Category Archives: Life & Culture

Don’t Take for Granted the Fragile Blessing of Civility

Recent developments should trouble the heart of anyone who loves liberty.

Also posted in Christianity, Politics, Pro-Life Witness | | 5 Comments

“13 Reasons Why” Is Deceptive and Destructive

Netflix’s new teen drama on suicide is wildly popular. I cannot overstate how destructive it is.

Also posted in Christian Living, Clear Winter Nights, Counseling, Culture / Entertainment, Missions / Evangelism, Personal, Theology, This Is Our Time | | 29 Comments

Steven Curtis Chapman and the Christian Life as a ‘Great Adventure’

An appreciation of the autobiography of one of my favorite singers.

Also posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, Music | | 4 Comments

The 5 Weightiest Words of Love

Why the wedding day is tied to the funeral service.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, This Is Our Time | | 4 Comments

Why Our Son Doesn’t Have a Smartphone

Maybe we parents, who are too often glued to our phones, should contemplate what we’re saying “yes” to.

Also posted in Christian Living, Culture / Entertainment, Technology | | 18 Comments

‘Alternative Facts’ and Christians as Gullible Skeptics

We’re skeptical toward mainstream media, and gullible toward sites that affirm what we already believe.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Politics | | 24 Comments

The Crown, The Pastorate, and Hidden Vulnerability

On the inevitability and importance of hidden vulnerability in pastoral ministry.

Also posted in Church Issues, Culture / Entertainment, Discipleship, Future of the Church | | 1 Comment

Are Chip and Joanna Gaines ‘Cultural Heretics’?

The Gaines family comes under fire for belonging to a church that opposes same-sex marriage.

Also posted in Christian Living, Christianity, Culture / Entertainment, Homosexuality | | 27 Comments

The Christmas Hymn G. K. Chesterton’s Wife Gave Us

“How Far Is It To Bethlehem,” in light of a couple’s infertility.

Also posted in Christianity, Devotional Thoughts, Music | | 1 Comment

Experiencing Life Among ‘The Infidels’

An inside look at Christians fleeing the shadow of ISIS.

Also posted in Christianity, Current Events, World News | | 1 Comment