Those Dragons Underneath Our Beds
How we approach a situation reveals what we expect to find.
Imagine it is 2 A.M. and I’m asleep. My wife taps my shoulder and says, “I heard something. I think there’s an intruder downstairs.” My mind immediately kicks into…Continue Reading
Speaking Truth in Love
God has called you to serve me, and me to serve you, by speaking the truth in love (Ephesians 4:15). This mutual ministry is what drives me to write truth, and to read and listen to truth from friends.
Three Tips for Better Bible Reading
You probably don’t need to hear reasons that it’s important to read the Bible. You know it is.
But you might need some motivation. One way to get excited about reading the Bible is to rethink your Bible-reading strategy. Here…Continue Reading
God Doesn’t Want You to Worry
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your…
Putting Off Cynicism
Cynicism is the attitude that encapsulates the ethos of twentysomethings par excellence. It is, I think, the most covert negative emotion. We harbor it in Christian garb: cynicism toward immature men (“man-boys”), hipsters, a denomination or movement, clichés, and…Continue Reading
The Frontlines of the Pro-Life Movement
As we acknowledge yet another anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision and contemplate the current state of the pro-life movement, I am inclined — as a historian should be — to look to the past for some…Continue Reading
Relentlessly Call Abortion What It Really Is
Abortion is rarely talked about.
I’m not talking about the word “abortion.” We hear this word a lot it in the public square. But we rarely hear about it. Abortion almost always refers to something else. We hear that…Continue Reading
What Abortion Shows Us
More than 55 million children have been slaughtered in the 41 years since the Supreme Court created a new right in the Constitution. If any benefit can be found in the rivers of blood that have been spilled, it is…Continue Reading
What We Confess With Our Clothing
What we wear says more about us than we might think.
Many of us probably barely think at all when we get dressed in the morning. But something really profound is happening every time we pull on our pants and…Continue Reading