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I’m Giving Away the New Sony X10 Phone!

 —  May 18, 2010 — 250 Comments

I recently won the first round of a killer contest sponsored by Sony – its called the X10 Blogger Contest. It was a huge deal to be selected as a finalist, and now the final 10 of us are competing for some cash, more Sony products and a trip to 2 to the World Cup in South Africa next month. I realize it is still a long shot, but I’m excited for it to even be a possibility. Just for being a finalist I already got a copy of FIFA: World Cup, a PSPgo and the killer new phone from Sony: the X10!

But here’s the deal – I’m giving the phone away! I have a phone already (the HTC Snap, but I like to call it the HTC Suck) that is paid for by the church, so I can’t use Sony’s great new device anyhow. Sure I could sell it on eBay, but why not create a little online buzz and give it away to one of my loyal readers? And I’ll do one better than that – you don’t even have to be a loyal reader – just leave any comment on this blog post to have a shot at taking it home. I’ll just pick one at random and then give you the phone as a free gift.

The Sony Xperia x10 phone (see the latest reviews here) really looks super – huge screen, Google’s Android operating system, an 8.1MP phone (my favorite part), face recognition, and all the bells and whistles that tie into social networks. Super slick stuff, wish I could keep it but my loss is your gain. You’ve got 24 hours! I’ll announce the winner tomorrow around noon (PST). Thanks for reading MoreThanDodgeball.com!


While I was at the Sony Style store I learned about the X10 Blogger Contest. As a finalist, Sony provided me with a free Sony Ericsson X10 phone and a PSPgo and FIFA Soccer 10 game in connection with my participation in the Sony Ericsson/Sony Style X10 Blogger Contest, which requires me to blog about Sony and/or Sony Ericsson Products.

Josh Griffin


250 responses to I’m Giving Away the New Sony X10 Phone!

  1. I am extremely jealous of the size of your….gamerscore. :) Good luck with the world cup tickets!

  2. Love your blog Josh.

  3. Hey Josh–I would love the chance to win the phone!!

  4. You generosity is only exceeded by my desire to get something quality for free. Something I may have learned from you.

  5. hoping that i win…
    btw, i was watching a video on how to do a light saber effect and your fansite got a shout out


  7. Wahoo! Free things!

  8. Sign me up!

  9. I’m ready to win the phone!

  10. Can I enter for both the phone and a ticket to the world cup?

  11. I would like to sign up! :)

    Awesome blog btw!

  12. Yes, please!

  13. x10 looks sweet. It’s about time to replace the Zach Morris phone I have.

  14. Thanks for sharing your insights and your phone.

  15. I was the in middle of writing this comment when Matt McGill interrupted me… oh well.

  16. pick me! pick me!

  17. Peter Anderson May 18, 2010 at 10:04 am

    Good luck Josh.

  18. I had some really good sandwiches for dinner. They had Brie cheese which I have had before but not that often. I really enjoyed them. Maybe if I win, I will meet you at Boneheads… I don’t think they have Brie but they are still good.

  19. Good luck in the Contest.

  20. Dude! Congrats on the phone. Hope you gte the WC tickets too. Man I need a new phone for my wife! Hers is ancient. Pick me, pick me!

  21. Congrats dude!
    Hope I win.

  22. Josh’s phone? Umm…yes! Good luck with the contest, buddy!

  23. Goodluck in world cup tickets, sounds sweet. Android rules.

  24. Rob Cunningham May 18, 2010 at 10:13 am

    Josh, you have the awesomest blog in the entire world. And if I thought kissing up would help me win, I could write page after page singing the praises of the blog. And you. Even if you skipped out on one of the best Survivor seasons ever…

  25. hahaha what a great story… blessings from Santo Domingo, D.R.

  26. Josh,
    I am a loyal watcher of the podcast that you host weekly. One of the most influential books that I have read lately is “99 Thoughts for Youth Workers.” “More Than Dodgeball” is a daily visit for me. I thought that I would try and pluck a few heart strings to help influence your decision. God bless you dude and I hope that you choose me. Please!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! P.S.–The only reason that I will buy the new book that you and Doug wrote is because your name is on it!!!

