Category Archives: Life

Walk Worthily

While reading Philippians recently, I was struck anew by Paul’s instruction that the church in Philippi “let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ.” That word “worthy” – ἀξίως – shows up consistently in Paul’s letters: Romans 16:2 “welcome … Continue reading

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Thank God for Moms

My two daughters are very young, but God has already been very kind to them. There are a number of reasons I say that, like the health and happiness they enjoy, and the fact that they were born into a … Continue reading

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Let Us Not Grow Weary of Doing Good

Each year around this time, there’s a flurry of articles, blog posts, videos, etc. that coincide with Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, which falls near the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. This year, I got to play a small part … Continue reading

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How Do We Judge the Arts?

Have you ever stared at a painting and asked yourself, “Why is this thing in a museum? Am I supposed to appreciate this? Am I stupid for not liking this?” I have. Same thing with certain books and music. Knowing … Continue reading

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Stuff Christians Say

This is hilarious. HT: Alex Medina

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The Lure of Applause

In Matthew 6:1, Jesus instructs his hearers to “Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven” (cf. Gal 1:10; 1 Thess … Continue reading

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Spectatoritis

I have mentioned that I occasionally read the blog The Art of Manliness. Once in a while, they post something instructive (e.g. how to carve a turkey), or even something insightful (e.g. the lack of well-spoken men today). One of … Continue reading

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