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 →

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60 Seconds On Kindness Not Being Weak

It's false that kindness is intrinsically weak. There certainly are people who are nice because they are scared or want to avoid all conflict, and that is wrong. But that does not mean that all kindness is wishy-washy or spineless. True kindness is strong because it takes more of yourself to truly and thoroughly care... Continue Reading →

Palm Sunday Thought

God the Father condemned Jesus for my sins.   Jesus died to have me.   Despite the fact that I was a sexual deviant, disobedient to my loving parents, nasty to friends and acquaintances, and a drunken revolver, the God who is Father and Son and Spirit authored a plan to adopt me.  The Gospel,... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds for Sunday

The church.   We have the most important message in the world.  It is that God can take bad, broken people and remake them.  And that He likes doing this.  It is His (in two senses of the word) passion.  It is what He died to do, and what He rose to enjoy.   The message... Continue Reading →

There Will Be Pain

If you are not prepared to see setbacks, you are not prepared to see the Christian life.   If, however, you are simply not prepared to withstand setbacks, then you actually have one of the ingredients necessary for the Christian life:  Broken, incapable humanity.    One thing you must not be able to do if... Continue Reading →

He Loves Kids, So Should We

One of the indicators of how much you love God is how much you love what God loves. And God loves children. And God blessed them. And God said to them, 'Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds... Continue Reading →

60 Seconds On the Truest Love

Worldview matters.  Ask anyone who's spent time in both Riyadh and Beverly Hills.  Or in Pyongyang and Paris.  How a people views the world dictates much of what they do.  And why they do it.   Sharia reveals Islam to be an ultimately political worldview.  Contemporary life in the West reveals secularism to be a materialistic... Continue Reading →

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