Great post from my friend’s dad: Incentives Matter. Indeed, They’re Everything

Consider whether the values and outcomes embedded within the system are aligned with your values and desired outcomes.

Posted on October 18th, 2018



It’s go time. USA and Canada have scored a combined 48 goals in the tournament and conceded 1. Go #USWNT

Posted on October 17th, 2018




This was what I was feeling as I read Lean In. But Ursula K. Le Guin articulates the issue (though she’s not even talking about that book) much better:

The great ancient male institutions have been increasingly infiltrated by women for the last two centuries, and this is a very great change. But when women manage to join the institutions that excluded them, they mostly end up being co-opted by them, serving male ends, enforcing male values.” (from No Time to Spare)

Posted on October 14th, 2018



Let’s go #USWNT !

Posted on October 14th, 2018



Tonight is the last meeting for my home group’s SURJ meeting, but it’s really just the beginning of the work we need to join in our community. If you are a white person who hasn’t been through SURJ training, I encourage you to find a local chapter here.

Posted on October 4th, 2018



Remember that anyone can be set free, both oppressed and oppressor, and do not forget that our Lord’s table has room for both Zealot and tax collector.” (Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution, Updated and Expanded)

Posted on September 30th, 2018




What does a modern mobile really need?

  • Phone
  • Text
  • Camera
  • Tethering
  • Maps/Transit (e.g. Google Maps)
  • Ride-hailing (e.g. Lyft)

Posted on September 26th, 2018



It’s windows down and Blackwater Park blasting” season, y’all.

Posted on September 23rd, 2018


Todd Grotenhuis

Professionally an Information Security Specialist, Politically an Abolitionist, Theologically an Anabaptist