Big Brother is watching you. That creepy idea has sparked movies, books, and conspiracy theories galore: someone, somewhere, knows what you like, whom you vote for, what you ate for breakfast. Marketing companies analyze your online habits and tailor-make ads to snare you, even varying the cost of potential products depending on your socio-economic status. “Like-farming” is... Continue Reading →
Blessed to be a guest on Chris Arnzen's "Iron Sharpens Iron" show this week! Loved the opportunity to linger in conversation a while, and I hope it will give you some food for thought while you jog/do the dishes/drive a bus/bathe a dog. (Does anyone do anything without multi-tasking any more?)
Maybe you have felt that reading a book is like making a friend, or that, picking up someone else's pages, you have made a connection across miles and time with the author. You read someone else's words and you think, Yes! I feel the same. As C.S. Lewis said, "Friendship ... is born at the... Continue Reading →
Hey friends! This one's for the weary... So pleased to team up with The Gospel Coalition today for this article. You can check it out here, and while you're at it, peruse their site for deep thoughts, strong encouragement, and a good theological shot of espresso.
"His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us..." (II Peter 1:3) Everything I need. Every little blessed thing I ever needed, or ever will-- that's what God gives me? Then hiding behind what I think I need there must be a deeper... Continue Reading →