  27. please give the phone to one of these other outstanding individuals as I would rather see the phone stay intact than split between us

  28. Josh, wrap it in a TheForce.net t-shirt, pop it in one of those air cannons and launch it this way!

  29. how ironic, i just threw my church paid “suckberry” into a pond.

  30. How cool would it be to be able to share Jesus while at the world cup! Praying that you will be able to do both there. See some awesome soccer and share Jesus! Good Luck!

  31. Lisa Schensted May 18, 2010 at 10:18 am

    this phone is beautiful, and so are you for offering this contest. thanks for the giveaway!

    and grats on your selection as a finalist in the X10 Blogger contest! good luck! :)

  32. Ok… hoping I win this. My phone is on it’s last leg…

  33. Thomas Burnett May 18, 2010 at 10:20 am

    Josh, I broke my phone yesterday. Which means, I could use it. Thanks!

  34. I like winning stuff!

  35. Josh, wrap that bad boy in a TheForce.net t-shirt, pop it in one of those air cannons, and launch it over here!

  36. Pick me! Pick me! I’d love to give that to one of my student ministry team members!

  37. So I’m stuck in a physical science class right now at my Bible college (Piedmont Baptist College) and I saw this post and was like “wow”! Would love a new phone cause the one I have now is lame! And since being in Bible college, don’t have much money! But yea would love to win! I totally wore your more than dodge ball shirt the other day!

  38. Sure, why not. Who wouldn’t love a new techie toy to play with?

  39. I sure could use a new phone…

  40. I don’t really like soccer, my phone works fine, but I, like you, like being on the front end of getting the latest “Stuff”…. and definitely can’t afford that on a youth workers’ wages. soo what do you say? You are saying there’s a chance.

  41. Cameron Simony May 18, 2010 at 10:22 am

    Well… I’m pretty sure I ran into you at church and almost fell over…but you saved my life….

  42. Can I call dibs?? :P

  43. Frank Nichols May 18, 2010 at 10:24 am

    Ring ring. Hello, what’s that its Josh Griffin making my dreams come true by giving me a new phone! Yes, I’ll accept the collect call charges.

  44. Le Jabba No Barter. HOLLA

  45. Josh Galletta May 18, 2010 at 10:25 am

    If the phone comes my way, you have a place to stay in Florida!

  46. good luck & throw my name in the pot

  47. Thanks for the generosity…even if I don’t win.

  48. Not going to turn that offer down! Yay for random!

  49. John Mulholland May 18, 2010 at 10:32 am

    Pick me! And…I’m on the Inside Track Team…

  50. Well done, and good luck with the finals. Here’s hoping that in a couple weeks you have another giveaway with free world cup tickets!

  51. I too have a phone that has a nickname that involves the word suck. I would LOVE to win the Sony phone. Though since I NEVER win anything…I won’t get my hopes up. I’m not really this depressing its just the cold medicine talking

  52. Bobby Williams May 18, 2010 at 10:35 am

    Josh, you’re quickly moving up my list of tech geeks that I love to follow. I’ve yet to really hear of the new Sony phone until today, and the glow from your blog drew me here. Me likey.

  53. I have the iPhone but have a staff person who could use the phone, so here is my entry. Hope I get picked. They could really use it and I would get some awesome cool points as the world’s best youth pastor (well, second best).

  54. Would love to win it.. just don’t know if it would work in Canada… ?? .. Count me in for the running though..

  55. Shawn Michael Shoup May 18, 2010 at 10:37 am

    Josh, I love your heart and passion for student ministry. I also appreciate your shared love for GADGETS! Whoo! ;D

  56. Obligatory Comment to enter contest

  57. Josh, Love your blog and all the help you give to youth pastors. Looking forward to ordering LIVE as soon as the new budget year kicks in. Excited for what it will do. Keep it up

  58. Josh, I feel like I saw a celebrity yesterday at D-land when I saw you. Love what you’re doing.

  59. Jesse needs Jesus. We need to make t-shirts.

  60. Awesome! Good luck with the World Cup tickets.

  61. Anthony Johnson May 18, 2010 at 10:46 am

    No matter how long McGill grows his hair out you’ll still be cooler

  62. Justin Joyner May 18, 2010 at 10:47 am

    Look at your dedication to your readers… if only I’d win something for free in order to give it away to one of my 2 or 3 readers ;) ha.

