(RP Missions) Cyprus Update 2

With the first week of the Cyprus trip now over, the team continues to adjust to the heat and rest in preparation for our next week.

Our second week involves more structure and work, and will be our busiest time during the trip. Continue reading →

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(RP Missions) Cyprus Update

The Landstuhl, Germany trip now officially over, I have found myself over to Larnaca, Cyprus for more familiar faces and new tasks to complete.

The Cyprus trip, which goes from July 1st to July 21st, is focused on reaching out to the youth and refugees in the small island in the Eastern Mediterranean. Continue reading →

(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update 3

Update; 6/23/17

It is nearing midnight in Landstuhl, Germany. The team completed our biggest objectives for the trip, so I thought a recap would be in order.

As I said in the previous update, for the week, the missions team was charged with running VBS for the Trinity Reformed Church (TRC) for their family conference in Beatenberg, Switzerland. Continue reading →

(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update 2

Guten Tag!

An update from Beatenburg, Switzerland from the Germany team of 2017 as the second week starts:

The team, upon all arriving in Landstuhl last week, settled in, fought the jetlag, got acquainted with each other, and prepared for the week to come. The weather in Landstuhl was pleasant, and the team was well off walking around town, or taking a quick drive, to get all the supplies and stops needed. Continue reading →

(RP MISSIONS) Germany Update

I had left my laptop in my carry-on bag in the security line (which you are not supposed to do), so I was politely brought to the side to have it quickly examined.

The security officer was a young woman, and she explained the process and quickly moved a security wand over my laptop. She continued to look through my bag and smiled. “Going abroad?”

“Yeah,” I said. Before I could ask how she knew, she held up my plug adaptor for foreign countries. I smiled back and nodded.

“It’s a nifty tool.”

“Looks like it. Where are you off to?” Continue reading →

But Seriously, Let’s talk about Anime

Anime is a genre that many people are scared of. It is looked down upon in many circles, and for good reason. Anime has more perversion and ‘mature’ content that you would think possible, so it is dangerous to find one worth watching.

However, I care about story. I care about action scenes. I care about characters and their development.

And it just so happens that, so does a lot of anime. Continue reading →

The Search for Art

I have always enjoyed drawing. From paper and pencil in my grandparents basement to a Wacom Tablet and Corel Painter 2016 in a college apartment.

I was looking through some old pictures, and I just thought I would compile them for the heck of it. I have had stiff fingers, tired eyes, and a whole lot of fun, so I hope you can enjoy these as well.

It all started with Continue reading →