A few sentences from each post gives you an idea of what the post is about. Click on the title to go to the post:
January 2013 - But I'm Right! - After almost 30 years of marriage I think we have made some progress in our communication. Let me tell you about a disagreement that we recently experienced in our marriage.
February 2013 - Chastity vs Virginity - The summer after the sixth grade I went to one of those Christian summer camps, one with workshops on various topics throughout the week. On one of the days there was a workshop on relationships, a.k.a. the sex talk day (strange how the two are often seen as the same thing in Christian circles).
March 2013 - Boys at School - Boys score as well as or better than girls on most standardized tests, yet they are far less likely to get good grades, take advanced classes or attend college.
April 2013 - Men don't sing in church anymore - It happened again yesterday. I attended one of those hip, contemporary churches — and almost no one sang.
May 2013 - How to pray like a man - Have you ever noticed that Christians speak normally to one another, but when they speak to aloud to God they lapse into a strange language and tone? I call this “prayer-speak” and it’s epidemic in evangelical churches today.
June 2013 - The God who is Sovereign - The following is a conversation that recently took place in my daughter’s middle school group. And I think it does a good job highlighting three mistakes that we often make when we talk about the sovereignty of God and how it relates to sin and suffering in the world.
July 2013 - Worship problems - So let it be clear: I am not against music or musicians when it comes to the Christian experience. Quite the contrary; music can be a powerful part of the worship experience. But, I believe we have some big problems when it comes to music in many churches today.
August 2013 - How individualism is killing worship (this was the reader's favorite for the year) - So you’re sitting in church, happy for the break. You’ve just stood for 20 minutes straight while the praise band played, “I could sing of your love forever.” It felt like forever, you think to yourself.
September 2013 - The truth about my church and others - The following are the 7 things that you should expect when taking the step to become a leader or generally involved in this worship community….these things are universal and can be applied to any other church.
October 2013 - Allowing child molesters into church - There are three important factors to consider in regard to those who have a history of molesting children.
November 2013 - What happens when you skip church - When a church member misses worship service, the church drastically suffers.The Bible is emphatic about church attendance.
December 2013 - Why I volunteer in the church nursery - There are times that I have seen men volunteer in the church nursery. When I see men volunteering, it really encourages me as men have a vital role to play in the development of children.
BE A MAN.