When My Son Figures it Out

Something occurred to me the other night when we were in hour number two of our nightly battle to get my 3-year-old to eat his dinner. And it’s not like we ever serve him anything that he doesn’t already like. Nothing makes you feel like a sketchy parent more than yelling at your kid, “Young man,…

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A Going Concern

When we had our first child, my son Graham, I felt like we were stepping into a new world. There was so much territory completely unexplored, and we were full of eagerness and anticipation, and anxiety. Having my second child — a daughter, Campbell, who arrived last Tuesday —  is a different sensation entirely. I…

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Do You Feel Guilty About Blessings?

In our absurdly wealthy, soothingly safe country, I’ve found that there are a lot of Christians who aren’t quite comfortable with their blessings. Because not only are we prosperous with possessions, we are also prosperous with media, making us all keenly aware that most of the world is rather a bit more rustic than America….

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