Marriage Is Not the Mission
Apr 17, 2017
To live is not to marry. To live is not to raise children. To live is not to find “the one.” To live is Jesus Christ.
Not Safe, But Good
The Men We Desperately Need Today
Jun 7, 2019
Have we, as men, chosen the conveniences of niceness over the discomforts of genuine Christlikeness?
Find a Friend to Wound You
Sep 17, 2016
In a world of political correctness and hypersensitivity to criticism, friends with backbones are nearly as extinct as they are unwelcome.
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?
How (Not) to Stay Lukewarm
Nov 19, 2017
I was separated from Christ, lost in my sins, under the wrath of God — all the while thinking I was a Christian.
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.
Today Is an Anniversary
A Toast to Roe v. Wade
Jan 22, 2016
Since the gavel sounded on Roe v. Wade, more than 17 million black children have been killed in their mother’s womb.
Lift Her Chin with Love
Nov 27, 2018
Christian husbands speak for God when they look their wife in the eyes and whisper, “You are beautiful, my love. There is no flaw in you.”
It Was My Sin That Held Him There
Weeping at the Foot of the Cross
Mar 30, 2018
He was forsaken so that we might be accepted. He was crushed so that we might be healed. He was killed so that we might live.
Behold Your Queen
The Real Conflict in Captain Marvel
Mar 11, 2019
Disney has not been shy about their hopes for the latest superhero(ine) to step into the Marvel universe. Should we be?
How to Love When You Don’t Feel It
Feb 16, 2017
Sin often wraps its cold, lifeless fingers around our hearts, and chills us toward God and others. We must feed love the fuel of faith-filled action.
May She Be My Delight
A Prayer for Every Husband
Jan 15, 2019
Husbands, may our wives never say our mark was indifference, harshness, or regret, but, “His banner over me is love.”
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.
Emotions Make Terrible Gods
Taking Control of Our Feelings
Jan 9, 2019
You will not find the real you by giving in to your emotions, but by surrendering your emotions to God.
Grooming the Next Generation
Did Gillette Miss a Spot?
Jan 18, 2019
Cities crumble when men are brutal toward the weak — and when men fail to act like men.
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.
The Valley We Would Not Choose
Mar 26, 2020
We may think we know Psalm 23, but there are treasures hiding in the valley that many of us miss.
‘Happy Wife, Happy Life’
And Other Misleading Advice to Young Husbands
Jun 19, 2018
Lasting joy in our marriages is found in living out the drama of Christ and his bride, not Adam and his.
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.
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.
How to Train Your Dragons
Killing Pet Sins Before They Kill You
Oct 14, 2017
Too many Christians try to wean ourselves off of sin instead of killing it. But Jesus said to the forgiven, “Go and sin no more.”
Heaven Thundered Hallelujah
Watching Easter with Angels
Apr 12, 2020
On the first Easter Sunday, demons gaped, Pharisees scrambled, disciples wondered. And all heaven thundered hallelujah.
Some Wounds Never Heal
Feb 11, 2020
Some bruises remain dark, some cuts leave scars, some aches never fade, some wounds never heal.
The Most Subtle Form of Pride
Sep 4, 2017
Christ alone strengthens timid hearts, emboldens scared disciples, and makes the weak strong.