60 Seconds On Being a Better Nation

A nation that routinely murders its children has lost all moral authority to speak powerfully on love or goodness. The world needs good men saying good things. It needs righteous kings who will declare righteousness. We starve on this planet for nations of goodness and justice and truth. I love my country, and I want... Continue Reading →

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60 Seconds Asking American Repentance

There is a beauty in mothering, in giving of yourself so you can give to someone else. In spending your body and your heart to see someone else live and be well. Abortion is the act of turning that love inside out, so that the mother pays someone else to murder that life so she... Continue Reading →

30 Seconds of Thankfulness

I am thankful You have not given me what I deserve. Instead, you took what I deserve. I was a drunk, a louse, bitter, mean-spirited, disobedient. I gossiped and used people and brought shame to your Name since I did these things as a Christian. I deserved Hell. I deserved judgment. You sent church members,... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds of Gospel

The question before every human being isn't, "Am I good?" It's "What do I do with the evil and ugliness in my heart?" You have great evil, monstrous and awful thoughts and deeds, burrowing in your mind and in your behaviors. I do, too. Something must be done with them. Sin brings death, and I... Continue Reading →

A 60 Second Warning About Snark

It's been my experience that snark deadens the soul. Sarcasm has a way of numbing the senses. It puts an opaque sheen of disbelief over any sentiment, any true human feeling, eventually any experience. Snark is so cynical, in its extreme forms, anyway, that it looks through everything, so that in the end there's nothing... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds On Joy

One of the fundamental features of the Christian faith is joy. Being deeply glad and hopeful because of what Jesus has done for me, and what He promises to finish in me, is supposed to be the posture of my heart. Finally my brethren, rejoice in the Lord.  To write the same things again is... Continue Reading →

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