Category: charity

A Photo of a Clock with Small Piles of Money Near It

Earn.com A Little Extra on the Side

  (Post Updated: Feb 13th, 2018) What is Earn.com? Earn.com is a nifty site where individuals can receive and respond to messages from various organizations and other individuals in exchange for a few dollars....

Some Pretty Awesome Deals from Amazon for eBooks.

Some Pretty Awesome Deals from Amazon for eBooks.

Amazon is holding their “The Big Deal” which goes through February 2nd and offers up to 85% off over 600 books. When my brother told me about it, I was hesitant. I’m trying to...

Compassion International: A Charity Worth Supporting.

Compassion International: A Charity Worth Supporting.

Compassion International is an awesome charity I’ve been supporting for years – and want you to know about and support as well. Compassion focuses on providing for the basic needs of children in third...

Mashable’s Social Good Summit.

Mashable’s Social Good Summit.

I love being involved in the technology world – in part b/c of the great opportunities it provides to be involved in movements for the social good. Technology has made it possible for anyone...

Standing for Something.

Standing for Something.

Running from Politics I follow politics, I can discuss politics, but I try to avoid taking a position – especially publicly – on politics. As a child of the evangelical right – including the...

Larry Powell: Setting an Inspiring Example

Larry Powell: Setting an Inspiring Example

Tracie Cone has a great article over on Yahoo! News about Larry Powell, a school superintendent in Fresno California responsible for overseeing 325 schools with a total of 190,000 students. Larry has made the...

Criminal Background Checks.

Criminal Background Checks.

Update: See the end of this article for some important updates. Recently I’ve been looking into what options are available for folks who need to run criminal background checks. This field has been changing...

Fixing the Banking System.

Fixing the Banking System.

Today as I was driving home from work I was listening to NPR and heard a story about the congressional battle over capping fees banks charge for purchases. Such a cap would benefit retailers...

My First Two Weeks (+/-) with the Zeo.

My First Two Weeks (+/-) with the Zeo.

Thinking of the Poor: I’m not a fancy person in most areas. I try to save my money and spend it on things I think are worthwhile and valuable. For example, sponsoring a Compassion...

Photo of Billy and Franklin Graham

Operation Christmas Child.

Tonight at Nomads we continued our annual tradition of participating in Operation Christmas Child (OCC). OCC is organized and run by Samaritan’s Purse, a non-profit Christian organization under the leadership of Franklin Graham, son...