Category Archives: Religion

Fleming United Methodist Church

Some good friends allowed me to use their cabin for a brief much needed mid winter sabbatical. There was one small condition. I had to capture a few images of the place. How could I not? It was so gorgeous and peaceful that I had no choice. So these are some of the things that I had seen Continue reading

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Prints Tecumseh Poem from Act of Valor Movie

Many of the visitors have been asking me if they can buy a print or some kind of wall hanging of the poem to hang on their walls in their home or office. So after many requests I contracted with the design team at OxRun LLC to come up with something that is beautiful and respectful of Chief Tecumseh, the poem and the movie. Continue reading

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World Encounter – A Tapestry of Tanzania

I do not know about you, but I have always had an interest or maybe even a passion to be involved with two special types of aide organizations. The first one is the type of agency that brings clean water to small desperate communities throughout the world and the second is the type of organization or ministry that provides micro loans to tiny entrepreneurs around the world. Well World Encounter http://worldencounter.org/ is this second type of organization and I was contacted by my great friend Stephanie Gates to see if I would be the photographer for their fundraising event. I said yes in a heartbeat, even before I check my schedule. This whimsical scheduling methodology luckily even worked out for me this time so I was indeed able to go. Continue reading

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Jubilee Minnesota 2011

Jubilee Minnesota 2011

This past weekend in Apple Valley MN, more than seventeen churches got together to attempt to lift the burden for many of those in our community that need help getting by with the normal things that many of us take for granted. Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Cathedral New York City

St Patrick’s Cathedral New York City
“The new cathedral was designed by James Renwick, Jr. in the Gothic Revival style. On August 15, 1858, the cornerstone was laid, just south of the diocese’s orphanage. At that time, present-day midtown Manhattan was far north of the populous areas of New York City.”
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Church of St Paul the Apostle: New York City

Whereever I am, I always finding myself looking for interesting architecture and of course New York is a wonderful place to find some of the best.
The Church of St. Paul the Apostle is a substantial Roman Catholic church on Ninth Avenue between 59th and 60th streets, in Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is the mother church of the Paulist Fathers, the first order of Roman Catholic priests founded in the United States.
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Jubilee Celebration 2009!

Saturday, September 19 offered plenty of sunshine and thousands of reasons to smile. For God’s glory, Jubilee Celebration 2009 succeeded in blessing approximately 1700 people in need. Also blessed were the over 300 volunteers from 17 churches in the surrounding south metro area. Thank you to everyone who came and everyone who gave of their time, efforts and resources!
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How to save your marriage! Love Path International

Joe Beam, founder of Love Path International, is a world-renown marriage
expert who has been featured on The Montel Williams Show, Good Morning
America, The Today Show, The Mike and Juliet Show and Focus on the Family
Radio.
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It Is Finished – Cathedral of St Paul, St Paul MN

It Is Finished Originally uploaded by !!WaynePhotoGuy. Listening to: The Gaither Vocal Band: It is Finished "It is Finished" is one of last seven phrases that it is recoreded that Jesus said while on the cross. Find more details here … Continue reading

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God Bible and The Death Penalty: Capital Punishment

Many people with kind compassionate hearts are appalled at the concept of capital punishment. The idea that we as a government would take the life of someone that has committed a heinous crime is in conceivable to then and they think it is against God’s law or against the will of God somehow. I often hear the arguments like
• as the person is alive, they have an opportunity to repent
• It is not our place to kill a person. The is to be left to God
• The ten commandments say “Thou shall not kill”
These are common thoughts and common misconceptions so let’s try to sort these issues out.
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