    But seriously, thanks for your dedication to your ministry and helping us with ours.

  63. Looks like a pretty cool phone. I wonder how it compares to the Droid?

  64. Oh yes, I definitely want to be in the running for this. My phone just broke.

  65. Soccer is awesome

  66. Elizabeth Ogle May 18, 2010 at 10:53 am

    Josh, YOU are awesome.

  67. Big Mike Lewis May 18, 2010 at 10:53 am

    Hey Josh! Free Stuff is AWESOME!

  68. Dave Marshall May 18, 2010 at 10:57 am

    Josh, I live in Canada and we just got cell towers here! Can you believe it!! Would love a free phone to try them out:p

  69. HTC SUCK for life!! why not help another guy trapped by HTC out… :)

  70. I loathe my cr*p berry I mean blackberry, could use this right now!!!!

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  72. Hey Sony X10, my arms are wide open. Welcome home.

  73. Awesome…the HTC suck for you and a nice phone for one of your readers. :-)

  74. Hope you win the contest! wow!

  75. Chose me! I’ve been thinking about an Android phone so this would be perfect! :-)

  76. Man, I hope you win it all, and I hope I win the phone.

  77. This is an awesome giveaway… here’s hoping that I win!

  78. Oh Josh, pick me….please!

  79. Rocking the comment section so I can upgrade the phone without having to upgrade! Good luck!

  80. Kenyatta Bush May 18, 2010 at 11:06 am

    Looks like a very nice phone. I’m really interested in seeing more articles that engage African American youth and theology. I really like what many of the younger theologues are doing, but there seems to be a void that leaves me as well as the youth of my community in a precarious situation.

  81. best of luck informing the world through your blog

  82. Youth Pastors sticking together…..Josh, I need that phone, I want that phone….it needs me.

  83. Wow, good luck to you….and to me.

  84. Thanks for a great blog…and pick me!

  85. I’m always game for free, hook me up Josh!

  86. For Free!!!! yes Please. Would be awesome!

  87. My phone sucks. Keeps dropping calls. Can’t justify spending money to buy a new one, so if you give me a free one, great. Oh, and LeaderTreks loves you Josh!

  88. Thanks in advance!

  89. Scott Guenther May 18, 2010 at 11:21 am

    Free stuff? Of course, I’m in. Let this comment be my shot at being a winner, just like you are Josh!

  90. Free phone……good…..Griff winning and going to the World Cup….awesome.

  91. glad you do a site that help us youth workers helps some time to see we are not going through it alone

  92. I have a free ATT phone. I don’t know what I would do if I won that phone… It’d take hours to figure out. Maybe I would have my students help me figure it out! haha… (I sound like an old lady, but I’m only 25! haha)

  93. Still waiting to win one of these contests. :)

  94. I want it!!!

  95. The church I pastor is not giving me a phone :-) So I guess this is my shot at a cool phone (actually I would give it to my wife anyways)

  96. Phillip Amburgey May 18, 2010 at 11:39 am

    Help me Josh Uan Kenobi you’re my only hope!

  97. Sign me up…so if you win the world cup tickets, will you have a contest to see who goes with you on that one as well?

  98. I love free stuff.

  99. Well, its worth a shot, although i already benefit from your blog a ton. thanks for the opportunity =]

  100. Josh…..your blog is incredible. I love reading it….I love the SYM Podcast and am thankful that there are people like you who are willing to share your experience in youth ministry and help all of us become the best we can be in bringing youth into relationship with Christ. PS…The phone looks AMAZING and Id love to win it….PPS…My brother was the one at youth ministry conference with the brown and orange scarf, red beard, and bears jersey….you loved his ensemble and even stopped to tell him so :) Blessings to you!!

