I've done a terrible job keeping you up to date on the pieces I'm publishing elsewhere. So, here a couple to get you caught up. One Question to Ask Before You Text At Desiring God, I have a piece on a sad trend I see in our relationships: texting. Deep down, many of us are … Continue reading New Posts on Texting and Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods”
It is unrighteous to be a promise-breaker. In fact, the gospel itself hangs on the promise-keeping of God. Let me explain. Our Promise-Keeping God. In 2 Corinthians, Paul explains to the Corinthians why he had a change in travel plans. When Paul initially heard about the issues in Corinth, he had a strong impulse to … Continue reading Keep Your Word. The Gospel Depends On It.
I'm excited to announce a project that's been in the works for several months. I've had the pleasure of working with Josh Larsen, editor of Think Christian, on a chapter for their brand new, free e-book Pop Culture Primer. Josh has drawn together writers to analyze pop culture artifacts from five different categories: music, video games, graphic … Continue reading Check Out My Chapter in the New ‘Pop Culture Primer’!
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Nostalgia is the closest thing we have to time travel. It's a feeling of familiarity, of an experience from the past. We can be transported by the strangest things: smells, a picture, an old candy wrapper. Our postmodern culture is obsessed with revisiting the past to find some previously undiscovered truth. Even the name post-modern … Continue reading Biblical Nostalgia in a Postmodern World
The other day, a box of cheddar bunnies tried to convince me that by eating them I was saving the planet. No, seriously. I was reading the side panel of a purple box of Annie's crackers where it was telling me all about how my putting these cheese crackers in my mouth was somehow ending … Continue reading We’re All Taking Too Many Hits from the Juice Box
When I was a kid, we went on a lot of road trips. We always packed a bag of stuff to do in the car. With the dull pencils, snacks, playing cards, and magazines I always tossed in my gold Pocket Game Boy. I can still imagine leaning against the rear side window of our … Continue reading Your iPhone Is a False Shepherd