Man on the RunAfter Another Terrible Tragedy....
How do we help our kids make sense of it? One answer is so simple yet so profound.
Mama: MonkOne Good Phrase: Mihee Kim-Kort (Be different.)
Mihee Kim-Kort is whip-smart, kind, and somehow able to get at the nitty gritty of theology in a vulnerable and approachable way. Every time I read her work, I’m challenged by it. And I consider it an honor to host her today. Most of my life, I have struggled with wanting to belong. To [...]
Building CathedralsLucky Fourth
Three kids is the new two, right? And so now the fourth-born is the “extra” one, who lacks love and attention and tags along as the prime three enjoy the limelight. In fact, I think my fourth-born has a pretty sweet life. He’s doted on by his three older siblings of course. But also, he [...]
Bristol's BlogNot Really Funny
Have you ever noticed how comedians always poke fun at conservatives, and then throw their hands up in the air when we’re offended?
The Homeschool ChroniclesBlogging Is Hazardous To Your Spiritual Health: Why I Do It Anyway
Blogging is good for her spiritual life. Blogging is bad for her spiritual life. What's a girl to do?
Wordy NerdyWhy I Want My Kids to “Party” More
I want my kids to party more than they do--here's my plan
French RevolutionThe IRS Targets Adoptive Families
You think it stops with the TEA party? David French uncovers a new IRS scandal: the government agency has been targeting adoptive families.
Man on the RunHelping Children Through National Tragedies
“Did you hear that children my age probably died in that tornado today, Daddy?” Those were the first words out of my eight-year-old daughter’s mouth when I got home from work last night. I can’t imagine what it must be like to grow up in a day so filled with tragedy AND instant media coverage. [...]
Thin PlacesWill You Help Bring Timofei Home? Down Syndrome, the Russian Adoption Ban, and a Little Boy Who Needs a Family
TinselFamily Man Brad Pitt: ‘I Haven’t Known Life to Be Any Happier’
The superstar talks about raising kids, his change in focus, and life with Angelina Jolie.
A Few Grown MenDoes a lack of men lead to liberalism? (part 1)
In the past five years several mainline denominations moved to the left, particularly on issues surrounding relationships, homosexuality and gender identity. In 2009 the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America allowed same-sex marriages. Last summer Presbyterian Church (USA) came within a handful of votes of doing the same, but backed away from the cliff at the [...]
Muslimah Next DoorUmar Lee Converts Back to Christianity
Prominent (former) American Muslim Umar Lee has converted back to Christianity, and the blogosphere and social networks are on fire. Lee was guided from “streets of St. Louis and a working Southern Baptist home to Islam as a teenager,” according to his author profile on Amazon. He has been featured on the Voice of America, [...]