Screens and Small Groups

God works through small groups. At least that’s what we hope, don’t we? There’s a joy that comes with seeing students come together to dig into God’s word and each other’s lives. When small groups fu...

Body Image Pressures

"Daddy, will people make fun of me?" I didn't expect that question to come out of the mouth of my oldest child when she was 5 years old and one day away from heading off to her first day of kindergarten. ...

Stop the Sports Parenting Madness

Earlier this year, Ohio’s Gilmour Academy girls’ basketball team had a playoff game, which they won—big. They beat Northeast Ohio Prep by 107 points. Yep—107—that’s not a typo. The final score: 108 ...

Culture Watch: The Deadly Half-Truth

Which do you think is more dangerous: a complete, total and blatantly obvious lie; or a lie that draws us in because it is veiled in a partial truth? Samuel P. Huntington is famous for having once said, "Part...

Culture Watch: Rewiring Kids

I recently had a very interesting lunch with a defense attorney who told me something that reminded me of just how powerful the choices we make really are. Specifically, his words drove home the point that what...