If You Can’t Say Anything Nice

If You Can’t Say Anything Nice

I made a brief disclaimer in a previous post, that my positive experience in one church does not discount the pain (or abuse) that someone else may have experienced. Today I need to switch that a bit. If you found Jesus in a real way in an independent Pentecostal...
An Old Church – Donegal Day 3

An Old Church – Donegal Day 3

Yesterday was rainy, windy, and cold. We went out to do some sightseeing but we didn’t last very long. Below are a few of the photos I took. The view from the road. We actually stopped here a couple of years ago.Dunlewey Church of Ireland the front of the...
Thinking like a Scientist

Thinking like a Scientist

This is post number five in a series I am writing about sermons. (you can find others in this series here.) Yesterday I wrote about a study on learning and overconfidence. The idea was that people who see a more polished presentation do not learn or retain any more...

What’s In A Name?

If you’ve been part of our journey for the past few years you know that we have looked for help in giving a name to our project here in Clontarf. And if you thought we were exaggerating how difficult it is for us to come up with names, remember that for the first week...