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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

How to Get an Autographed Copy of my Book, an iPad Mini, and Other Cool Stuff

My publisher really wants you to start pre-ordering my book now, so they've set up a few bribes... um... incentives. If you order one book -- and send them the receipt -- you get these free bonus items when the book comes out. Here are the details!

Ask Shaunti

Doggone it, Most Marriages Are Happy!

Dear Shaunti: My wife and I have been married for five years, and I’ve had back surgery more pleasant than my marriage is right now. We know most marriages aren’t great, but thought we would be the exception to the rule. But since we’re not, I think it would be best to cut our losses [Read More...]

Tinsel

James Gandolfini’s Praiseworthy Final Bow: The Drop

Fans of The Sopranos and The Wire will discover much to appreciate in this fine suspense film.

Building Cathedrals

Can Kids Still Play Outside?

The issues brought up in this article in which a Texas woman was visited by CPS for allowing her child to play 150 yards from her house completely freak me out. I don’t know any details about this particular case other than what is in the article, but I often have fears about letting me [Read More...]

Church for Men

How Christian radio poisons boys’ faith

As radio stations pursue middle age female listeners, they unwittingly set up young men to abandon the faith.

Searching for Tom Sawyer

The Imperative for Brain-Washing our Kids

I’ve been a pastor for over 30 years. For the last 9 years a part of my focus has been on the challenges boys face in the 21st Century, and the challenge churches face in keeping boys engaged. 70-90% of all boys will leave the Christian Church, and most won’t come back. Often, when I [Read More...]

The Homeschool Chronicles

Andrew 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 Nerdy

Who 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 Men

Are your 10 biggest life rocks in place?

Can you define what the biggest pieces of your life are, and have you worked to fit them into place? It’s not as hard as you might think.

Does Church Need to Be More Manly?

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