  101. I wish I had a cool phone

  102. Pick Me! I would love the upgrade. It is a great Phone!!

  103. Hope you get the Cup tickets!

  104. That phone sure would be a sweet addition to an overworked youth pastors arsenal!! ; (wink, wink)

  105. Awesome!! I hope I win

  106. “This guy” could sure go for a cool new p-hone. :)

  107. MaMa needs a new phone. giddy up!

  108. How kind of you to share your winnings with others! Would love to help you in your generosity!

  109. Normally I’m not a fan of re-gifting. But I think an exception can be made in this case.

  110. Good luck for the World Cup tickets and thanks for your generosity!

  111. Thanks for the giveaway.

  112. Wow, and I actually need a phone!

  113. Great idea to kick it out to some lucky reader. Congrats on the blog being huge and now even more award winning!

  114. Wow, what an opportunity. I think it should send it to the UK in sympathy that we have a new leader, oh and my beautiful girlfriends iPhone is about to die and she’s doing a degree in youth work :)

  115. Good luck with the contest! Hope I win.

  116. Michael Kennedy May 18, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Hey Josh! Count me in!

  117. Jeremy Krause May 18, 2010 at 1:02 pm

    Pick me Josh. Youth Pastor for 7 years, I’ve heard all the podcasts, followed morethandodgeball.com for years, and think you’re a bigger deal than Doug. Even more… I’m a fan of theforce.net. Would I have a better chance if I prayed while lying on a picture of the phone?

  118. Josh, I think that you should do the next rap video about youth ministry… add that to your resume.. youth pastor, author, famous blogger, white rapper. Think about the amount of hits you would get! And then you could watch yourself come out of the screen on your new 3D TV. I’m just sayin…

  119. Josh,

    I’ve seen something like this before…

    Once upon a time, you announced the name of an innocent young man claiming that he won a guitar – only to dash his dreams into oblivion.

    You better not toy with the emotions of another person!

    Just Kidding – hope all is well brother!

  120. Josh, you bring great joy to youth ministers everywhere!

  121. Nathan Gallegos May 18, 2010 at 1:24 pm

    Josh, I know what you mean. I have the Blackberry Suck and am looking to get a new phone. Would love a shot at this one. I am a loyal follower fo your blog and just wanted to say thanks for all the cool info and ideas you put out for the team. Thanks

  122. i am leaving a comment. to be in the running…..let me win

  123. Erik w/a “k” May 18, 2010 at 1:34 pm

    Dude…I totally hope you win!!!! and me too

  124. I hope it works on AT&T

  125. I just finished up a 2 year internship at my church and am becoming the Interim Student Ministries Director. I would love a new phone to replace my 3 year old Treo!

  126. For privacy sake I won’t put my mailing address, but since you have my email I will send it to you later for convenience. Thanks in advance for the phone. You are kind, generous, and an all around giver.

  127. I’m on this like a fat kid on cake!

  128. Tyler Volkers May 18, 2010 at 1:43 pm


    Been reading your blog now for almost 2 1/2 years. Would love love love the phone!


  129. I’m all about FREE STUFF! :) Aren’t all youth workers?!?

  130. Your the Man! It sure is worth a try.

  131. papa, big brother, dude. grad gift? huh? haha! but take me to Africa with you! Ill split when we have a layover in Nairobi and stay in Kitale!! Or you can come too! we can go play some golf!! you know me and golf! best buds! much love man

  132. Matt Higginbotham May 18, 2010 at 2:05 pm

    Ultracool – good luck with the WC tickets!

  133. Thanks for the awesome blog Josh, it is a wonderful resource especially for us poor volunteer youth leaders. I also love the podcast, which wouldn’t be the same without you. Blessings to you and your family.

  134. Kyle Cleveland May 18, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    Hey JG… just wanted to post the comment that will win the phone!

  135. Josh, thanks for writing the blog. As a volunteer adult leader in my church, I get a lot out of your posts. Really looking forward to 99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders this summer!

  136. I just noticed your blog 7 months ago and have been hooked since. Thanks for being a help to those you dont even know.

