Setting Up Our Ministry Studio

One of the fun challenges of the past few months with my new role as VP of Communications at MEDIAlliance International has be

Building My Blaster

Of all the projects I’ve ever made, I think one could easily be the most complex. MagSafe-like electrical connections, a

Millennium Falcon Cockpit: Full-Sized Garage Build

In the process of relocating to Texas, our beloved Millennium Falcon Playhouse was destroyed. We were all really bummed out fo

Millennium Falcon Playhouse – New and Improved Version

For the past year, my kids and I have been working on an updated version of their Millennium Falcon Playhouse. We started near

Star Wars AT-AT Out of Foam Insulation

A few weeks ago, I had the fantastic opportunity to build a 17′ tall AT-AT at my church, Faith Promise. The sculpture is

Making Star Wars Props

Not sure why I’ve never mentioned it here, but for the past year, during the evenings and the weekends, I’ve been

The Car Wreck

It had been a great day. A few weeks ago, my two oldest kids and I spent the day at Dollywood Splash Country, a nearby water p

Halloween 2015

Once again, my wife, kids, and I dressed up in new homemade Star Wars costumes that I created over the last few weeks. Like be

Drawing Party

It’s been a while…. 

Sith Acolyte Eradicator Costume

For several years, since I first started working on my Boba Fett costume, I’ve thought it would be fun to build a costum

Millennium Falcon – for the Kids

After a bit of an intervention from my wife a few days ago, I have come to realize that I’m a bit of a project junkie. A

A Special Birthday Video for My Wife

My wife was having dinner with a friend, and while the kids and I ate supper without her, I had an idea for a birthday video f

Paper Skull Mask

Since I’ve been pretty useless with the kids the past two years at Halloween, dressed up like Boba Fett, my wife asked m

Dollhouse Project

For my daughter’s 9th birthday, we bought her a Real Good Toys dollhouse kit. Since she enjoys projects like I do, we as

Boba Fett Scratchbuilt Jetpack

It’s been a couple of years since I built my Boba Fett suit, but over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a je

End-of-Year Project

Vance decided that he wanted to make a 5 foot long hammerhead shark, so… that’s what we made.

My Visit to Israel (Part 7)

This is the seventh part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. We s

My Visit to Israel (Part 6)

This is the sixth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. The mo

My Visit to Israel (Part 5)

This is the fifth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Anothe

My Visit to Israel (Part 4)

This is the fourth part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. The c

My Visit to Israel (Part 3)

This is the third part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Our th

My Visit to Israel (Part 2)

This is the second part in a multi-post description of my recent visit to Israel. To start from the beginning, go here. Next u

My Visit to Israel (Part 1)

It’s been several weeks since I joined several other pastors from Faith Promise on a trip to Israel. Our time consisted

Tauriel – Fighting Elf Lady Costume Instructions

Both my daughter and oldest son decided that they wanted to dress up as Lord of the Rings characters for their birthdays. My s

To Be A Hobbit

Bilbo Baggins

A few photos walking through the process of my latest drawing party illustration.

Working with Clay

One of my favorite things about my job is that I get to work on a very wide variety of tasks and projects. But, this promo gra

A Few Recent Projects

Kind of as a joke, and partially just for fun, I doctored up this Pop Tarts image with an imaginary new flavor.   A serie

Charity Case

Jesus’ words are an affront to our pride. He calls each one of us out as a charity case. If we are unwilling to agree an

Happy Mother’s Day 2013

Because shooting one Mother’s Day video was clearly not enough this year…