Jared White: Award-Winning Writer, Musician, Visual Artst, and Dad.

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My Latest Echoes Blog Posts:

The 4 Stages of Delayed Platform-Building Grief

Anyone who is trying to build a business, or create meaningful art, or has a message to get out to the world will run into setbacks. Sometimes we can see problems looming before us and prepare for rough waters. Other times, like with myself recently, stuff comes up totally out of the blue and throws you for a loop.

Posted March 17, 2015

Farewell to Electronic Music Pioneer Edgar Froese

From the Guardian: One of the most influential figures in German rock music, Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream, has died. Froese, who was 70, suffered a pulmonary embolism and died in Vienna on Tuesday [January 20, 2015], Tangerine Dream announced on their Facebook page.

Posted February 4, 2015

Theological Toe-to-Toe with Money

Christianity has always had a...complicated...relationship with money. On the one hand, the tradition of the New Testament Apostles and the so-called desert fathers seems to indicate that wordly possesions are to be avoided as much as possible. To live for Christ is to die to the things of this world.

Posted January 20, 2015

The Hipsterfication of America's Food Supply

There's plenty of stuff to get dismayed about in today's society, but thankfully food trends are not in that category. Growing up at the head of the "Millennial" class (I was 18 in the year 2000), it's been fascinating to watch organic produce, healthy eating habits, and gourmet cooking techniques move from the realm of the eco-hippies/elite-yuppies to the mainstream.

Posted December 31, 2014

Top Hat Links of the Week: 12.22.2014

Christmas time is just around the corner! Apple cider and gingerbread cookies galore! That being said, none of the following links have anything to do with Christmas whatsoever. Because, you know, you have to have something to read on your iPhone when the relatives' chit-chat starts to drive you bonkers...

Posted December 22, 2014

Two Tales of Christmas

Consider Matthew 1:19-20: "Because Joseph her husband was a righteous man and did not want to expose her to public disgrace, he had in mind to put her away quietly.

Posted December 11, 2014

Latest Essays and Other Material:

  • Sexism in My World (aka Technology)

    Flash question: which one of these people is a programmer? Read More...

    By Jared White in Business & Technology / March 24, 2015
  • Avoid Meetings from Hell with These Simple Productivity Hacks

    Do you struggle through meetings that seem to last forever? Do you wish you knew just what you were supposed to do after the meeting is over? Are there ways you can make meetings work for you, and not the other way around? Yes! There is hope, and here is what you can do. Read More...

    By Jared White in Leadership / February 18, 2015
  • Just Whose Faith Do You Think You Have Anyway?

    Here’s an honest exposé of my inner struggle with the nature of faith in God and the mixed witness of centuries of Christendom. Read More...

    By Jared White in Faith-Full Living / January 28, 2015
  • Led by the Spirit: Pictures of a Real-life Organic Church

    In this interview with Dave Wilmarth, I discover a world beyond “church-in-a-box” and catch a glimpse of the “treasures of wisdom and knowledge” available to every church member when they follow Jesus as their only leader Read More...

    By Jared White in Faith-Full Living / January 13, 2015
  • 5 Thoughts on Homeschooling (by a Homeschool Alumnus)

    After six weeks of preschool, my mom took me out of the system entirely, and I was homeschooled all the way into adulthood. In addition, I never went to college. Am I a misfit? Did I miss out on something important? Here’s my take on the situation. Read More...

    By Jared White in Marriage & Family / January 6, 2015
  • Missional Church is Hard. So is Being a Martian…

    How do we live life “on mission” the way Jesus and the Apostles did? How do we recapture the spirit of the Incarnation in the manner we present Jesus to the world? How do we become fully integrated into our local community instead of feeling like aliens from a distant planet? Read More...

    By Jared White in Faith-Full Living / December 13, 2014
  • Here’s a Simple Christian Mindfulness Technique You Can Use Every Day

    If you’re like me, it’s hard to get off the busy train and meditate. But you don’t have to go through an elaborate ritual. Let me show you a quick method that works. Read More...

    By Jared White in Faith-Full LivingHealth & WellnessTop Articles of 2014 / December 10, 2014
  • My 3 Words for 2015

    Every year I choose three meaningful words to kick it off with a bang, plus I review the past year’s selection. Want to see how I did? Read More...

    By Jared White in LeadershipTop Articles of 2014 / December 6, 2014
  • What if God invented postmodernism?

    Could it be that hippie communes have more in common with Biblical Christianity than CEO-led Fortune 500 corporations? Read More...

    By Jared White in Faith-Full Living / November 12, 2014
  • Bad Design in Nature, or Simply Bad Code Review?

    As the biological sciences continue to unveil the incredible intricaies of life at the molecular level, claims of “bad design” sound increasily hollow. Read More...

    By Jared White in Science & Intelligent Design / October 21, 2014

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