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Exegete Everything

The word "exegete" means literally "to lead out." The subject of Biblical Hermeneutics is dedicated to the science and art of interpreting Scripture. As a Christian, I believe that we should interpret, share, and apply Scripture, culture, community, and ourselves. This site is an attempt at capturing some of that in my own life.

My life...

Husband: Married to the lovely Mrs. Jana for 12 years! 

*All photos on this page are by my lovely wife! She's got a great eye and captures food, family, art, and fun really well. Hit her up! 

Daddy: Tovah (6) and Jude (4)

Author: The Reckless Love of God: Experiencing the Personal, Passionate Heart of the Gospel

The New Believer's Guide to the Christian Faith: What to Expect Now That You're A Child of God (Forthcoming, Fall 2016)

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Student: Doctor of Intercultural Studies, Western Seminary

Dissertation Title: Articulating the Doctrine of Penal Substitutionary Atonement in the 21st Century: Integrative Relational Paradigm with the Metaphor of a Kaleidoscope

Home Cook: Dabbling

My last meal? The food would be much less significant than the company.
— Mario Batali


Why cook?

1) Craft. It's a craft that allows me to work with my hands creatively and constructively. 

2) Hobby. Life can be quite busy. I needed some kind of outlet, you know? So, out of all the hobbies I could take a swing at, I wanted one that wouldn’t take me away from my family and would bless my friends. 

3) Hospitality. I LOVE entertaining people. I always have. Having our home filled with family and friends from all walks of life is something that Jana and I genuinely enjoy. 

4) Jesus. The Bible itself has tons to say about food and community and redemption and hope.