Choosing what is better

Choosing what is better Prioritizing is perhaps the greatest of all Western philosophies. We, who are privileged to live in the Western world, have thousands of choices each day, from coffee to clothing to traffic routes to planning our day’s activities. Not to...

Who is God the Father to you?

Who is God the Father to you? Daddy, Dad, Father, Papa, Daddio, Pop. These titles, and many more, draw up a wide, tumultuous range of emotions for us. Each, in its own way, suggests a level of intimacy and connection, a unique blending of two lives in a relationship...

3 reasons you should visit a cemetery

3 Reasons You Should Visit a Cemetery This past week, only days after Memorial Day, I ironically found myself attending 2 funerals and visiting 2 cemeteries. I listened to Taps from a Marine bugle, I watched a flag being folded and unfolded by 2 solemn officers, and I...

What I’m Thinking About this Memorial Day

What I’m Thinking About this Memorial Day Most people I know are happy about Memorial Day, There’s no school, no work, and probably some beach or pool time. They throw burgers on the grill and spend time in the sun. But that’s not what I’m thinking about on Memorial...

8 ways to transfer faith to your kids

8 Ways to Transfer Faith to Your Kids I doubt if any Christian parent wants to “shove religion down the throat” of his child. But sometimes, we’re not sure how to get our kids to want to go to church or read their Bibles or have spiritually-stimulating conversations....

Sarah Bessey and Christian Chauvinism

Sarah Bessey and Christian Chauvinism Sarah Bessey and Relevant Magazine recently teamed up on Twitter for a social/spiritual experiment: to find out how prejudiced the church is regarding women in leadership. Sarah’s Twitter feed blew up, as you might imagine. Yes,...

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