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May 18, 2017
Against the Recreational Household, preliminary thoughts, Part 1
Once upon a time the economy lived at home. Households were for work and the...
May 15, 2017
About That Article I Wrote for National Review
I had something of a ride last week following the publication of something I wrote...
May 08, 2017
Why I don’t read most books for men written by evangelicals
Most books for men conform to the expectations of the modern world.
April 26, 2017
Liberalism & the Curse of Debt-Free Living
Liberalism is only honest when men spontaneously generate. Any other way of coming into being...
April 20, 2017
Re-enchanting Male & Female
We're in a bad way, but we may be coming to the end of it....
April 11, 2017
The Way of Men: Nietzsche or Aristotle?
When I was in graduate school (Harvard Divinity School) one of my professors put the...
April 06, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Infant Baptism
Largely it is axiomatic among libertarians that human institutions are fictions and only individuals are...
March 31, 2017
Honest Work in a Virtual World, Thoughts on Working with Your Hands
I learned how to frame when I was in seminary. What I mean by "frame"...
March 28, 2017
Man of the House: Why Did I Write It?
I'm pleased to announce that my latest nonfiction book is available for preorder from my...
March 24, 2017
Return to Fruitfulness, that’s an Order
By their fruits you shall know them. Matthew 7:16 The hermeneutics of suspicion have made...
March 17, 2017
Why the cultural mandate comes first
Genesis 1:26-28 (ESV) 26 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have...
March 15, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Father Abraham
The spirit of Marcion is with us to the present day. Marcion you may recall...
March 07, 2017
Bombadil at Home
When it comes to what the Bible means by taking dominion Tom Bombadil comes to...
March 02, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Family as Image of the Covenant
We live in a world where the givens of family life no longer can be...
February 28, 2017
Freedom: I don’t think it means what you think it means
One of the conceptual blocks I ran into as a young convert was the notion...
February 25, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Priestly Fatherhood
Christian family-based religious life is so dissimilar to the practices of biblical patriarchs there are...
February 16, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Corporate Personality
I have long suspected that the real reason American evangelicals are so ignorant about the...
February 14, 2017
Masculinity and the Church (I am interviewed by Radio Free Christendom)
I am pleased to present a podcast of Radio Free Christendom in which I...
February 10, 2017
Theological Foundations of the Family: Carrier of the Covenant
Sometimes you learn the importance of something because you have it and can't imagine life...
February 07, 2017
Deconstructing Feminized Fatherhood
We must live our lives in a larger structure of meaning than we can build...
February 02, 2017
Real Men Don’t Virtue Signal
Virtue signaling is the new self-righteousness. And self-righteousness is for sissies. Every once in a...
January 31, 2017
The Family that Stays Together Can Pray Together
That little reversal in the title of this post is intended to shake you out...
January 26, 2017
Feminism, the Women’s March, and Aesthetics
The other day I stumbled across a post by a fellow Patheos blogger entitled, The...
January 24, 2017
I Am Weary of the World-Weariness of the Unaccomplished
The best way to avoid disappointment is to not even try. Life is struggle. Jacob...
January 17, 2017
Androphobia Is a Real Thing: And Many Pastors Suffer From It
If you're afraid of your plumber you've got a real problem. Now I'm assuming your...
January 10, 2017
Why I Don’t Hit Girls
I have a little sister, and like many children who grow frustrated with tagalong siblings,...
January 06, 2017
I Shall Return!
I'm pleased to announce that I've finally gotten my manuscript in to the publisher for...
December 21, 2016
The Church Impotent–the transitional paragraph
My last post noted that I'm working my way through Leon Podle's fine book, The...
December 14, 2016
Why Western Christianity is Effeminate, Part 1
I'm in the midst of a flurry of last minute edits to my manuscript, Man...
December 07, 2016
Families: No Room in the Church-Inn
I just finished reading a book that I've been commissioned to review for Touchstone Magazine....
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