8 Parenting Lessons from Captain America

In a culture that values youth above all else, we should help our kids see that, while we are not experts in all things, our life experience has taught us a thing or two – and we are more than glad to share that experience with them.

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Heroes You Should Know: John Knox

Knox was a faithful preacher until the end of his brief life. Because of his unwavering preaching, Queen Mary of Scots considered him “the most dangerous man in all her realm.”

Seven Surefire Ways to Ruin Your Church Experience

Most people want to have a positive worship experience. But if you secretly want to ruin your church experience, here are seven surefire ways to do it.

If the school tried to paddle my kids…

Proper discipline of children is a Gospel issue. If we properly discipline our children, we are sowing the seeds of Scripture into their lives. We are teaching them the eternity-shaping truth that sin has consequences.

Take this Job and Shove It: The Heroic Tale of Adam LaRoche

When Adam was asked to limit Drake’s presence in the team clubhouse, he made a huge decision – a decision that had to speak volumes to his son over how important he is. Adam walked away from baseball.

Joe Kennedy isn’t Allowed To Pray

Joe Kennedy is the most well-known assistant high school football coach in America.  He’d rather that not be the case. For the past 9 years Coach Joe, a Marine combat veteran and follower of Jesus Christ, has been praying at the 50 yard line at the conclusion of every football game.  Win or lose, Joe […]

A Pastor’s Perspective on Pastor Appreciation Month

October is generally recognized as Pastor Appreciation Month.  At least, that’s the impression I got while visiting the local Christian book store.  They seemed to be capitalizing on a lot of “I love my pastor” junk marked at premium prices. (Smart shoppers will stock up in November for next year!) Don’t misunderstand me.  Pastors love that […]

Banned: why Christian organizations are being expelled from college

  It happened last year at Vanderbilt University.  Bowdoin College followed suit this summer.  And now Cal State University and its 23 campuses have de-recognized Christian organizations. Cal State, the nation’s largest university system with nearly 450,000 students, has shunned InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an evangelical Christian group with 860 chapters in the United States.  At […]