The Problem of Ye

The Problem of Ye

Celebrity controversies come and go. But one in particular raises some important questions. What does the fall of Kanye West teach us about discipleship?

First Principles of Finance and Discipleship

I dialog with David Bahnsen’s response to a listener question: his no. 1 principles. How we think and feel about God’s purposes for us in work and rest come out in our actions. How do we grow in this area as we engage in our no. 1 discipleship practice: modeling attitude and action for our kids and students.

Post-Election Ponderings from 1 Peter

Inspired by current events and a study on the life and writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, this post might best be described as a devotional. So: grab your copy of scripture, a journal perhaps, and let’s take a look at timely and timeless provision in His word.

A Dialogue on Culture-Making

A Dialogue on Culture-Making

We wrap up our series on culture war and culture-making with a recorded dialogue about what it means to engage with culture and build God’s kingdom.

A Generative Stance Towards Economics

The Father is concerned with the material things of His creation and human relationship to those “earthly” things. How do we act as godly agents in this area?

Discipling Our Kids About Having Kids

Is there anything more lovely or compelling than the tender care displayed by a person of strength bent in service towards another person broken, fragile, or weak? When we engage our children tenderly, we name them as “very good” and demonstrate for them that child rearing is a worthy enterprise and calling. Our attitudes and our actions speak louder than our words.

Coming to Terms with Politics

The political process can feel like a raging storm, swirling around us. How do we make sense of the various platforms and perspectives? Here’s a tool to help us “come to terms” with politics.

Godly Practices in Leading and Following

Every so often, we will consolidate past entries from our GWN Parent and Teacher Newsletter to share here. The following were originally published in early October, 2022.

Culture War: Our Children’s Crusade

Our Children's Crusade

The culture wars have become our children’s crusade. But how do you know when you’ve traded biblical engagement for culture war? It starts with self-examination.