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 →

Obsession With Politics

It seems to me that the hollowed out American soul is obsessed with political identity. The thirsts for meaning and for belonging to something bigger than one's self haven't been met by SmartPhones and Netflix and casual dating, haven't been met by materialism or shallow relationships, and so the American soul seeks belonging and meaning... Continue Reading →

Gods and Gifts

In order to love what God has made well, one must love God. Without acknowledging the Creator, love of created things will veer off in a bad direction. It may move towards pure idolatry, where one worships and seeks ultimate meaning and joy from created things (food, family, human affection, human respect, etc.). You might... Continue Reading →

Starlight and Dawn

I want to enjoy my wife and my kids. They will only be my wife and my children here, on this earth, and only once. After my Jesus returns there were will be something much better and much more lasting, the solid reality of which marriage and parenting are simply good whispers. Then these blessings... Continue Reading →

That Our Sons Might Be Good Men

Do something.  Build something.  Improve something.  This bundle of impulses lies at the heart of manhood.  And if you don’t understand that, you don’t yet understand manhood.   And our culture doesn’t understand manhood.   It doesn’t understand why it exists, what is good about it, or who possesses it.  I read an article today... Continue Reading →

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