Willow Creek Community Church: Lakeside Baptism

Willow Creek Community Church: Lakeside Baptism

Tweet On Sunday, June 24, 2012, I was baptized at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, with hundreds of other church-going participants. “This is a monumental event for our church,” pastor Bill Hybels said on that sunny Sunday afternoon. “Many of us will go into the water. The most important part is that we … Continue reading »

Passion 2012: 40,000 United for Freedom

Passion 2012: 40,000 United for Freedom

Tweet[View the story "Passion 2012: 72 Days For Freedom" on Storify] After attending the Passion Conference at the Georgia Dome from January 1-4, 2012, I turned it into a live streaming report via Storify (embedded below), news report for the Medill News Service, and slideshow via Flickr. Enjoy the coverage, then, I strongly encourage you … Continue reading »

My first tattoo: “Abide”

My first tattoo: “Abide”

Tweet Ink’d: ‘Abide’ from ajalthoff on Vimeo. I went to get my first tattoo – sporting the word “abide” – in January of this year. It had been a year and a half coming. Basically, for those interested in getting a tattoo at some point, know it’s important to have a theme or idea in … Continue reading »