Archive for May, 2015

Jesus versus Idols

I confess I have a tendency to make an idol out of almost anything. By that I mean I will put that thing I want above other more important things. Money is a good example, I will try to get and keep money at the expense of almost any other area of my life. If someone needed something from me, well I had to work so I couldn’t help.

I don’t see that when I read about the life of Jesus in the bible. Although it doesn’t say much about His life before He started His ministry, is it possible there was a time in Jesus’ life that work kept Him too busy to help someone? Did that happen on one occasion or many? In my own life I know it happens all the time.


Jesus is the reason this website exists

I need to shift gears here a little. I’ve been running and maintaining this website for many years. It has always been my strong desire to use this as a platform to discuss Jesus.

I met Jesus about 2 and a half years after graduating college. I had a very high GPA during school and was expected to be successful immediately after graduation. My trust in my education was severely misplaced, I was unable to find work for 2 and a half years in Michigan during a severe recession. My illusions of grandeur were shattered and I felt like my life was completely worthless.


What is XHTML5?

Simply put XHTML5 is the latest standard of HTML that is realistically achievable at the time of this writing. Also known as Polyglot HTML5, XHTML5 is a robust implementation of the HTML5 standard. Essentially it is HTML5 delivered with the content type of “application/xhtml+xml”, which will not work on all browsers. Which is what the polyglot part is about, the server will decide which content type should be sent to allow backward compatibility.