Articles By: Andrew Oxenham

Having graduated from the Torrey Honors Instutitue in 2011, Andrew is currently working diligently to pay off his student loans. He spends his days as an editor in the social media universe, engrossed in a world of posts, tweets and +1s. With his free time he tweets frequently, blogs occasionally and spends more time than is healthy using the popular photo-sharing service known as Instagram.

A Review of “Cold Case Christianity”

Upon finishing Cold-Case Christianity by J. Warner Wallace, my thoughts traveled back through the literary journey I had just taken and I was surprised at what a wonderful feeling that re-tracing left in my mind. But let me back up. When I was given a copy of Cold-Case Christianity, it came highly recommended....
February 6th, 2013 | Book Reviews | Read More

“Happy New Year,” and Empty Phrases

[Editor’s note: in choosing an image for this post, it seemed appropriate to select perhaps the simplest and least innovative picture I could find. This may be to the author’s frustration, but hopefully you, the reader, will find the humor in it. Bah humbug, and all that.] As with any type...
January 8th, 2013 | Holidays | Read More

Microsoft Surface: A Brief Review (of sorts)

Reviews of the new Microsoft’s new Surface tablet suck. There, I said it. Someone had to! Mossberg gives his thoughts on it, David Pogue opines about it, Josh Toplosky reviews it, everybody has something to say about this new piece of technology from Microsoft. They break down this new gadget in every...
November 6th, 2012 | Technology | Read More

Why Folk Music Rocks

This is not a review of Mumford & Sons’s newest album. Ms. Alicia Prickett did a fantastic job writing a thoughtful review on Mumford & Son’s newest album a few days ago. This post seeks to understand a couple of questions. The first: where did this genre we call folk music come from? The...
October 16th, 2012 | Music | Read More

Sensationalism and the iPhone: Where Did Thoughtful Blogging Go?

Incendiary pieces about Apple’s newly announced iPhone (the curiously-named iPhone 5) are a dime a dozen, that is to say, they’re extremely common and of no particular value. A quick internet search will return literally thousands of articles regarding the announcement. These articles vary in their...
September 25th, 2012 | Featured, Technology | Read More

Titles, “Christians,” and Shots in the Dark

One morning a coworker of mine, Kenneth, was expressing his vehement distaste for Christians when he suddenly turned to me and said, “Oxenham, you’re a Christian, right?” I replied, “I’m not quite sure what you mean by ‘Christian,’ but I do love Jesus immensely.”...
September 14th, 2012 | Featured, Religion | Read More