Should We Save Our Children From the Flames of Hell?

Jenell Paris

  By Jenell Paris “Being saved is about your whole life, and all the decisions you make each day. You can’t just rest on the fact that you prayed a certain prayer.” So said my childhood friend, now a mother of small children, when I asked whether she is teaching her children to become born-again [Read More...]

The Idol of Love

Mom and Dad are great parents. It is not Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, but events of the past week have set me to thinking about parents, love, and friendship. One virtue they had: my brother and I knew they would always love us. So long as they had anything, we would have something. They [Read More...]

The Bible Miniseries – the Computer Game

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Brent Dusing is the founder and CEO of Lightside Games, which seeks to make computer games (so far they’ve mostly been Facebook-based games) that involve players in the stories of the Bible. Their Journey of Moses and Journey of Jesus have both been phenomenally successful. Now they’ve partnered with the History Channel’s Bible miniseries to [Read More...]

Parenting in an Age of Affluence

Karina on one of her now-frequent water delivery missions to Africa.

I’ve been fortunate to come to know a lot of extraordinary people.  One of them is Ivy Ku, an exceptionally talented doctor (a Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Harvard pedigree isn’t too shabby) who is also an exceptionally committed follower of Jesus.  My wife grew up with Ivy, and Ivy and her husband are seeking to [Read More...]

An Open Letter to Anyone Who Wants to Marry My Daughter

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At the time I was dating my wife, I was a white guy (still am, in fact) without a whole lot of earning potential.  My now-wife was a Chinese-American (still is) with a promising future and another Chinese-American medical student waiting in the wings to be the man in her life and provide material comfort [Read More...]