Author Archives: Goraju


In the last few years I’ve noticed 2 things that have changed the direction my life has taken.  Firstly, I’ve become somewhat unsatisfied by the models and modes of ministries that I both work with and under.  They are by and large, racialized segregated models of a Church that should not be so.  I am […]

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Politics and Relevancy

Should Christians play a part in politics? If so how? Indeed, the way Christians respond to this question may reflect whether or not they are relevant in today’s society and in what way. Firstly, I do believe that Christians have a vital role in contributing to the American process of Democracy. I remember pledging many […]

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Two Officers Hurt

Today, I was coming home from an interfaith meeting on how to address the systemic problems of crime and the like in our city.  As I approached our home, I saw a span of 8 blocks that were behind a police line, mine being one of them.  Luckily, Rachel was ok, but it struck me […]

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Some thoughts on The Golden Compass

I’ve been looking forward to the debut of a movie called The Golden Compass since I saw the previews in August, so last weekend I read the book on which the movie is based. I enjoyed it. Quite a bit. It’s a well-written, highly creative, and engaging story. I could barely put it down. There […]

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A Message

Today, I was working with my Thunderbird client minimized, and the title that it gave me caused me to pause: “Trash for Juan” Is this just simply trash for my brain?  Or more directly, is this trash for my soul?  Perhaps more simply, it’s just a monumental coincidence.  But no matter how it came about […]

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Post Barcamp Thoughts

Milwaukee Barcamp 2 this weekend past was a hoot!  Lots of nerds, (or trendy people, depending on how you look at it) came together this weekend to discuss all things remotely related to the world wide web.  Some people even came and talked about things not related to the world wide web.  So all in […]

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Another inspired digital drawing!  I hope you like it!  I made it using

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Barcamp Milwaukee

This week I will be attending barcamp Milwaukee 2!  Barcamp is an unconference that is held to to talk about largely tech related topics.  As the name implies, many of the participants will actually be camping out in the conference area, complete with lan parties and talks of zen.  The word bar is an interesting geek […]

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Pandora’s Box

I have to give props to  They have managed to come up with an online music service that I really like!  Normally online stations have one of two things: terrible bandwidth or terrible selection or both. However, Pandora has a smooth sound, that I haven’t heard skip yet!  Also, they allow you to create […]

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A Blur

Just a quick digital drawing that I thought indicated good movement.  I think I might submit it to Illustration Friday for fun!  Their current theme word is momentum.  Do you think it shows momentum? It was a great deal of fun trying to get the right blur effects to get color and flow.  Do you think […]

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