  137. Hamilton Ramos May 18, 2010 at 3:28 pm

    A great blog AND a free phone? Score! Sign me up.

  138. Love it – thanks for sharing and keep the great blog rolling!!

  139. Josh, just let me know when you are sending me the phone!

  140. me meeeeeeeee!!!!

  141. Looks like a cool phone!

  142. Taylor Shanton May 18, 2010 at 4:11 pm

    yeah girl. im gettin a new phone!

  143. first-time commenter… isn’t that exciting? ;-)

  144. I definitely enjoy reading the blog and hearing how things are going with your HSM out there in CA

  145. Bronc Woodruff May 18, 2010 at 4:44 pm

    Youth ministry made easy!

  146. Josh, What a great way to get people to your blog. Love it

  147. Eric Sitarski May 18, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    Whoa, Josh! That’s a sweet phone… Sure could use one of those… Good luck in the contest! By the way, your thoughts on the PSPgo? Pick me….

  148. Free phone…sure! Thanks for the great blog too!!

  149. Really who doesn’t like free stuff?

  150. I like free phones. I do, I really do.

  151. Free Phone? My plan is almost up…would be nice.

  152. Hook me up!

  153. Alan Robertson May 18, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    What’s the best way to get my post noticed?

    Star Wars joke?

    Kissing Up?


    Meh…. Hope it’s me!!!

  154. Joshua Riffle May 18, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    my phone broke a while back so I could really use this one! Good Luck everyone!

  155. Veronica Bourgois May 18, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    I love the fact that you are giving away a phone and I would love to tell you my phone woes…
    At the end of February my friend had got a new phone so I was able to buy it off of her for a little $50, I was excited stoked you could say then a week later something crazy happened. On a random Monday morning I was going to the doctor to find out what some mysterious bumps on my arm were when I dropped this brand new slightly used phone (enV touch :). I thought no big deal I drop my phone all the time little did I know the danger that I was about to face! After my little visit with the doctor I found out I had shingles, if you don’t know what that is its basically chicken pox of your nerves. Painful very painful, the next thing I know I am trying to get a hold of my mom to cry my eyes out because of how in the world could a 22 year old get shingles?! When I discovered that I could not hear anyone talking to me on the phone, they could hear me, but I was deaf to them unless I opened my brand new slightly used phone and had it on speaker. Alas, on the day that I found out I had a viral infection, I also lost the ability to have private conversation. Of course my pocket of money to purchase a new or gently used phone was no longer an option (I was out the $50).
    Well that is my story I hope if anything you have enjoyed my little adventure with my phone, and I hope that this last sentence helps my case. While on bed rest from having said shingles, I found this website and was entertained for many many many hours. So thanks for getting me through a month without movie or tv, which I had given up a week before, and shingles.
    Thats it :)

  156. Stacy Sublett May 18, 2010 at 6:46 pm

    I could get down with a new phone…

  157. Veronica Bourgois May 18, 2010 at 6:47 pm

    oh and if you would like proof I will twitter(RoniRoo16) a picture of my shingles!

  158. Way to go Josh!!!! You’re the best!

  159. Dude, I could use this, one of my small group kids needs a phone replacement.

  160. Good luck Josh!

  161. Hey Josh, hope you win! And remember, I’m a youth pastor – I like free stuff. Hook me up!

  162. hopefully I will win…probably not…never win anything :) lol

  163. Wow, that’s an incredible deal. I LOVE the droid OS and would love to have a phone with it some day….hint hint!

  164. Great blog as usual, and who cant use free stuff? Anyway God Bless.

  165. Aaron Alexander May 18, 2010 at 7:30 pm

    I should totally win this phone. My iPhone got dropped in a glass of milk like a hot chocolate chip cookie, so now I’m using a 7 year old “Zack Morris” phone just to get by. This phone is my destiny.

  166. I’ll take it!

  167. In for android phone goodness.

  168. I’m a Senior Pastor if you give me the phone I’ll give it to my Youth Pastor. And I won’t even take any of the credit.

