Tag Archives: bible

True Story: On Fact and Fiction at the Pulpit

Curtis: When I was in college I spent a significant amount of time trying to find a new church to attend. After a lengthy search I settled on a small community of believers centrally located between campus, Chipotle and Taco Bell. I would attend Sunday mornings and return to the dorms, which were always empty, […]

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#49 How The Mighty Fall by Mike Breaux

Administrator’s Note: We here at TTAF are taking a break from blogging for the rest of the year.  We feel that it is important that we take some time off to spend with friends and family, and also to relax a bit as the past year has been hectic for all four of us.  We […]

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Church Called Due To Darkness

Author’s note: I was about three hours deep into a political post for today.  Then I remembered how well my last attempt to dip my toes in political waters was received.  So I decided to post another story from a book that I have been working on for a friend’s publishing startup, a book that […]

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Blessed be God: Reflections on a Journal Entry

I apologize in advance that this post is so overtly Christian and faith oriented. While The Thing About Flying is generally not written for “Christian men,” but for men in general, we have also made no apologies for the fact that the four administrators of this site are in fact (very flawed) Christians, and we […]

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Wordle

This website has apparently been around for quite some time, but I only recently discovered it via Larry Hurtado’s blog. It’s Wordle.net, and it uses the same technology as the tag or category “clouds” on blogging websites, to use relative size to visually depict word frequencies in a text. From their homepage: Wordle is a […]

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How the Mighty Fall, by Mike Breaux

I like reading books about leadership. I’ve got a bunch of them sitting on my shelves, right next to my coloring books.  Two of the classics are ‘Built to Last’ and ‘Good to Great’, by Jim Collins. Both are full of super enlightening research on how organizations get well-led and how they move from mediocrity […]

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Saturday Morning News: May 19th, 2012

Can Coffee Help You Live Longer?  We Really Want To Know The Last Horse Drive Good News From Africa More Breweries.  Less Beer. J.P. Morgan’s trading mistakes: A billion here, a billion there U.S. Craft Beer Brewers Thrive, Despite Small Share of the Market Maurice Sendak Scared Children Because He Loved Them Chelsea’s Frank Lampard […]

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