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?
‘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.
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?
The Dark Side of Small Group
Feb 27, 2017
If our churches and small groups leave us feeling like sin is not really that bad, even Satan will try to convince us to go.
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.
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.
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.
The Most Subtle Form of Pride
Sep 4, 2017
Christ alone strengthens timid hearts, emboldens scared disciples, and makes the weak strong.
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.”
Have You Left Your First Love?
Jun 5, 2018
If you feel far from Christ and miss the days when you adored him, he calls you to come back in three words: remember, repent, return.
Seven Questions to Ask Your Daughter’s Boyfriend
Jan 29, 2019
As the daughters of this generation date with less supervision than ever, men of God should rise to the occasion with grace, truth, and protection.
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.”
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.
The Girl You Want May Not Exist
How Pride Keeps Some Men Single
Aug 13, 2019
Before you reject a godly Christian woman because she’s not your “type,” ask if you need to break up with your type.
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.
How to Sabotage a Bible Study
Jul 30, 2018
The tragic irony in many group Bible studies is that God’s word sits open on our laps while we discuss our own thoughts and opinions.
A Marriage Made in Hell
How Satan Counsels Christian Couples
Oct 15, 2018
Satan ruins marriages through lying, adultery, and abuse, but he also attacks in another sinister, more subtle way.
‘I Never Knew You’
Fatal Dreams of the Religious Lost
Nov 14, 2019
Is any lostness worse than remaining lost while believing you’re found?
The Darker Side of Small Group
Feb 17, 2018
If you assume everyone in your small group is saved, it will become a haven for Satan, not an outpost against him.
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.”
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.
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.
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