foreign

“Why have I found favor in your sight that you should take notice of me, since I am a foreigner?” (Ruth 2:10) I was reading Ruth 2 this morning when this verse jumped out and hit me in the face. Taken by itself, it very easily could be (and ought to be) us talking to […]

venture

Nearly three years ago, I began a journey that would have very unexpected results. In March of 2012, I had decided to try and start a business doing web development and consulting, but it was going pretty slow. I had already done a few small business website before then, and I felt like I could […]

value

You don’t have to do anything to become more than you are… to become more important, more valuable, more special. In fact you can’t do anything to increase your value as a person, as an individual. Why? God created you! What is more amazing than that? You were no accident, no surprise, no fluke. While […]

50k

Some time in the last couple weeks, and right around the one year anniversary of launching the EWWW Image Optimizer for WordPress, the plugin hit 50,000 downloads. Wow! I’ve had a lot of fun (mostly) learning new things in PHP, and a little javascript along the way. It’s turned into quite a polished little piece […]

optimization

I find it very satisfying to highly optimize web pages for speed, and I’m always looking for something to make my website just a little bit faster. In fact, the theme I use is called Speed. One area that was lacking on my WordPress install was image optimization. At work, we have a script that […]