Values – In Work

I work for an organization that is values driven.

You may have some ideas of what that means already, so I’ll explain a bit to avoid any confusion. You see, we aren’t a not-for-profit organization. We’re a for profit business. “OK, so your’ value is making money?” No, not so much. I mean, we’re certainly profitable and we need to make money in order to keep doing what we do. While at the same, that’s not our highest value. “Values Driven” means Continue reading “Values – In Work”


Penal Substitutionary Atonement.

It’s a big phrase. To make it simple, it really means we were traded. We were slaves who were traded for a free person. It’s the foundation for a non-works based belief of our status with God. The Christian would say that Jesus lived a sinless life and traded it for our sinful life. Some good verses of reference are: 2 Corinthians 5:21 and Galatians 3:13

Let’s break it down word by word to make it clearer.


Prescribing the punishment of offenders under the legal system. In other words: Continue reading “Penal-Substitution”

If God is a hacker, He likes to upgrade

I have a friend, John. John does some really cool things, he’s super smart, and he’s been very helpful in terms of thinking through technology. He wrote a book that you should read. I’m telling you this, because historically I haven’t thought about technology as broad as I do now. What I mean is that, by John’s definition, anything that was created by cultivating something else is defined as technology. This draws a point about grace when you think through the biblical narrative in Genesis. Continue reading “If God is a hacker, He likes to upgrade”

The Great Bull Run – Part 1

Time to run.

All banded up and ready to go.

Not sure if I’m horrified or psyched, but I’m somewhere in that zone.

Dude got pummeled…by a bull!!!

Break for lunch. Took a pic with this total stranger for the Stranger Danger challenge in my Failure Games App. Her name is Nina so I guess we’re not strangers anymore. #failuregames

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April Fools at MIS

Today is April fools and there were some pranks around the office.

My manager’s desk. Yikes. 931 cups.

Project manager’s desk. 728 sticky notes. WOW

President’s office.

And our COO’s keyboard.

One of our values at work is Joy. We try to live out our values in practical ways around here.

Happy April Fools.

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