Before he was nailed he was screwed

Christ's suffering

Even before the nails pierced Jesus’ hands and feet, Christ faced a cascade of betrayals. Pardon my blunt language: before he was nailed he was screwed. [Read more...]

Pastors, you should mention ISIS this Sunday


You have an opportunity to use this tragic tale to stir the hearts of your men. [Read more...]

The altar girl controversy


Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco recently pulled the plug on its 20-year-long experiment with altar girls. The media saw this as a simple case of discrimination. But there’s more to the story… [Read more...]

Will individualism kill corporate worship?

Mr. First-on-his-feet

If we come together to do our own thing, why even come together? [Read more...]

Why men don’t read the Bible

Bible Reading

Polls indicate a high level of respect for and belief in the Bible – yet few people actually read it. Why is this? And by extension, why is it so hard to get Christian men to read their Bibles (or a Christian book)? [Read more...]

How to not be a hypocrite in 2015


As we enter 2015, I’d like to suggest a simple, 100% effective way to avoid becoming a hypocrite. [Read more...]

Stop telling me to fall in love with Jesus


When I think of my faith, I do not see it as a love affair. I don’t envision myself sitting across a table in a candlelit restaurant, staring into Jesus’ eyes, casually flirting with him. I don’t picture myself walking hand-in-hand on a beach, opening a love note from Jesus, or climbing into bed next to him. [Read more...]