Sex is Not Sexy

ShareTweet I think it was my second year at Bible college when I first had this mini-revelation. Like most young red-blooded Americans (especially of the virgin persuasion), I had this notion that marriage and sex would assuage all feelings of…

Why Do We Put God in a Box?

ShareTweet Why do we put God in a box? Why do we have no problem praying for God to heal a child’s cancer, but feel odd asking Him to fix our stuffy nose? Do we assume He’s too busy to…

When God Hardens Your Husbands Heart

ShareTweet I can remember roughly six years ago reading the Old Testament and I paused at one verse in particular. Well, actually, if you’ve sat down and read the Old Testament through I’m sure you’ll agree that you do a…

Theres No Such Thing as Christian Music

ShareTweet It’s a staple of American culture. “Christian music” “Christian movies” “Christian rap” There is a strict dichotomy drawn between the art of most Christians in the public sphere and the art of non-believers. TobyMac makes Christian music, but Drake…

But My Church Isnt Cool Enough

ShareTweet I’m amazed at how deep my own consumerism runs. This is most clearly visible to me at how righteously offended I feel when someone or something doesn’t measure up to my expectations. So when, for example, the internet in…

The Price of Perfection

ShareTweet I walked into the fellowship hall with my children and several bags in tow. As my girls scattered in excitement to play I set my sacks down. The one that held food was a plastic bag from a gas…

12 Reasons Millennials Are Totally OVER Church

ShareTweet By Sam Eaton Millennials and church don’t seem to mix. The truth is no one has asked me why millennials don’t like church. Luckily, as a public school teacher, I am highly skilled at answering questions before they’re asked.…

When Your Kids Wont Bow to Your Idols

ShareTweet The most profound parenting quote I’ve ever heard is from Dan Allender: “One of the biggest sources of conflict between you and your kids is when they refuse to bow down to your idols.” I dare you to cross-stitch that…

The Sneaky Mistress Wrecking Your Marriage

ShareTweet Opinions will differ. Some women will be flabbergasted at the thought, but many others are more accepting. The majority see it as an innocent substitution for when they cannot please their spouse, or perhaps even a great way to…

The Day I Decided to Let It All Go

ShareTweet The Lord has been leading me lately to let go. It started with letting go of things around the house I didn’t need, such as that dollar store trinket I had packed up and carried all around the country…

The Problem With a Color-Blind God

ShareTweet Jesus loves the little childrenAll the children of the worldRed and yellowBlack and whiteThey are precious in His sight.Jesus loves the little childrenOf the world. Jesus died for all the childrenAll the children of the worldRed and yellowBlack and…