The Goo Goo Dolls hit it big in the 90’s with a beautiful paradox in their hit song “Name.” Why did the song work and what does it reveal about our hearts?
Walking and working out just what it means to be discipled and to be a disciple-maker.
Contemplating a friend’s hard loss, and what hope might be found in bee stings and diamonds.
What if you could talk to a younger version of yourself before you made that one pivotal decision? Thoughts on men and marriage.
What is beauty? Where can it be found? What can it do? Finding clarity in the middle of Western movies and my wife’s battle with cancer.
Yes…as a matter of fact, a robotic nurse actually can revolutionize a tired Hollywood theme with Gospel truth. Read this now…fer yer health!
What brings real hope and comfort in suffering? What sets Christianity apart from everything else? The scars of God.
Storms approach. The hurricane arrives. Cancer is here. But under the waves…we find the wild, free, surprising grace of God.
Could the…(gulp)..rom-com’s actually point us toward a bigger truth? What can these type of films tell us about the pursuit of God?
The final post in a series about fathers and the Father. May these encouragements find their way to your heart.
Fighting off nurses. Asking tough questions. Discovering real fatherhood through the Ultimate Father. This is the second post in a series on fathers.
Multiple problems, one solution. The first in a series of posts about fatherhood.
What will you do for a two-yard gain? Examining challenges, growth, giants, desires and…Dallas Cowboys.
Examining church conflict, confused dogs, and the mirrors we must hold up.
The final in a series of posts about the spiritual discipline of keeping a journal.
The first in a two-part series examining a helpful tool for growing in Christ.
What can we learn about dealing with (repeated) failure from Kobe Bryant? What will we do about an 0-for-9 place in our lives?
Two men. Two unlikely recoveries. One awesome God.
Embracing the mission of God with the simplicity of the wolf.
Thoughts on comebacks, Easter, and the ultimate scoreboard.
Looking for a cure for lukewarm Christianity in the story of Elijah and the great showdown.
Examining the Gospel infiltration of the hip hop culture and what it shows every Christian about boldly declaring the truth.
One of the hardest commands that God ever gives…and He gives it twice! A look at Hosea and the close love of God.
The wisdom of Pop-tart directions and how to have a good year.
A treasured text from guest writer Scott Higginbotham. A pastor’s look at 1 Corinthians and the hope available, even during a loss.
A treasured text from guest writer Jerry Canupp on the goodness of Romans 8.
The beautiful and freeing restrictions of God’s design for marriage.
Tracing the Gospel through an underdog movie and a classic 90’s rock song.
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I can be a hypocrite about sickness. See, when the wife starts to feel bad for any reason, I’ll push her to go get it checked out by the doctor. … Continue reading
A treasured text from guest writer Mike Murrie. Thinking through a simple phrase that applies even when life seems complex.
As a relatively new parent (our oldest is 4), I’m always reading parenting books, observing other parents, and asking questions. Good, Godly wisdom is out there (as it says repeatedly … Continue reading
There was a time when I spent 20 minutes crawling on my stomach for the chance to scare one of my best friends. And yes, it’s possible (ahem, likely) that … Continue reading