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 →

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The Gospel In Adultery and Murder

Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king’s house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance. So David sent and inquired about the woman. And one said, ‘Is this not Bathsheba, the daughter of Eliam,... Continue Reading →

Love and Hate

A Christian should have many loves, because the God He sees and knows as beautiful is the God who made this world.  And, like everybody, all of his hatreds flow from his loves.  But with the healthy  Christian, this principle works out for the benefit of the wider world. The Christian whose heart is in... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds On Men and Women

   You honor neither women nor their Maker by treating them as if they are identical to men.  Men and women are both made in the image of God, both reflect His beauty and glory, and (if believers in Jesus) are both co-heirs of eternal life.   But they are not identical.   A husband... Continue Reading →

Way Down Deep

   One of the things my wife has illustrated for me is that mere talk about love isn't love. If I FaceBook about how people need to be more loving but spend all my time and money and energy on myself, I'm not really a loving man.  I'm a talking man.   Better to be both. ... Continue Reading →

For Dads and Tippers

I tip the way I do because of my father. My dad was a restaurant manager when God saved him from heroin addiction, right before I was born. So as a young man who had managed, served in, cooked for, and delivered pizzas for a local Cincinnati pizzeria for years, he always made a point... Continue Reading →

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