- In honor of Christmas, here are some past holiday songs I recorded. Enjoy!
I love Louie's tweet here: "Mystery and majesty and meekness in the manger call for hallelujahs and humility and honor from all men."
The Beatles putting their music on streaming services starting tonight is a big deal!
If you pay any attention to the surf world, you certainly saw Kelly Slater's manmade wave. Looks amazing. I'm hoping for a left, though.
- So stoked on the content that Stephen and his team at Reddit are putting out. Check out their piece on Nick Woodman (Founder of GoPro from their Formative series!
- Google's "Year In Search" is always so well done.
- It's real: the Blinksale iOS app is here! We've worked really hard on it, and I hope you'll sign up for a Blinksale account, download the app, and play around with it. And we'd love to hear your feedback!
- Such an honor to lead worship at Barna Labs last week. I love the work the Barna Group is doing.
Digging Good Great Fine OK:
- Thanks for all the kind words about the Abroad EP. (If you didn't hear it yet, you can just click on "Music" up to the right at the top of the page.) I figured while I am putting music out there, here are some fun Christmas songs from the past few years. 'Tis the season...
I had a blast in Brooklyn / New York City earlier this week for the Charity: Ball. Any time a group of people raises over $4million in one night to help people on the other side of the globe drink clean water is a success.
Came across this quote a few days ago, and it struck me because it is so true. I wonder how often I miss thoughts and ideas directed at me: "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw
As a wimp in cold weather and a new lover of UBER, I definitely used the service a lot. Check out this article on why it is becoming one of the most valuable companies in the world. Also, sign up for UBER and try it out! You'll be glad you did.
While you're in the giving spirit, please take a look at the Light The World campaign for JOYN India which just went live this week! Austin, Esther, Jordan, and several others have put a lot of heart into it. These stories are amazing.
What do you think the time frame for Amazon Air to be delivering Christmas gifts is?
I haven't posted since the Bears won the Big 12 Championship and got the BCS bid for the Fiesta Bowl, but I'm pretty pumped for it. I have loved reading articles like this one all year long about Baylor Football.
"25 Websites that Make You Cleverer". Love it.
I leave you with this Hitpoints Christmas cover masterpiece:
Over the course of a December day, I am often forgetful of the weight of God's gift to us through Jesus. During Advent, expectations are heightened as we celebrate Christ's coming.
Thankfully, songs during the season remind us of this and I'm lucky to have a few incredibly talented friends who have specifically celebrated Advent with their craft of songwriting.
To finish this Advent season meditating on scripture, you can download a free eBook from Desiring God, "Good News of Great Joy", here.
Also, "O Come Let Us Adore Him" is a common theme song for Advent, and you can listen to a version Tyler and I did last year here:
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