Learning from C.S. Lewis's demons about loving well.
Pastors are people too! They're not impersonal authority forces or theological amoebas. Pastors aren't super-Christians; they need encouragement, rest, and recreation like everyone else.** A childhood filled with church attendance isn't an immunization against sin and unbelief. But neither does requiring such attendance automatically turn kids into resentful prodigals. I've encountered an awful lot of …
Reflections on one of the most important essays you'll read this year.
Today I have a new piece at Boundless.org, entitled "How Pornography Kills Ambition." I suppose I sound like a broken record when I say this, but it just can't be said enough: Online pornography destroys the self. And one of the ways it does this is by collapsing personality into secretive voyeurism. Here's an excerpt: …
Brief reflections on a compelling and hopeful book.
An NFL player's wisdom.
I dread the question now.
Dak Prescott (QB, Cowboys) will win the starting job in Dallas and be named Offensive Rookie of the Year. Dallas will win the NFC East. Jeff Fisher will be the first coach to be fired this season, after the Rams start 2-6 The Houston Texas will win the AFC South. Jimmy Garoppolo (QB, Patriots) will …
A plea to J.K. Rowling.
Are your political opponents evil--or just wrong?