But Politics Is Easier…

A man's life will never get meaningfully better if he spends more time raving about politics than dealing with the sin in his own heart. I know this from experience, but more importantly I know this from God's Word. The human heart is where evil springs from. And so the primary source of strife, pain,... Continue Reading →

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15 Things Men Need

I offer these without the qualifications I'd give in a longer piece for two reasons: I'm limited for time and want to get this out while it's fresh in my mind and heart, and sometimes a series of short, punchy truths is nice, and worth the risk of being misinterpreted. So take these for the... Continue Reading →

He Is Sovereign Over Your Pain

A Christian can know that His God is sovereign over his pain. And that is a great comfort. It's also a source of hope and joy not only in spite of pain but through pain. Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia,... Continue Reading →

Preparing for Pain

No one in this life is beyond the the possibility of deep sin or crisis or crippling despair. No one is beyond the reach of life simply falling apart. Which is another way of saying that no one is beyond needing Jesus. I read a 1994 Washington Post story about a normal family man who... Continue Reading →

A Tick On the Clock

If none of the things you want most out of life could be resolved by Jesus coming back, your heart is not calibrated correctly.   Your heart was designed to commune with God.  It’s in God that you can have the peace and hope and joy that you thirst for.  And when the Son of God returns... Continue Reading →

My Worst Enemy

I won’t waste your time:  My worst enemy is my own sin.   I am always tempted to look at what others have done to me, or are currently doing to me, or how I'm being shortchanged in a certain way as my biggest problem.  It makes sense to a shortsighted, self-centered mind.   "The... Continue Reading →

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