Dump Your Dream Girl
Confessions of a Hopeless Romantic
Jun 3, 2017
I expected heaven on earth now, so I was searching for the great Romance to be found with a mere mortal. But God is a better storyteller than Disney.
Play the Man You Are
Will Effeminacy Keep Anyone from Heaven?
Feb 5, 2019
If we are faithful to our Bibles, we must call men away from the sin of brutality. And we must also call men away from the sin of effeminacy.
The Subtle Way to Waste Your Life
Confessions of a Sophisticated Sloth
Mar 24, 2022
Life is rarely wasted all at once, but rather through thousands of small, seemingly insignificant moments.
Seeing the World in Black and White
How Much Do Assumptions Divide Us?
Jul 8, 2020
Racism is an evil to be deplored, lamented, opposed — but not assumed apart from compelling evidence.
Why Satan Might Keep You from Porn
May 23, 2018
Satan will happily concede you victory over pornography if he can capture your heart through pride.
A Place to Eat, Sleep, and Watch
Emptiness in the Modern Household
Jul 12, 2021
For many families today, the household is mainly a place of eating, sleeping, and entertainment. For many families in the past, it was a place of production and purpose.
At Home in Wakanda
Feb 19, 2018
The theater pulsed with excitement. Black culture was celebrated. ‘Black Panther’ rallied us together. Was it wrong to feel so at home?
Singleness Was a Curse
Aug 27, 2018
What God really says about singleness is often drowned out with empty Christian clichés about how wonderful singleness is.
To Great Things That Never Came
Mar 21, 2018
Hope loves the whole story. Hope breathes, laughs, and draws courage from knowing there are more pages to be read.
Let the Dead Date the Dead
The Matches Satan Loves to Make
Nov 13, 2018
If he cannot have you any other way, Satan will do everything he can to make an unbelieving “friend” look stunningly charming, attractive, exciting.
Murder by Any Other Name
Introducing Fourth-Term Abortion
Mar 2, 2019
America is in the middle of a holocaust. Can we now, legally and otherwise, look at children out of the womb and kill them?
Let Go of the Life You Wanted
Mar 26, 2019
Let go of the life that never came. Embrace the life you have. Wait for the life that soon shall be.
Friends Who Fell Away
When Apostasy Comes Close to Home
Feb 15, 2023
They sang with us in church, confessed to be Christ’s, renounced the world and Satan — and later walked away. How can we make sense of such painful apostasies?
The Great Wall of Cotton
Why We Hit Snooze on God
Aug 14, 2017
One of the most vital questions we continually face as modern Christians is this: Savior or the snooze button?
You Are Who God Says You Are
Jun 3, 2018
If we Christians believed half of what God says about us in Scripture, we would never need to prop ourselves up with cheap self-esteem.
The Curse Under Our Breath
What Grumbling Sounds Like to God
Jan 8, 2023
If we could hear all that our grumbling says, we would be slower to murmur and quicker to seek more joy in God.
Don’t Be Yourself
Dec 26, 2017
Don’t “just be yourself.” Be something greater. Be the version of you that Jesus died to create.
In Love with the Life You Don’t Have
Jan 30, 2022
Discontentment comes subtly, easily, naturally. Contentment comes slowly, deeply, supernaturally.
The Ministry of the Pew
Sunday Morning for Normal Christians
Apr 23, 2023
How many of us arrive on Sunday mornings, sing, listen, and then leave?
The Sin of Doing Nothing
Mar 5, 2021
The most subtle way to waste our lives would be to do every possible good thing except the great good Jesus specifically told us to do.
Bored to Death
How Triviality Ruins a Man
May 30, 2021
Life is short. Eternity presses near. Don’t let Satan tempt you into wasting the few breaths you have on what is trivial.
Seven Ways to Sabotage Your Prayer Life
Jan 15, 2020
You cannot earn God’s ear in prayer, but you can lose it. Consider seven ways how (not) to sabotage your prayer life.
Roast What You Kill
Becoming a Man Who Follows Through
May 18, 2023
Meet the sophisticated sloth: he dates but never marries, attends church but never joins, works hard only when others watch — and rarely finishes what he begins.
Say What No One Else Will
The Men We Need as the World Drowns
Jan 3, 2020
Men of God, unwilling to speak when something needs to be said, live in the shadows of what we were made to be.
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