You Only Live Once?

Ryan Shelton
You Only Live Once?

It might surprise some Millennials to hear that one of our generational battle cries is fairly old school.

The popular acronym YOLO (you only live once) has captured the hearts of many an emerging hedonist (and not the Christian kind)…

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Call That Love

Jonathan Parnell
Call That Love

I sing lullabies to my four-year-old son.

I usually make them up on the fly, and they sound horrible. He appreciates them, though, and so, every night as I tuck him into bed, by his request, I sing him another…

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Vintage Worship

Matt Boswell
Vintage Worship

I love old hymns. I keep a stack of hymnals on my nightstand, and have an ever-growing collection in my library. I cut my teeth on Charles Wesley and John Rippon. I hope to write academically on the pastoral theology…

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Should We Call Them Bullies?

John Knight
Should We Call Them Bullies?

Nobody condones bullying, right? Websites and radio and television public service announcements rightfully condemn bullying and encourage everyone to speak up for vulnerable children.

My children’s schools have guidelines about what bullying is and who is protected from it:


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You Are God’s Workmanship

Jon Bloom
You Are God’s Workmanship
You are a piece of work — God’s work. When Paul says that you are God’s “workmanship,” don’t think of your clunky seventh grade shop class project, think of The Odyssey, Beowulf, The Divine Comedy, Paradise Lost, or The Faerie Queen, great works of epic poetry. Continue Reading