These past few weeks... it is hard to describe the emotions I’ve felt. If someone asked me how I feel, I’d probably say, everything. I’ve felt joy and pain, anger and peace, questions and comfort. My dad was a wonderful man, one of my best friends. I really can’t say more about him right now [...]
So far I've played guitar on an elliptical, played accordion on a treadmill, wore a tux while running, and almost hurt myself so badly I would have had to cancel the race. But the big finish is this weekend where I run 13.1 miles to raise money for Dirty Vagabond Ministries! If you can help [...]
https://youtu.be/ZylEM8mxjXU I am trying to raise $10K in 10 days, looking for 100 people to give 100 dollars to Dirty Vagabond Ministries, a group of amazing people who are dedicated to transforming cities one kid at a time. To donate, go to https://www.crowdrise.com/dirtyvagabondpitt2018/fundraiser/therealbobrice Or, you can text "pghmarathon" to 41444. It is that easy! Dirty [...]
I love Star Wars. From the first time seeing “A long time ago” appear in blue letters on the movie screen, I was hooked. As a kid, I collected almost every action figure and play set that Kenner toys ever made. It captivated my imagination, and I likely spent more of my childhood, at least [...]
https://youtu.be/mOyOBS_lz10 I'm always grateful to be a part of the #sharejesus video series, produced by Redeemed Online. I'm also really glad that after I did the video they took a nice picture of me (which you can see on this site), since I've yet to get any professional pictures of me sans beard. I would have [...]
"Hey, where's the beard?" I've been getting that question a lot lately as I show up at different events. It is usually followed by, "Why aren't you wearing a bow tie?" Fear not, citizens. The bow tie is alive and well. I wear it when I teach and on Sundays. The beard, however, is gone. [...]
The fact that I've done over 140 Steubenville summer conferences really blows my mind.
PHOTO: Me and Clayton Farris, who plays "Sonny", on the "Ask J" set. There was a time when adolescence was considered to be a moment of asking the Great Questions in life: Why am I here? What is my purpose? Why is there suffering in the world? In previous generations they'd ask family members, a [...]