Normally when I watch a trailer for a movie it doesn’t get me going too much, but I’ve been thinking about Appaloosa pretty much every day since I saw the trailer last week. Comes out tomorrow. Anyone want to go?

Isaiah 61:1-3

The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor and the day […]

Leaving On A Jet Plane

This may come as a shock to some, but my family and I are leaving Oklahoma. We’re moving back to California in July. Don’t know when we’ll be back again.


You may have heard of the game we play during our “team building” time at the Internet Campus. We call it pongizzle (HT: Terry Storch) and it is an extreme sport.

Site Update!

I just finished the complete overhaul of theblanchard [dot] com. This is the first time I have designed it (or any site in the last 10 years) from the ground up.

Take Back Your Comments!

I just finished adding the Disqus comment system to the blog. It adds a lot of features I didn’t have previously, as well as allowing me to do away with plugins I don’t need / want any longer.

My Saturday Afternoon

The Donaldson’s had their final adoption class on Saturday, so we had the chance to watch their kids, Merrick and Ethan. They had a great time playing Mario Kart on the Wii. Check it out:

YouVersion Mobile

If you haven’t checked out yet, you’re missing out. Not only is it a great online bible, but it now has a brand new mobile version (launched today!)