I’m super excited about the prospect of a more flexible Mac Mini. When I replace my 2013 iMac, …

2018-08-20: Rosemary yesterday pointing to the altar, “This is where Jesus gives us bread.” — At least I know …

2018-08-20: I thought my clover was dead, but with all the rain of late it looks like a leprechaun’s playground. …

2018-08-19: According to Rosemary, this sign says, “The Arnolds go to Church. I love you.” That works for me. 💚

2018-08-19: I’m 1200 - 1500 words away from my first and last summer semester. The final drive to …

2018-08-18: I really enjoy how this stoner thought a hand-written sign with an unreadable Facebook page was the …

2018-08-17: Listing to our entire music library on shuffle. College and the mid-2000s were a time of many …

2018-08-17: Last week I had another opportunity to preach at the jail. • “Taste and see that the Lord is good” …

2018-08-17: Hugo 0.47 just eliminated two JavaScript libraries from my Gulp file. hugo build --minify is way …