It is the Friday before Easter. This Friday is the day we reflect on the wonder and terror of the cross. The day that Jesus died. For many this time has not been normal. Worse, for many around the world more suffering has visited them. There are millions around the world suffering from a new… Read More Easter and Men: Bearing Burdens for the Glory of God
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks This is the second part of a two-part series on unity. You can read the first entry here: The Missing Message: Unity in a Time of Conflict (Part 1) – Of Life, Mind, & Things In my previous article I made the assertion that we live in an extremely divided country… Read More The Missing Message: Unity in a Time of Conflict (Part 2)
By Editor Michael Brooks There is no daily chore so trivial that it cannot be made important by skipping it two days running. Robert Brault This post began with a story that Caiti had told me. She told me about how actor Max Greenfield (New Girl, The Neighborhood) made a post about #closingthechoregap. Here is… Read More A Plea for Partnership: Close the Chore Gap
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks “Anakin.” Obi-Wan’s voice had gone soft, and his hand was warm on Anakin’s arm. “There is no other Jedi I would rather have at my side right now. No other man.” Anakin turned, and found within Obi-Wan’s eyes a depth of feeling he had only rarely glimpsed in all their years… Read More STAR WARS: Revenge of the Sith by Matthew Stover – A Review
I was happy to finally accomplish one of my yearly reading goals. Having three little ones and limited time means that getting through the books I want to get through can be a challenge. But, this past year I was able to do it. What is more personally satisfying is that I likely would have… Read More My Top-10 2020 Books
By Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The American Evangelical Church, like our society, faces an immense amount of strain and tension right now. The Church seems at war with itself over how to respond to racial strife, political warfare, Trumpism, progressive-ism, CRT, right-wing activism, left-wing activism, the great reset, practicing Christian freedom, responding to government action and… Read More The Missing Message: Unity in a Time of Conflict (Part 1)
The idea of parenting has undergone a radical transformation in our culture today. As the current moral and ideological revolution tears through our society, parenting is just one of a long list of victims that have undergone a radical deconstruction. As Christians we have the source for what is true, right, and good. Our God… Read More Parenting Littles: 5 Reasons Why Parents Requiring Obedience is Good, Godly, and Essential.
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The book reviews that I publish are intended to be concise, helpful, and to-the-point. They are divided into three sections: why I read the book, synopsis and structure, agreements and positives, disagreements and negatives, and reasons to read. Why I Read the Book I read this book upon the recommendation by… Read More Gospel Allegiance by Matthew Bates – Book Review
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks The book reviews that I publish are intended to be concise, helpful, and to-the-point. They are divided into three sections: why I read this book, synopsis and structure, agreements/positives, disagreements/negatives, and reasons to read at the end. Why I Read the Book I had learned about this book months before it… Read More Atonement and the Death of Christ – Book Review
by Contributor Devon Scott My Background After coming to Christ at a young age, I was almost immediately immersed in a predominantly Christian- conservative context. As a young African-American, crossing over from the inner-city, to Holland, MI was a big leap. Looking back, God’s grace was pretty clear from day one, as I was discipled… Read More Did the Apostles Teach Doctrine?
by Editor-in-Chief Michael Brooks This is my first book review and I am planning to keep reviews short and effective. I think the best reviews are not too time-consuming but helpful and to-the-point. I plan to break my reviews up into four groupings: why I read the book, synopsis and structure, agreements/positives, disagreements/negatives, and reasons… Read More Beyond Racial Gridlock – A Review