Sean LoweWhy Does Your Kid Know Who I Am?
One of the best parts about being “The Bachelor” is meeting the show’s fans wherever we go. But sometimes the fans seem a little on the .... YOUNG side.
This Is Not A BlogDawson’s Creek Is So Much More Fun to Watch When Reenacted by Dachshunds
Some videos just beg to be made.
Ask ShauntiSecond Marriage Skepticism
Dear Shaunti, I’ve been dating a wonderful man for two years and he wants to get married, but I’ve been a single mom for almost eight years – and I just can’t get past the fact that 60 percent (or more) of second marriages don’t make it. Should I even get married again, and if [Read More...]
TinselFury (dir. David Ayer, USA/UK, 2014)
Writer/director David Ayer's tight narrative, psychological nuance, and near-tactile evocation of war's squalor sets a high standard for the WW2 films yet to come before year’s end.
Building CathedralsOn the Feast of St. John Paul II
Happy Feast of St. John Paul II! Here are a couple of resources that I wanted to pass along before the day is over: 1) Jason Evert has written a book called St. John Paul the Great: His First Loves – I can’t wait to read it! 2) I stumbled upon this cute animated video [Read More...]
Church for MenThe #1 question facing men’s ministry
What is the purpose of men's ministry – to focus men on new battles, or to help men win the battles they already face?
Searching for Tom SawyerThe New Utopia: A Genderless Society?
The Lincoln Public School system recently trained its teachers to create a gender-neutral, or gender-inclusive, environment in their classrooms (and don’t let the fact that FOX News broke the story take away from the fact that this is a real story—see this link from the JournalStar.) The intent of the training, according to the higher [Read More...]
The Homeschool ChroniclesAndrew Jackson On The $20 Bill: Let’s Not Hide From History
As we were watching an episode of We Shall Remain, the PBS series about Native Americans, Zach said, “I just can’t see anything else where the Americans are the bad guys.” Ezra replied, “Yeah, it’s freakin’ me out.” It’s not that we hadn’t studied awful aspects of American history before. We studied the role of [Read More...]
Wordy NerdyWho Needs God?
A ministry dirty secret is how hard you can work for the Kingdom of God without actually needing God at all. Read how spiritual direction is different.
A Few Grown MenAfrica to Texas with No Screening
Last month I went to Uganda for two weeks, then flew back to Texas. On the way there, Uganda health inspectors checked us thoroughly. On the way home… the U.S. didn’t do a thing. I kid you not. I looked at my dad who made the journey with me and said, “Seriously?” The contrast was ridiculous. [Read More...]