A Mending Shift

a bird sings, not because if has an answer to give, but because it has a song to sing … this is my song

God Does Things We Would Never Do: Francis Chan and Hell

| May 24, 2011

ShareI love Francis Chan. Seriously, I do. I grew up listening to Francis at Hume Lake Summer Camps and so he has a special spot in my heart. He is eloquent in speech, very persuasive and has a very sincere and genuine heart. He is quite passionate about what he believes, but conveys it in [...]

Video reading of my letter to Gays and Lesbians (GLBT): I Stand With You

| May 15, 2011

ShareHere is a personal video of me reading my letter to homosexuals: I Stand With You. If you know someone who you feel needs to hear this, please feel free to pass it on. To be honest, I wrestled with the decision to record this video, but decided to so there is a person behind [...]

Should We Serve Terrorists at the Lord’s Table?

| May 5, 2011

Share This is very moving and powerful 3 min story about the effect praying for ones enemy will have on a community. It really touched a personal chord with me, especially surrounding the communion aspect. Years ago I made a public declaration that I would not take Communion/Eucharist/Lord’s Supper if people in the gathering were [...]

Grace is Not Attractive & Makes People Mad

| April 19, 2011

Share“I still don’t like [grace]…I like stuff you can earn.” Very honest reflection of God’s unrelenting, unfair grace from Author, Brené Brown. If you have kids in the room, she uses a few “choice” words. (Feeders, see video below) Untitled from The Work Of The People on Vimeo.

Atheist TV meets Christian Inclusion

| April 7, 2011

ShareCheck out my friend, Chad Holtz, as a guest on The Atheist Perspective. (Feed viewers, see video below) The Atheist Perspective – 4/5/2011 from Jamie Jamison on Vimeo. Chad’s closing words: My closing remarks on the show were in response to the question, “What is heaven?”   I’d love to hear your thoughts on this…. [...]

A Faith-Filled Doubting Human Following Jesus

| August 27, 2009

Share Do you have 5-minutes? If so, I encourage you to watch this video. I have not watched something in a long time that personally resonated with me at this deep of a level. I hope it encourages your faith and gives you peace. So give it a peep … you’ll be glad you did. [...]

Scout’s First Steps

| August 8, 2009

ShareHere is a video of our third child, Scout, and her first steps. May we remember that this is how God views us…as God’s children.

The Muslims Are Coming! The Muslims Are Coming!

| April 29, 2009

ShareSo I am really intrigued to hear your take/reaction to the below video: [I ask that you not continuing reading until you watch the embedded video] If I were honest, I felt like that video could have been shown to people in Europe during the Crusades as a call to arms. All I heard was [...]

Do You Believe It?

| April 10, 2009

Share [See embedded video] If there is one message we I need to be reminded of, it is this one. May you I believe it; truly, truly believe it. Thank you, Brennan. [ht - Jonathan]

Weekend Movie: Sleep-Running Dog

| March 6, 2009

ShareHahahaha…roflol…hahahaha Tell me that is not one of the funniest things you’ve ever seen! (I am still laughing!!)

Brian McLaren on the Emerging Church Conference, March 20-22 in New Mexico

| February 21, 2009

ShareHere is a short video with Brian McLaren and Spencer Burke sharing their excitement and thoughts about the upcoming Emerging Church Conference in New Mexico, March 20-22. What excites me is the conversation that will ensue when progressive Roman Catholics, Mainline Liberals, and Evangelical Conservatives come together to listen, learn, and grow in friendship with [...]

The Universal Problem of Being a Zax

| January 28, 2009

Share I forgot all about this little story until our kids watched it the other day (RSS viewers, you’ll need to visit the site to view the above video). Dr. Suess pinpointed the major problem that plagues most of us…an unwillingness to learn or budge. Or better said, our self-induced stubbornness and lack of love. [...]

Questions People Who Want to Make Abortion Illegal Need to Wrestle With

| January 26, 2009

Share An insightful and thought provoking question: If abortion was illegal, what should be done with the women who have illegal abortions? (Here is a video interview of some being asked this question). Another one (This one is mine, in regards to the poverty/abortion link*): If abortion was illegal, what would you personally do to [...]

Brown Eyed People Are Stupid

| January 16, 2009

Share Growing up in the church, why is it I never saw this powerful video? It is about a third-grade teacher, Jane Elliott, who was sickened by the hatred and bigotry of her culture regarding Blacks (and other races) shorty after Martin Luther King’s assassination. She knew she couldn’t influence the adults who perpetuated the [...]

So Cool

| December 27, 2008

ShareThe below video was created by my Sister-in-Law as a Christmas gift for Jen and I. If you need more proof not to leave photos of yourself lying around the internet, this should do it: Try JibJab Sendables® eCards today! Note-to-self: Add “Gym Membership” as a new year’s resolution so I can live up to [...]

Merry Christmas (elf style) From the Johnsons

| December 21, 2008

ShareHere’s to wishing you a knee-slappin’ Christmas. Enjoy our embarrassing home video: Send your own ElfYourself eCards

Leave a Video Comment — An Invitation

| December 12, 2008

Share If you blog, or comment on blogs, chances are you have developed some pretty cool cyber-friendships. But have you ever wondered what your cyber-friends really look and sound like? Well I have. So here is my weekend challenge for you: leave a video comment on this post. Here are some ideas: Introduce yourself Say [...]

Weekend Movie: Acapella + John Williams + Star Wars = This Guy

| November 22, 2008

Share For your weekend viewing pleasure: a four-part harmony acapella video tribute to John Williams and Star Wars sung simultaneously by one guy. If this doesn’t impress you than you are beyond all hope and I’ll simply give up trying. Thanks for finding this HW

Weekend Movie: What is the Message of Your Life to ________?

| November 15, 2008

Share The above video creativly poses some really good and important questions, namely, who is my neighbor and do I love them?

Weekend Video: Claymation Chess

| November 8, 2008

Share Can you imagine how long the above video took to make? I love great creativity when I see it.