This is a recent picture of the boys at the Arboretum because today in Dallas it was 36F and sleet/slush was falling from the sky. Nevertheless, we still had time to go out and have several sword fights before darkness fell. I thank God for my family and all of Christ’s provision both in [...]
In this article, Sue Palmer writes about the devastating effects of corralling boys into the “adult” world of order and placidity. As parents, the Bible places specific instructions to train and raise up children in the way they should walk. For boys, that means teaching them to become men. Read the article, [...]
I will spend much of this week at ETS catching up with friends spread across the evangelical world. From church history to NT and theology, this year’s theme, “Teaching them to Obey,” should prove a valuable contribution to scholarship and the church. Beyond the papers, the conference also affords the opportunity to visit with friends [...]
Last week, I heard a whispered rumor from Shy-town about Hybels’ recent repentance as a result of research conducted among the Willow Creek Community. Baptist Press released an op-ed on the words coming from the discussion. I look forward to the forthcoming changes and pray for them as they move through Scripture toward this “new” [...]
In a dark turn of (not-so) surprising strategy, organizers of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, reportedly added the Bible to the list of banned items athletes are prohibited from bringing with them to the games. Pray for those who prepare to take Christ to the nations in 2008.