3 facts about mothers and Mother’s Day by Joe Carter

Photo by London Scout on Unsplash Today is Mother’s Day. Here are three facts you should know about the holiday and about mothers in America (original post can be found here): In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation that officially established the first national Mother’s Day holiday to celebrate America’s mothers. Many individual states celebrated Mother’s…

Do LGBT people need to choose between sin and Jesus? Who is Jordan Peterson? David Prince on Discipleship. Links worth a look.

Here are a few links that are worth a look. Denny Burk, in light of an article by Julie Rogers in the New York Times, rightly asserts, “People living in sexual immorality do indeed have to choose between their sin and Jesus.” Read his important post here. Is Jordan Peterson a liar, lunatic, legend, or…

My recent article in the Ahwatukee News

Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash Do you grow tired of the militaristic posture characterizing many individuals engaged in a discussion? I sure do! Whether it’s a fly-by political discussion with someone at Fry’s, an in-depth conversation with an acquaintance over religion, or a perusal of Facebook where people pontificate on any and all issues, I find myself…

Encouragement for individuals struggling w/depression; 7 principles for receiving correction; 3 reasons to hire women in the local church

Each Wednesday Jonathon, Dustin, and I post a “Worth Your Look” of some resources we would like to commend to you. Here is this weeks: 9 verses to shine the light of hope and encouragement for individuals struggling with depression. We’re not advocating these verses are a panacea to depression, but our hope and prayer…

F.O.M.O. → the “fear of missing out” is a real thing and it’s perhaps one of the strongest lures of the smartphone.

Photo by Zach Meaney on Unsplash Part 2: A Summary Post from Tony Reinke’s book, “12 Ways Your phone is Changing You” The twelves ways Reinke shares that our phones are changing us are… We are addicted to distraction We ignore flesh and blood. We crave immediate approval We lose our literacy We feed on the produced We…

Tips for Writing

Francis Bacon (1561–1626) is widely known for his scientific ventures. Did you know he was also a tremendous philosopher and writer? When it comes to writing, he once said, “reading makes a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man.” That last phrase, “writing an exact man,” hits home with me. I…