Captain's Log

Personal thoughts and stories from Kevan Chandler.

Movies I Like

Usually, this blog is pretty heavy, isn’t it? It’s an opportunity for me to share some insights on disability, culture, family, the world...

Two Years, Three Years, and Four

September 12th marks three anniversaries for Katie and me. It’s the d...

Communion in Weakness

My grip is not much to write home about these days. My right arm and hand r...

Hospitality

In his book, The Wounded Healer, Henri Nouwen says that hospitality is “the creation of an empty space where the guest can find his own soul.” I’ve be...

Summer Highways

June will forever be, in my mind, the month for road-trips. It started after my high school graduation, when some friends and I went on tour, playing...

Our Daily Bread

This past winter was difficult for me, as most winters are. The cold air sets in and no matter how hard I try, I can’t seem to get warm. And wha...

Senses: An Easter Story, Part 2

I don’t know how long I sat there, staring blankly at those pieces of bread, but I was brought back by a sudden movement out of the corner of my eye....

Senses: An Easter Story, Part 1

I was deaf already. I had been my whole life. My eyes worked just fine, though, which meant I saw perfectly well how Jesus healed the blind man in tow...

Dads in Church

I was sitting in church recently on a Sunday morning and realized something really wonderful. It was during the music. There was a family just in fron...
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