What is an Ed.S. Degree?

I always get this puzzled look on peoples’ faces when I tell them I am getting an Ed.S. degree. I go further to tell what Ed.S. stands for–Education Specialist–and I get the same blank stare. Here is my best explanation in a quick and simple post. An Education Specialist (EdS.) degree is a Master’s degree….

Tribe of Mentors Questions: My Answers

Tim Ferris published his latest book “Tribe of Mentors” in November of 2017. The book has received attention not only for the star-studded list of people interviewed, but also for the types of questions asked to these A-listers. Many others have posted their answers to these questions over the last year. In this post, I…

Graduate School: Nine Weeks In

Graduate school started the day after Labor Day. It has been a crazy nine weeks, hence the lack of blog posts. Grad school is not entirely new to me; I completed an M.Ed. program about 18 months before starting my current Ed.S. program. Here is a brief run down of how the weeks have gone….

Fortify by Fight the New Drug: Review

Fight the New Drug (FTND) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to spread awareness on the dangers of pornography, explain pornography addiction, and help those who are addicted to pornography. After establishing a well visited Web site and blog, along with amassing a large following of supporters (known as Fighters), the organization launched a…

What Shall a Man Give in Exchange for His Soul?

These words from the Book of St. Mark strike a cord with me when contemplating the dangers of pornography: “Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”-Mark 8:37. Each and every time a person views pornography, they trade away a portion of their soul until nothing but a husk remains. In my…


In today’s world, we are bombarded with the word “tolerance.” We are told to be more tolerant of other people’s views and lifestyles. Yet, what people seem to mean when they use the word “tolerant” is in reality “embrace.”

Time to Stop Blaming Women

“Women need to dress modestly so they do not tempt or distract the men.” Who has heard this, or something similar, before? This lie has led many women to believe they are responsible for how men act. However, the reality is that men and women are each responsible for themselves and no one else.

Pornography: My Story

This will be part of a series where I will discuss the dangers of pornography and why every man should avoid it as if it were the plague. First, let’s start with my story.

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled

“Peace I leave with you, my peace give I unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid” (John 14:27).