  169. Love your blog – can’t miss a chance for a free phone :)

  170. Unbelievable!!! I was going to say what luck you have…chance at WC tickets, phone and more…but the reality is you deserve whatever you accolades or stuff you win! Keep up all the hard work.

  171. Thanks for everything you do to equip youth pastors. You’re doing an awesome job!

  172. Thanks for your blogging skills! I hope to get this advantage!

  173. Matthew McNutt May 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    Holy freaking cow, dude – you know how to get people to comment the heck out of a blog post! You know you want to give to a real loser!

  174. Pick the redneck from Missouri!

  175. Absolutely love the blog! This wouldn’t be the first time I’d get something awesome for free here.

  176. Wow, Josh! What an offer. This would be quite an upgrade from the LG flip phone I have had for two years which still says CINGULAR on it!

  177. Sounds awesome. Just started reading recently, great blog.

  178. Long time reader first time commenter. I love the blog, and good luck with the contest. Oh by the way please pick me!!!

  179. Will you autograph the phone too?

  180. Buzz, Buzz; hoping for a chance for the Sony phone! Great job, bro.

  181. i love you. :) …now PICK ME!!!

  182. did you say free?!?!

  183. Jason Sansbury May 18, 2010 at 9:54 pm

    Pick me!

  184. wow that would be sweet!

  185. pick me, pick me Josh

  186. Wow…great contest!

  187. I LOVE STAR WARS! :) just sayin……

  188. Pretty sure the world cup tickets in South Africa would be AMAZING! Also pretty sure the More Than Dodgeball t-shirt will be photographed somewhere in Australia in the next few weeks! In return I’d be glad to take the phone off your hands… !

  189. My cats breath smells like cat food

  190. I have never won anything in my whole life, this may be my big break :)


  191. Awesome idea, they aren’t even out here in Australia yet. Go Josh for South Africa, and Go Sony.

  192. Random comment!

  193. Just making sure my comment is on here.

  194. Mark Kaminski May 19, 2010 at 5:36 am

    Comment! Good luck Josh!

  195. Chris Dufrene May 19, 2010 at 5:37 am

    Here’s hoping you win it all!!

  196. Awesome Phone! Would love to win it!

  197. Thanks for all you do JG! Appreciate your thoughtfulness.

  198. okay, just to clarify, I can see that I already have 2 comments entered. I’m not trying to hedge the bets, it’s just that my first comment I entered yesterday didn’t show up right away, and so I thought something went wrong and so I entered it again. And then this morning I see that I actually do have two comments there; both went through. Not trying to cheat. Not a cheater. Cheaters never prosper. All that junk. Oh shoot, I just realized this makes 3 comments for me. Now I’m gonna have to write another one to explain this one. Just send me the phone Josh and I’ll call you can we can work this whole thing out.

  199. Hey Grif. It would sip if I did not get the phone. My wife goes through phones so fast. Here last rode of the roof of her car from our house to Lowes about a mile away and back. Then some how she broke the top of her flip phone off and it look like a comlink. Thanks for all you do.
    Thanks for sponsoring the Simply youth ministry pod cast.

  200. I will kiss you if you give me the phone.

  201. not gonna lie…that’s a cool phone!

  202. Brett Householder May 19, 2010 at 6:41 am

    Josh, You’re my hero! I would love a new phone, or your gamerscore!

  203. Oh, I love technology. Good luck with the FIFA round!

  204. Katie Jackson May 19, 2010 at 6:49 am

    I hope you win those tickets!! And I hope I win that phone!!

  205. A chance for free stuff is always worth a comment.

  206. congrats Griff on the recognition. Good luck with the other prizes.

  207. I hope you keep winning JG. It would be a sweet experience to go to South Africa this summer. Good luck, and very sweet phone.

  208. Thanks for sharing your youth ministry life with us. It’s neat to see & hear about what your doing.

  209. Enjoy the blog, thanks for offering up a great prize to someone.

  210. Hey Josh, congrats on the blogging contest finals, Love your blog, I get all kinds of great ideas for my youth group in WV. Thanks for all you do! (By the way, I wouldn’t mind winning that new phone ;))

  211. Congrats on the finals. I have your blog attached to one of our sites for our volunteers to read! Always interesting and fun stuff to read.

