We cherish and nurture our own body—yet in marriage we become one flesh. We take care of ourselves. We look out for ourselves. And in marriage men learn better than anywhere else to love someone else, to look after her interests, to be thoughtful and careful and kind. Continue reading marriage as transformation
Even the devout often give thanks with no consideration to the rain, the soil, the farmer, the process, or even the taste. There is no awe of the miracle, especially if it comes in a box. Continue reading on table grace
It’s not nearly as important that our children obey us as it is that they obey God. We are mere stewards and our work is to teach them God’s way and engage them with God’s heart. Continue reading a blessing for boys
Hitchens has little room to maneuver, of course, after a lifetime of mocking God and his people. Not that he wants to maneuver, from what I can see. Continue reading Oh, he of little faith
17 When the poor and needy seek water,
and there is none,
and their tongue is parched with thirst,
I the Lord will answer them;
20 that they may see and know,
may consider and understand together,
that the hand of the Lord has done this,
the Holy One of Israel has created it.
The sovereign purpose of God in missions and evangelism suggests two things. We should count less and pray more.