Prayer as Participation: Insight as a (relatively) New Father

I just read one of the best articles on prayer in recent memory — “Prayer and the Sovereignty of God,” from the book For the Fame of God’s Name (a gift from a good friend). Bruce Ware writes this article in part to address the inevitable question–why pray? If God is ultimately sovereign and in control . . . → Read More: Prayer as Participation: Insight as a (relatively) New Father

Lessons from my Daughter’s First Swim Class

I took little m to her first swimming lesson on Saturday, which consisted of a bunch of parents with their kids in the pool splashing about. Leading up to this momentous occasion were two main things: (1) trying to find a swimsuit for her that would fit and (2) getting her excited about her first time . . . → Read More: Lessons from my Daughter’s First Swim Class

Steven Curtis Chapman: Seeing Beauty in Tragedy

In the latest issue of Wood & Steel, a quarterly magazine from Taylor Guitars, they feature a new signature guitar model they’ve crafted in honor of Steven Curtis Chapman, customizing it per his preferences, and a great accompanying article highlighting his life, career, and family. Undoubtedly one of the defining events of his recent life was . . . → Read More: Steven Curtis Chapman: Seeing Beauty in Tragedy

Learning to say “No”

How could you say no to this face?

I love our little girl.  She brings a smile to my face when I see her, hear her, feel her claw at my face, laugh, and all that good stuff.  But recently, I had to say no to her.  I had to step into this world in parenting called . . . → Read More: Learning to say “No”