Why wait until you're a grandparent? Take your second chance NOW.
One of the common statements I hear today when I talk with grandparents is, “I’m loving this second-chance at parenting.” I’m all for second chances and for grandparents making the most of grand-parenting, but it seems that if we first-chance…
You know what… it's OK to love the church. (VIDEO)
The church has come under fire these days, drawing harsh words from critics and bloggers every time a celebrity pastor fails. On one hand, I understand these critics… there are problems in the church, and there’s no mystery as to…
Think being alone is tough? Try being a friend.
I don’t care how long your beard is, how much you bench press, or what your tattoos look like—if you are a human being, you were made by God to be dependent upon others.
Do men want isolation? At least one does…
The problem with this desire to find autonomy, privacy, and isolation is that when we try hard enough, unfortunately, we find it.
Let's Talk About Sex
Who doesn’t want sex to be as exciting and pleasurable as possible? Critics of Tim Tebow, The Jonas Brothers, and Lolo Jones poke fun of these celebrities for their desire to remain virgins until they get married. They treat this…
Weinstein's Not So Civil Rights Movement
Mikey Weinstein, the head of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), and blogger for Huffington Post, recently told Fox News, “Someone needs to be punished for this…Until the Air Force or Army or Navy or Marine Corps punishes a…
"Your Pension Is Bigger Than Mine"
“I don’t look at my pension…it’s not as big as yours.” – President Obama I enjoy debates, but that comment last night irks me on many levels. We are in big trouble as a nation when we attach significance,…
Would You Rather Your Kids Be Smart OR Virtuous?
I eat this stuff up. I get juiced when a major secular publication such as The Wall Street Journal leans toward an aspect of biblical truth. The issue? Character. And, according to The Wall Street Journal’s Paul Tough, it turns…
Put the Pliers Down!
I live on the plains of the Midwest…in hard-working territory. I’m surrounded by determined men and women who can fix just about anything with just a few beads of sweat and a pair of pliers. During my junior year in…
Dead As A Beaver Hat
When I was a kid, I didn’t just watch John Wayne movies—I entered into them. When The Duke mounted a horse, I could smell the saddle leather. When he walked into a bar, I caught the smells of booze and…