A Few Grown MenHow to Take Charge of your Thought-Life
We don't need to let our thoughts run all over the place. This posts shows how you can take charge.
This Is Not A BlogYou Are a Special Little Snowflake (and a Decaying Blob of Organic Matter)
Over the last several years, I’ve realized I'm goofy and pretty freakin' weird. Here are my thoughts on letting your freak flag fly.
Ask ShauntiHome to Havoc
Dear Shaunti, My husband seems to miss the point of giving me “down time.” When I get out of the house for a few hours, and he is with our five-year-old twins, I always come home to a mess! It is not like the house is trashed, but he and the kids are having such [Read More...]
TinselGiveway: Win Aronofsky’s Movie ‘Noah’ Plus Umbrella to Keep You Dry
The umbrella has a lightning decal on the inside. How cool is that?
Building Cathedrals(No More) All of a Kind Family
Our boys have loved listening to the All of a Kind Family series by Sydney Taylor, which were originally introduced to us by MaryAlice. We have definitely considered ourselves an “all of a kind” family of the opposite gender. We have very, very boyish boys. Sometimes we refer to the upstairs as the frat house. [Read More...]
Church for MenConfusing Worship with Fellowship
Megachurches attract a higher percentage of men. One of the reasons is that they’ve divided worship and fellowship into two separate events.
Searching for Tom SawyerThe Hole in a Man’s Soul–The Father Wound
If you dig deep enough into the soul of a man who for some reason seems a bit lost in life, or maybe real lost, you’ll usually find a man who never received affirmation from his father. In groups, I often ask men, by a show of hands, how many never received a blessing from [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 MenDo you know someone who’s always right? I mean, ALWAYS RIGHT!?
It’s often wisest to give a headstrong person a really wide berth. Just step to the side, and let the other person go his or her crazy way.