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Listen to Your Kids Talk About Video Games (& Other Things You May Have No Interest In)

With our first baby about 2 weeks away from being born, I will make sure to store this counsel deep into my heart. Melissa Edgington talks about the importance of listening to her son talk about his video games, even … Continue reading

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Youth Groups & Emotionalism

In an interview about her new book, Nancy Pearcey gave a comment with which I could not agree more: Youth groups rarely encourage young people to grapple with tough questions. Instead the goal seems to be to engineer events that … Continue reading

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What Following Jesus Means

The other day I was sitting with one of the sophomore guys in our church’s youth ministry enjoying a cup of coffee. Our conversation changed from topic to topic, but it soon took on a laser focus when he asked, … Continue reading

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Five Hopes for Parents in 2015

As 2015 nears, I find myself with many hopes for what the new year will bring. Maybe I will share the various categories of my hopes in the days to come, but for our time now, I would like to … Continue reading

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College Students & the Local Church

I have had a growing concern for Christian college students that began when I was a young college student. My concern is this: many Christian college students have little to no significant membership with a local church. They may be a part … Continue reading

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The Saturday Post(s)

No, You Are Not Running Late. You Are Rude & Inconsiderate. Some great thoughts relating to those who are constantly late to things and those who are constantly judging them for it. Asking Forgiveness from a Prostitute. “It seems obvious, but I … Continue reading

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An Instructive Conversation

Here is an exercise for all of us. Watch the 6 minute video (provided by Wretched Radio) below and ask yourself, “What does this video reveal?” Here are some of the takeaways I got. Parroting Cultural Cliches. “There are so many … Continue reading

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