One way to see if you have the right kind of faith

Faith. We’re all very familiar with this word, but did you know there are different kinds of faith? I’ll use an illustration from my profession to demonstrate. In the electrical field, a fear of heights is something that you have to overcome. From scaffolding to scissor lifts, working up in the air comes with the … Continue reading One way to see if you have the right kind of faith

How we got the New Testament: lessons from a jack chain

Rewires are a necessary evil in the electrical business. They are messy, difficult jobs that require fishing wires through walls at various stages. There are several ways to accomplish this. From simply pushing the wire down to cutting holes in the walls, there are many tricks of the trade to accomplish this. Some walls can … Continue reading How we got the New Testament: lessons from a jack chain

What I learned about morality from an electrical inspection

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash A few years ago, I was upgrading the electrical service on my uncle’s house. He had one existing panel and he wanted to add an additional panel. This required upgrading the service from 200 amps to 400 amps. We built the new service next to the existing one. We … Continue reading What I learned about morality from an electrical inspection

Troubleshooting Truth – Step 6 Possess The Right Tools

A few times over the years of being a service electrician, I committed the unpardonable sin: I left my tools at home. This usually occurred after I was working on a home project and I failed to remember to put my tool bag back in the truck. It's a sinking feeling when you're at a … Continue reading Troubleshooting Truth – Step 6 Possess The Right Tools