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Oct
23
Matthew Shepard, McDonald’s coffee millions and Media urban legends

Matthew Shepard, McDonald’s coffee millions and Media urban legends

“But it always astounds me how pervasive the tendency to obscure or twist facts seems to be in the age when a quick search on Google or Snopes.com can verify claims in minutes. …Remember the woman who supposedly sued McDonald’s for millions–and won!–after she spilled hot coffee in her lap while driving? Yeah…that’s pretty much not at all what happened.”

Oct
17
Girl Power is cool and all…but what about Boy Power?

Girl Power is cool and all…but what about Boy Power?

Hi Dojo readers, I came across this TED talk and wanted to share it because it’s incredibly thought-provoking. As a women’s self-defense teacher AND a proud uncle who has thoroughly loved introducing his nephews to characters like Chihiro (“Spiritied Away“) and Satsuki & Mei (“My Neighbor Totoro“), and Lucy (“Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the […]

Sep
28
Bishop Talbert, it’s time to find a new church

Bishop Talbert, it’s time to find a new church

“Despite the efforts of Talbert and others within a vocal minority advocating for change, the global body of Methodism has chosen to remain with the historic Christian ethic regarding human sexuality while nearly every other American mainline Protestant denomination has changed their position to accommodate widespread cultural shift on the subject of same-sex sexual ethics.”

Jul
3
Weekly Dojo Dialogues

Weekly Dojo Dialogues

“I know not everyone who reads the Dojo blog is on Facebook or Twitter, so I thought it would be good to do a semi-weekly roundup of all the disparate topics here in one place.”

Jun
17

10,000 thumb tacks + a large blank canvas

“…as I was in Office Depot one day looking for new pen colors, I thought “I wonder what other office supplies I could use to do a portrait…?”

May
13
New Dojo art designs and Tumblr page!

New Dojo art designs and Tumblr page!

Hey Dojo readers, In an effort to expand the reach Disciple Dojo’s artwork and help generate revenue to keep this ministry going, I’ve added a few new designs to our zazzle store. I’d love for you to check them out and pick up something for yourself or as a gift! The first series is based […]

May
3
MMA legends teamed up for #FranksFight…and raised thousands!

MMA legends teamed up for #FranksFight…and raised thousands!

“I asked Frank’s wife, Wendy, to write about the experience so I could share it with Dojo readers. Here is her account of the weekend…”

Apr
8
Christian rapper Shai Linne blasts “Prosperity Gospel”

Christian rapper Shai Linne blasts “Prosperity Gospel”

“I often find myself disagreeing with some of his lyrics, while at the same time marveling at his skill and appreciating his intellectual rigor. His collaborations with FLAME are always excellent and are among my favorite tracks on the album.”

Mar
20
Why I’m glad Jesus was not black…or white! (Guest Post)

Why I’m glad Jesus was not black…or white! (Guest Post)

“The fact that so many of us see European/non-Middle-Eastern actors in the lead roles in Bible film adaptations (no matter how good they may be) as “normal” is, Olatunde and I would argue, an indication of just how little we appreciate the importance of the historical cultures of the Bible’s story.”

Mar
18
Why I’m watching “The Bible” despite my frustration with it

Why I’m watching “The Bible” despite my frustration with it

“God can use all things to communicate His truth to humanity, even our flawed attempts at retelling the story of all stories.”

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