• We’re All Like Thomas Jefferson
    In 1820, 77-year-old Thomas Jefferson, by this time long retired from his political career, sat down at his writing desk with a razor,…
  • The Counseling Chair as Resurrection Proof
    I love counseling. As a pastor, I’ve never understood the antipathy of some who find it burdensome. When I sit down to counsel…
  • Fighting Sin with C.S. Lewis
    “Be killing sin, or it will be killing you.” So wrote John Owen, the seventeenth-century English Puritan, in his masterful instruction manual for…
  • Have You Gone Public?
    It’s just a symbol. Baptism doesn’t save you. I often hear these words in conversations about baptism. For some very complex historical reasons,…
  • You Might Be a Political Idolator If…
    I grew up in South Alabama during the height of Jeff Foxworthy’s popularity as a standup comic. His “You Might Be a Redneck…”…