Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff have written an important new book titled The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure. It's a lucid, eye-opening and (in my opinion) convincing work. I'll have more to say about it in a future post. But I wanted …
On (not) writing about sin.
Digital Bible apps are convenient, but physical Bibles are much more.
Civility isn't merely a way to protect the powerful and privileged. It's the normal burden common people must bear.
The idol of politics must come down if we are to love our neighbors
Dear new college graduate, I'm supposed to start off by saying "Congratulations," but I doubt you want to hear that right now. If I've understood you correctly, today doesn't feel like a victory to you. You say you've wasted most of the last few years. You've say you've been selfish, lazy, and unkind. You say …
The cure for evangelical celebrity culture is to remember our own death.
How the simplest of things can teach us a theology of home
Why I love the Bible
A few months before I started there, I took part in a preview weekend for the Bible college that I eventually attended. At one point I had the opportunity to ask the then-dean of the college what the vision of the school was for people (like me) who did not intend to go into vocational …