"This Week The Trend" - Relient K (Lyric Image)

Never Turn Down Ice Cream

August 10th, 2016Posted by Brian


The Meaning

"This Week the Trend" by Relient K is a song that I've often overlooked. I've been a fan of Relient K since 2007. I've owned the CD MMHMM since then as well. However, among all the awesome songs from that CD ("Be My Escape," "Which to Bury," "When I Go Down," etc.), I always just passed this one by. 

The lyrics…

Surrender Is Confusing

Never Turn Down Ice Cream

January 13th, 2016Posted by Brian


​Surrender is confusing to me. I get that I should be surrendered fully to God. But what does that mean?

One of my biggest problems is that I'm a micromanaging overthinker. I focus on minute details of my life and question whether I'm dealing…

The Importance of Being Alone

The Back Row

November 25th, 2015Posted by Brian


I recently chose to skip church one Sunday.

I didn't have a valid reason. I mean, I was feeling confused about life, and in a way, maybe a bit discouraged. But that wasn't the main cause. I just didn't feel like going.

So, I stayed home. It was actually really nice. Usually, when I stay home from church (unfortunately, it happens more often than it should), I just play video games or something. I waste…

Clumsiness & Flannels: Who Am I?

The Back Row

November 16th, 2015Posted by Brian


Who am I?

I’m a bit crazy. I’m ridiculously clumsy. I’m occasionally witty.

I’m prone to hyperbole. I’m generally confused. I’m filled with anxiety. I’m easily annoyed.

I like wearing flannel with T-shirts. I like hosting radio shows and doing podcasts. I like listening to music.

I want to hang out with my friends more than I do. I want to be more involved at church. I desperately want to be in a relationship.

I’m always afraid that I’m going…