  212. Great Blog! Hope you win

  213. if its free its for me!

  214. Travis Williams May 19, 2010 at 7:51 am

    Have you been losing weight…you look amazing!

  215. count me in!

  216. Chris Jackson May 19, 2010 at 7:58 am

    I’m always in for freebies! And this one would be super helpful

  217. Katrina Hudson May 19, 2010 at 8:00 am

    I would like to show you a pix of my old school phone! I use an LG (Alltel)! The only thing it’s got going for it is the color “HOT PINK!” I would love to be appart of you giveaway. All jokes aside (that would be my phone) I have truly been blessed by your blogs. They have been very helpful, I am the Middle School Director at my church and I have been blessed above and beyond working with them. Have a super day.. may the best man or woman win! LOL!!!

  218. Jonathan Grunden May 19, 2010 at 8:27 am

    Don’t need it either, but would love to pass it on to someone who does.

  219. Andrew von Essen May 19, 2010 at 8:28 am

    Winning is cool, giving is cooler. I’m jealous of your coolness. Have fun at the WC if you make it!

  220. Phillip Mathis May 19, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Did I make it in the 24 hr. window? Oh well, good luck!

  221. Need the phone… No… I mean Yes… I mean, ask my wife… no, don’t do that… let’s go with yes, I need it… okay not really, but want, yes. please don’t ask my wife.

    Thanks for the contest.

  222. Like Ryan.. don’t ask my wife if I need it.. but will I use it.. heck yes!

  223. I could use a new phone. I am currently using my 3 year old Moto Q 9m

  224. Josh, You Rock !!! love your blogs, being a newbie in the youth ministry your blogs, links, info etc. have been a God send to us here in the trenches,Keep up the great job!
    John Wilson

  225. Thanks for being willing to share, and thanks for what you do here with morethandodgeball.com.

  226. Darryl Nelson May 19, 2010 at 10:20 am

    I’ll be your best Alaskan Friend Forever!!!

  227. Hey Josh, I am a loyal reader and I would love the phone.

  228. Hey Josh, I loved reading your blog and I’ve found it super helpful. I realize you’re picking at random but I wanted to throw this out: my wife got into seminary and we’re moving this up to Boston this summer so unfortunately I’ll need to give my phone back to the church and I’ll be phoneless in a few weeks time!
    Anyways, good luck with the world cup tickets! Wouldn’t be surprised to see you win!

  229. thanks for changing my life by giving me- the phone-eerrr -the opportunity to read about great youth min stuff each week!

  230. count me in…or i would settle to go to world cup with you when you win:)

  231. terry johnson May 19, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    am i too late? would love to get in on the contest!

  232. I will give my iphone away if i get this. dumb iphone.

  233. Come on share the love

  234. Looks like a great phone. I recently began using my first Android-based phone and have found it to be very useful. Love to try this one out!

  235. Sweet dude!

  236. Jason Chenoweth May 19, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    It’s chim! I’ll trade you a t-shirt for it!

  237. thanks for the blog, reading helps get the creative juices going when thinking about things in the ministry i serve!

  238. I want it! Hey, great blog by the way!

  239. Josh, I don’t usually comment on blogs. I do read most of your blog entries (it actually happens to be part of my work! How’s that, huh?) Keep up the good work

  240. Guess I will try for this…it is the Year of the Contests!

  241. well, if it can work in canada…

  242. richandcreamy May 19, 2010 at 3:15 pm

    Congrats! I entered the contest too but sadly wasn’t picked. Hope you pick me! :D

  243. END OF ENTRIES. Thanks for playing! JG

  244. I did not see a thing in the rules about family being disqualified for this give away……hope you win the X10 blog trip…how awesome would that be….

  245. Sorry Zack – you didn’t win! JG

  246. I posted the winner here: http://www.morethandodgeball.com/and-the-owner-of-the-sony-x10-is-…/

    Congrats to Katie Jackson! Thanks to everyone who was in on the giveaway!


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