Relationships & Losing Control

Am slowly working through Lesslie Newbigin’s “Christian Freedom in the Modern World.” In light of the last post from The Marrow of Modern Divinity, I thought this a mighty helpful teasing out of not only the human relationship we were intended to...

Brad Pitt on Choosing to Love

I confess. I have a love-hate relationship with Brad Pitt. I found myself enjoying his acting (love), but every girl I have ever had a crush on was in love with him (hate). Thus, I was reticent to post this due to that strange relationship. Yet, I found his...

A Simple Conversation with a Profound Presence

It was a simple conversation in the afternoon during a lunch break. I had called my wife to see how her day was going. I could tell she was a little flabbergasted as my three young children were screaming in the background. I miraculously found myself listening and...

Real Marriage DVD Curriculum Review

Mark & Grace Driscoll Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, & Life Together DVD curriculum Mark & Grace Driscoll started a firestorm a few months ago as they wrote a book that unabashedly and openly (for some too openly!) tackles the issue of...

Life Ready

In the church, too much time is spent being reactive (fixing issues) rather than being proactive (preparing people for adversity). Family Life has launched a curriculum that looks very promising. Robert Lewis cites the four commands in Genesis as the impetus for the...