Archive for June, 2014

#47: Chunky Sensation and Ampersand

Posted on: June 27th, 2014 by Dave Terrell

We talk about the awesome Swedish Days parade with The Well and Bri’s adventures in surrogate parenting. We find out about what kind of birthday gift a queen gives and how you are most likely to die. Dave thinks you will like the new album from Crowder, Neon Steeple, and Bri lets you know what […]

You Have to Believe…

Posted on: June 24th, 2014 by Jerry Shaffer

The New Testament author to the Hebrews wrote, “Any who wants to come to [God] must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.” (11:6)  In other words, you have to believe that God is real and that He is good and would receive someone who came seeking assistance.  So […]

#46: All 90’s Throwback

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by Dave Terrell

We talk about John and Ric’s adventures in gardening and how Dave fared without his family. How much it would cost you to have an awesome band at your summer party and a cool new running fad that you should try out. We have an epic review of X-Men: Days of Future Past and Ric talks about Coldplay’s new […]

Summer Reading

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by Jerry Shaffer

The two areas I always get the most feedback and requests for from my blog are my personal/family stories and my reading lists.  So since I have given you a glimpse over the past couple weeks into my childhood, I thought I would catch everyone up on a few great books that I have been […]

I Remember What You Taught Me

Posted on: June 19th, 2014 by Jerry Shaffer

As a dad, I often wonder if anyone is actually listening to anything I am saying.  The constant barrage of “I forgot”, “when did you say that?” and “I don’t know…” leaves me scared to let the kids out of my sight!  But every now and then, I catch them talking to a friend, or […]

#45: Crazy Cat Lady

Posted on: June 13th, 2014 by Dave Terrell

We talk about Dave living without a family for a bit, Bri’s adventures in traveling, Ric’s expedition, and John’s big news. We find out about what happens to pets after the rapture and a crazy cat 911 call. Dave thinks you’ll like the new album from All Sons & Daughters. John thinks you’ll like Godzilla, […]

#44: There Is No “The” In Spectators

Posted on: June 6th, 2014 by Dave Terrell

We have a Drop exclusive for you this week. An interview with Spectators, a local band we attend church with. They have a show at The House of Blues on June 8th and just made the top 24 of VH1’s ‘Make a Band Famous.’ Tweet with #mabf and #spectatorsmusic to vote for them!

Is God Angry When I Sin?

Posted on: June 4th, 2014 by Jerry Shaffer

That’s a tough question!  Part of the reason we struggle with this is because it is so front loaded with a  ton of other issues:  If He is angry, is He angry with me?  Does anger mean the same thing as wrath?  Will He “pour out” His wrath of anger on me for having sinned? […]