Science and Technology How is Power Generated State by State Fascinating graphs and information about trends in the energy sector. Introducing Neom, the 500 billion-dollar, ultra-high tech future megacity of Saudi Arabia I honestly don’t know what to make of this development. There are things to applaud and things to condemn … More Weekend Links Documenting Our National Insanity
Melancholy with the artist Disclaimer: These weekend links, books and blog reviews do not mean that I agree with all of the content or perspective in any particular link. Their presence here means that I found them either thought provoking, interesting, persuasive, funny, useful, sad, informative, inspiring, and sometimes all of those things. I hope … More Learning to Think Outside of Our Tribes
Watch it again. Watch again. Watch it again. Watch its movement. Watch its subtleties. Watch the mannerisms. Look at the clothing throughout. Listen to its rhythms. It doesn’t get old. Let’s learn to tell the gospel this skillfully.
In response to an interview question, “What is a great lover?” the Actor Ricardo Montalban, famously replied, “A great lover is someone who can satisfy one woman her entire lifetime and be satisfied with one woman his entire lifetime. It is not someone who goes from woman to woman; any dog can do that.” Montalban … More Testing Your Manhood
In 1994, I had the privilege of getting my first book contract with Broadman & Holman. It was for a short devotional based in the book of Proverbs. The theme of the book was hope for those who were in a difficult job search. The book proposal I wrote was originally rejected and then … More Men, Do You Have the Will to Pay the Price to Win?
No regrets 33 years ago today, I married my West Virginia Mountaineer and have never had a regret. How God brought us together, raised 400 miles from one another, went to College 350 miles from one another, spent our early 20’s 1,500 miles from one another, and finally bringing us together in a state (Colorado) where … More 33 Years of Joy
How to Deal with the Killer of Unity in Any Relationship My mentor and friend surprised me the other day. I asked if he could recommend a go-to resource on marriage. I figured he would point to any number of more recent publications by major evangelical authors. Not so. He suggested Larry Crabb’s 1991 publication…
For all those who live “Beyond the Honeymoon” Some friends, some of them for 40 years and some of them for two, have been having difficulty in their marriages. I have been exercised in prayer for them and concerned for the health of their families. With a few, I have shared this short article that … More In 1991, My Heart Was Breaking
Friday is for Family The current cultural assault on the sanctity of marriage and the duties of husbands and wives is not a new thing. Whenever knowledge of the Bible grows faint and pride in human achievement grows bold, marriage and the family are denigrated. It has been so in the past. It is now … More What Did Martin Luther Know that We Have Forgotten?
Saturday Evening Musings Great marriages are built not by perfect circumstances or perfect people, not be perfect bodies or perfect sex, not by perfect communication or perfect sensitivity, but by couples who learn how to love one another through the disappointments of life. Every marriage has its ups and downs, its joys and sorrows. Every … More Learning to Love Through the Disappointments of Marriage