For Shame

I used to not believe in a young earth. And I remember why. It wasn't scientific evidence to the contrary. No, I remember. I remember it well. I can recall walking through the Creation Museum here in the Cincinnati area because some Christian friends of my father took a few of us and being so... Continue Reading →

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4 Things for Husbands and Dads to Pray For

A husband and father is the head of his covenant family. And in this way his petitions and prayers before the Almighty are profoundly important for everyone in the family. Briefly, I offer four things he should pray for. HolinessA father should not be drunk. A husband should not have an affair. Christian men who... Continue Reading →

A Grand Love

Marriage is a promise to be made. A covenant. It is the first human relationship God ever authored, and it is the most precious. And it is one of deep, abiding love. Love, by definition, must be committed. Love is no fragile thing, or else it is not love. We take vows when we marry... 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 →

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 →

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