One of my goals for the New Year is to reread the C.S. Lewis shelf in my library. These gems on paper were formative to my former as a man, as a thinker, and as a Christian. They continue to shadow almost everything I write and I shudder to think how shallow and inconsequential would … More Excerpts from “The Abolition of Man”
The following article is from Kairos Journal and is a challenge to the prevailing notion that children should be sheltered from any real effort in the attaining of knowledge. Adler pushes against the idea that childhood is a period of “delight … [and] the indulgence of impulses.” Parents, take note, a child inebriated with electronic … More Wisdom Swimming Upsteam in the Rapids of Modern Culture
The following article is from Kairos Journal. Let’s be a generation that does this well. Passing the Torch of Truth – C. S. Lewis (1898-1963) Respected scholar and author, C. S. Lewis taught at Oxford for 29 years and later held the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge until his death. Guided by a Christian … More “One Generation Shall Praise You to the Next”
Friday is for Heart Songs Continuing my goal to reread all of C.S. Lewis in 2014, I read this today from God in the Dock. It was a great reminder to me that those churches who are on track to equip the next generation best are churches that take seriously the discipleship of not only … More Discipling the Whole Family for the Glory of God
Weekend Musings The Truly Educated Christian—Francis Schaeffer (1912 – 1984) Francis Schaeffer was a formative influence on my life as a Christian. This excerpt is from one of the first books I ever read of his or as a new believer in Christ. The Source on this quote came to me through Kairos Journal. Francis … More Is Your Church Producing Educated Men and Women?