Minecraft Lessons: Armor


  I often play in creative mode. Recently I played in survival mode and noticed a big difference. Let me explain. I know that you can get armor to protect yourself, but in creative mode, there really is no reason to use it. You can walk around with your friends and maybe occasionally they will […]

Minecraft Lessons: Treasure

You Died! - Minecraft Screen

I learned a difficult lesson playing Minecraft the other day. I had spent a lot of tie mining, even crafting some tools, being ever so watchful for the enemies that could harm me, but of course, the big spider came and attacked me and I died. All of the items I had collected were gone. […]

Lesson: Groundhog Day and Truth


February 2nd is Groundhog day in the U.S. I have something kind of embarrassing to share. When I was young, I used to think that there was a particular hole in the ground in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania where a few people would gather to watch a groundhog come out of hibernation and peek out of its […]

Give Thanks


November is a month where we focus on giving thanks. But why is it important to give thanks? Simply because the Bible says so… give thanks in all circumstances;…. 1 Thessalonians 5:18a Paul writes to the people of Thessalonica that they should give thanks in all things, good and bad. It can be hard to […]