Review: Women of the Word

My wife Carly was kind enough to read and review a recent release from Crossway by Jen Wilkin, a Bible teacher and author from Dallas. Here are her brief thoughts on the book (and I can speak for her: she gives it five stars!). Jen Wilkin. Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with…

This I Believe: The Condition of Man and Woman

The Condition of Man and Woman I believe that Adam and Eve, created by God as innocent beings, sinned by choice in the Garden when tempted by Satan, and thus distorted God’s image and forfeited his blessing. In union with Adam, all human beings are sinners by nature and by choice. Every human being is…

What in the World is Going on in 1 Timothy 2?!

At Brookside Church (our church here in Omaha), our middle school students are working through 1 Timothy and our middle school pastor asked the students to write down questions they had after reading through the whole book during one of their large group meetings. He asked if I would answer a few of their questions…

Android App Created to Hide Calls and Texts

An Android app called CATE (call and text eraser) was created by Phillip Immler, a cop and law student, to hide what you don’t want your spouse to see on your phone.  No joke. In the online story, the author quotes Immler: “I had a good friend of mine who went through a divorce because…

“Authority in the Home” (a Sermon About Marriage)

Here’s a fantastic sermon by Matt Chandler about the way husband and wives should love each other in the home.  Great for men and women alike.  Chandler, in his signature way, encourages, challenges, and exhorts us to biblically live out this glorious and mysterious thing called marriage. It’s one of the best I’ve heard.  So…

A Quick Thought on Marriage and Singleness

In 1 Corinthians 7: 26, Paul says about marriage and singleness, “I think that in view of the present distress it is good for a person to remain as he is.” No doubt there were many people in the first century — as I’m sure there are now — who cringe when they read that….