BLOGS I read
These are the BLOGS I try to keep up with so I can get some great mental stimulation from people, stay up with the lives of my former students, and know what sort of things my readers are posting.
Read & respond often
Drury, Dave Makes me LOL…has both a sense of humor and a serious side; IWU grad
Wright, Kevin Asks tough questions, explores answers; IWU grad & now Duke Divinity school student
Thada, Adam IWU student, good thinker, excellent writer, faithful blogger, says it straight.
Kind, Paul Returned from around-the-world trip and now a
staff pastor in
Beard, Kurt IWU grad –real world Lutheran-leaning theological writer
Read often respond less
Christin Taylor I knew she’d turn out to be a writer ever since she was a freshman
Dodrill, Jon IWU grad now at
Emergent Wesleyans Young up-and-coming ministers & rebels in my denomination.
Indwes.com NOT the official site of IWU—I love their cartoons & humor—but I’m twisted
Steve Edmonson MD from Michigan who starts with medicine and winds up with a devotional thought.
Watkins, Jim Like me, Jim writes serious stuff in books and mostly craziness online—makes me laugh!
Read about once a month
IWU Graduates, current students & staff
Jared 2005 graduate of IWU now in
Bethay, Derek Former student, critic and serious thinker—prolific!
Bills, Sam Former student and now a student at Fuller seminary—clever and creative
Bowen, Brenden Another stimulating colleague of mine
Bruce, Brandon Former student and now a church planter—updates often with pix too
Butson Fred Former student and now a rock star of sorts
Nate – IWU grad & PhD student at
Drury, Dave my son who almost posts as often as I do—but he’s more mature.
Ebbinghaus, Eric Former student now in
Fowler, Josh Former student occasionally updates blog
Gentry, Justin --now in Temperance,
Garlow, Josh Cool worship
guy-with-sax at Skyline,
Guy Project (Rowe/Osborn) Two former students who write reflectively about manhood/maleness.
Howard, Josh. Now pastor in
Jellison, Andy. Youth pastor in Plymouth, Indiana
Johnson, Justin; Jessica Former worship student, mentee and my church’s worship leader
Former student now in
Lahni, Beth Former student and faithful poster on her blog.
Neff, Juli Former student who hiked on the PCT with our group in 2005
Nentrup, Eric Former student and super creative thinker
Osborn, Jarod Former student, youth pastor,
Pence Kory Regular and creative blogger-I wish he could get his brother blogging too.
Present student, good thinker, missionary-in-training for
Former student now in
Robinson, Glen Former student, a really smart one, good reader, reads more than he blogs.
Rose, Devin Right-tilting writer, wonderful humor and great artist
Rowe Dave Former student, musician, now in local church ministry and too busy to blog much
Sheets Stevan Former student, the first student blogger ever, posts frequently, mostly personal.
Smith Eddie Former student, the second student blogger ever, posts frequently, mostly personal.
Emily & Josh IWU grads now in
(& Mary) Former students now in Wilsonville
Ussher, Clint &
Jamie Recent graduates—from
Wes Pate (and friends) who is
“trying to live in
Wiest Rachel Former IWU student then seminar, now married
Wilson, Mark Wesleyan Pastor in Wisconsin & IWU grad
(Past student of mine I should be aware of? Tell me your BLOG address
Readers of my column, other professors, and other sites I visit
“Sniper” Marion Hippie-elder-revolutionary great thinker “Dave Matthews, meets your Sunday School teacher”
Baxter, Jeff Spiritual formation pastor in Ft Wayne.
Better Bibles Woah—if you love the Bible text translation you’ll like this one
Brown, Brandon Thinking student who writes on theology, emerging church & etc.
Collins-Jones, Scott The other Princeton student blog I read
Drury, Kathy Daughter in law, wife of Dave, mother and practical money-stretcher,
Drury, Sharon Former wife, present wife, future wife and writer on leadership, posts occasionally.
Friedeman, Matt Evangelism Professor at Wesley Biblical Seminary
Galli, Wayne Claims to be “just an average guy from
Hallett, Eric Great thinker in Flordia
Church planter in Grand Haven
Hayes, Matt Student now at Wesleyan Biblical Seminary—occasionally posts
Heer, Ken Former associate at headquarters who occasionally updates site
Ling, Jeff Average size church pastor in DC area—in shadow of super churches.
Millinerd Keeping up with how
Pierpont, ken, Lots of short to-the-point observations—sort of devotional almost
Robertson, Dale Glimpse into a bass-fisherman-pastor’s daily life
Rogers, Ginny, One of my readers blogging through the Bible
Rose. Matt a staff pastor in the
Russell, Brian Asbury Seminary-Flordia
Paul A reader from
AJ Youth Pastor at
Thomas, Reg (Where does he find all these crazy things?
Walizer, Jody IWU grad in Carlisle Penna.
White, Robin Creative genius-graphics-Guru thinker form
Woodard, Marcia A column reader and start-up writer from Marion Indiana
Wilson Larry Larry writes a column for newspapers, he’s a good writer. Also he’s my editor.
Yelvington, Jim –old friend &