Over the past two weeks I have heard a lot about Joshua Harris and his departure from not only his wife, but from Christ and the Church. This story is heartbreaking to me, as is any story about someone getting divorced or leaving their faith in Jesus Christ. I read his two books nearly fifteen years ago, and they weren't life-shattering. My family taught and upheld basic Christian sexual ethics already. The main message of his books were simply nice anecdotes in support of vi
Longing for Motherhood is not a book you would expect to find men reading and enjoying. The title indicates an emotional depth related exclusively to maternal concerns. I assure you there is a lot to this book which applies far more broadly than infertility. I loved reading this book by my friend, Chelsea Patterson Sobolik. I got it in the mail when it was published, and was able to read it one day when my office was closed and I had the whole day set aside for reading. I sta
Save, O Lord, for the godly one is gone;
for the faithful have vanished from among the children of man.
Everyone utters lies to his neighbor;
with flattering lips and a double heart they speak. May the Lord cut off all flattering lips,
the tongue that makes great boasts,
those who say, “With our tongue we will prevail,
our lips are with us; who is master over us?” “Because the poor are plundered, because the needy groan,
I will now arise,” says the
What kind of video do you get when the Bible Society of Australia films a gay Liberal Member of Parliament ("MP") and a Christian Liberal MP discussing same-sex marriage over beers? I don't know, because I never got to watch it. The Bible Society took their video down after legal threats from the brewery which made the beers. The "Keeping it Light" video produced by the Bible Society was tragically misnamed. The release of the video, where the two parliamentarians discuss the
I am a Christian first and foremost. My identity in Christ prevails over all other aspects in each dimension of my life. . .