Tag: reading

Four Traps of Our Bible-Reading Plans

Each Christian, desiring to grow in knowledge of God and his Word, can go quickly and often to the Bible. Bibles are abundant. Nearly 90 percent of American families have a Bible in the house....

/ January 4, 2018

Reading spiritual things unspiritually

Yesterday I read Francis Schaeffer. He was talking about living as people of faith in modernity, in a world allegedly disabused of believing in supernatural things in the aftermath of rationalism. I think Francis Schaeffer was...

/ April 29, 2016

Just over 30 pieces of amazing journalism from 2014

In 2014 I kept a running tab of the best pieces of news journalism and editorial I came across. “Best” should not be taken to mean it necessarily represents my views, only that it is...

/ January 5, 2015

Reflections after one year of writing on the internet

This week marks my blog’s one-year anniversary! After you’ve done anything for a year, you learn a thing or two about the right ways and the wrong ways of going about it. Before anything, I...

/ July 22, 2014

The writer is _________

The writer is one who writes Seems obvious, yeah? But it isn’t. Because you know people who call themselves writers who haven’t penned a word in months. Planning to write is not writing. Wanting to...

/ April 21, 2014

8 Reasons You Should Bail on Your Bible App and Get Back to Your Hardcopy

The Bible is not just any old book. It’s alive. The stories in it have actual power. It is the Word of God. And because there’s a spirit and a strength to this book, we...

/ April 7, 2014

We’re trying as hard as we can to be alone

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been conducting a little observational study on Chicago’s “L” trains. I wanted to know what, exactly, people do on the trains, because they’re certainly not talking to me. But seriously, I...

/ August 14, 2013