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Sean Lowe

Why 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 Blog

Five Things I’m Thankful for this Year… Including Dog Farts

Okay, these might not make a good Thanksgiving card, but here goes.

Ask Shaunti

When Sleeping Handsome ruins a date night

Dear Shaunti: I’m so angry with my husband that I could spit. Every now and then Dave ignores a much-needed opportunity for us to be together, and does something else instead. Like last weekend: after months of working overtime, we recently had a day all to ourselves. The kids were even at a sleepover with [Read More...]


Video: Watch the Trailer for ‘The Bible’ Sequel ‘AD’

Watch the brand new trailer for 'AD,' the story of the Book of Acts.

Building Cathedrals

Early Preparations for First Communion

Our oldest daughter is in second grade this year at our parish school. That means that this year she is preparing for her First Holy Communion. Neither my husband nor I was raised in the Catholic church. When I came into the church after college, I received my first communion and confirmation together at the [Read More...]

Church for Men

Thanksgiving vs. the outrage machine

The media is becoming one giant, seething outrage machine. It’s making it harder for us to be thankful for all we've been given.

Searching for Tom Sawyer

Confessions of a (Former) Seeker Church Pastor

I was the Associate Pastor of a large, Lutheran, Seeker-driven congregation in the Phoenix area from 1984-March 2005. And I loved every minute of it! Every day was energized by the creative passion to find new ways to connect with people disconnected from the church. My particular area of focus was on the Seeker Worship [Read More...]

The Homeschool Chronicles

Washington, Lincoln, and Obama: A Thanksgiving Day Reflection on Ferguson

When asked to choose between saving the Union and ending slavery, George Washington chose the Union. Abraham Lincoln, asked to make the same choice, wrote, “If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it. … What [Read More...]

Wordy Nerdy

Stubborn Releasing: Walking with My Kid through the Desert

My daughter's going through very bad times, yet God calls me to release her.

A Few Grown Men

3 Wise Ways to Think about Your Former Significant Others on Facebook

How should we think about the people with whom we once had serious relationships?

Does Church Need to Be More Manly?