Matthew Clanahan; ISFJ; 25-year-old graduate student; Learning Support Specialist and adjunct instructor at Three Rivers College; Bachelor's of Science in Mass Media/Radio with a minor in math from Southeast Missouri State University; Apple enthusiast; total geek; coffee connoisseur; flannel lover, multiple-instrument musician; drummer for Berlin Airlift; caffeine addict; LGBT ally; Christ follower; ordinary radical

Better half: sydthekiddd

Interests: peace, love, equality, people, social justice, human rights, feminism, music, vinyl records, lyrics, quotes, art, poetry, films, books, technology, coffee, tea, demilitarization, sustainability, community, community development, community gardening, historic preservation, Jesus, theology, orthodoxy, heterodoxy

Read the Printed Word!

I listen to a lot of music.

I spend a bit too much time swooning over pictures on Tumblr of people I find attractive.

I appreciate meaningful/artistic/literary/lyric tattoos.


Christians have much to learn about faith as a lived experience, not a thought experiment. Rational faith—the form of Christianity that relies on argument, logic, and apologetics to establish and defend its rightness—has failed miserably in meeting people where they live.

Leonard Sweet, The Gospel According to Starbucks (via contrariansoul)

Sermon, 10/19/2014, First Christian Church, Poplar Bluff, MO

Entering Into Negotiations

Rev. Jeffery F. Hammonds

Scripture Reading

The LORD said to Moses, “I’ll do exactly what you’ve asked because you have my special approval, and I know you by name.” —Exodus 33:17 (CEB)

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I can’t even.

[Marvel Adventures: Avengers #38.]

The Hulk at a petting zoo. Too freakin funny. LOL