Joe Rigney is a very provocative writer, and his book The Things of Earth is very good. But I cannot agree with part of his recent post at TGC called “Surprised by Scripture: Love and Spirit-Inspired Insults.” In this post, Rigney argues that we need to have a category for “the Spirit-inspired insult.” Referring to Paul’s words in Acts 13:9-10 to […]
Most people are aware of Alex Chediak’s excellent book Thriving at College. What is often overlooked is his sequel to that book, Preparing Your Teens for College. Don’t let the title fool you. This book is not just for parents of teenagers. It is for all parents, because the solid principles he outlines actually make the book an excellent primer […]
Catherine Strode Parks and her mom, Linda Strode, have done the church a great service by writing the excellent book A Christ-Centered Wedding: Rejoicing in the Gospel on Your Big Day. There has been a growing proliferation in the last few years of books applying the gospel to all areas of life. But this is the first I’ve […]
Andy Naselli has done a great service by collecting together ten of the main resources he and his young daughter made use of for enjoying The Chronicles of Narnia to the fullest.
I don’t know everything there is to know about Christian community. Far from it. But here are two things I know: First, too many Christians live their lives alone, or with insufficient Christian community. Second, the way to true Christian community is to focus first on God, not on having community. If your ultimate aim […]
From Kevin Leman’s book What a Difference a Daddy Makes: The Indelible Imprint a Dad Leaves on His Daughter’s Life: A dad who overparents will smother his daughter. He is positive he knows just how his little girl should turn out, and he’ll raise her to be like a seal that claps its hands when […]