Stop Acting Like Your Politics Can Make You Righteous

"I support more federal funding for education. And I support more federal and state funding for paid maternity leave." "I want the government to lower its taxation of its citizens. I want the government to protect the freedom of its citizens to educate their children and be entrepreneurial and own firearms." "I want the rich... Continue Reading →

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60 Seconds On Bad Environmentalism

There is a certain slice of the environmentalist pie that gives the impression that humanity is a plague. That's a problem. Among other things, you can't believe humanity is a plague and be loving. But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons... Continue Reading →

How I Apologize to My Kids

*There seems to have been some interest in these practical family and parenting posts.  I do not write as an expert in anything.  This is simply one sinner saved by grace explaining his best approach to those awful 5 minutes after slamming a door or yelling at his children, when he realizes he behaved like... Continue Reading →

Killing Anxiety

For a Christian, anxious thinking is illogical thinking.   When a Christian is anxious, he is assigning more weight, more power, to his problem than to God.  This is, after all, the God He professes is sovereign and who He claims loves him.  And yet here this Christian is, worried and nervous and agitated and irritable.... Continue Reading →

30 Seconds of Christian Comfort

Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on.  Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?  Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather... Continue Reading →

This Great Revolution

The greatest revolution in history is the revolt of the Kingdom of Jesus against the ruler of this dark air, against the principalities of self-love and pride and idolatry and greed that have set themselves up as "kings" in this world.   The greatest revolt of all time is the one eternal light is mounting... Continue Reading →

Long, Long Shadows and A Light

Sin never stops where you think it will.  Your repeated anger leads to latent bitterness which leads to relationship-destroying gossip.   Your pornography-viewing leads to unmarital sex which leads to one parent raising a child in isolation which leads to crippling resentment.   Unchecked sin always spreads, and kills where it does.  Like cancer.  ... Continue Reading →

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