Category Archives: Family

The Coddling of the American Mind: A Review

I just finished reading a great book written by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt entitled The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure. If you’re a Kindle reader, you … Continue reading

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Be Gracious: A Quarantine Prayer

Turn to me and be gracious to me… Psalm 86:16 Let’s face it: we’re spending a lot of time with our loved ones in close quarters these days. I’ve found myself saying this repeatedly over the past few weeks — … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: When God Provides

Today in our series, The Gospel According to Genesis, we reach one of the most difficult stories in the Bible: the story found in Genesis 22. In Judaism, it is known as “The Akedah” — “The Binding of Isaac.” But … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: When We Laugh, Part 2

And this whole story repeats itself in the next chapter.  And the LORD appeared to him by the oaks of Mamre, as he sat at the door of his tent in the heat of the day.  Genesis 18:1 Not long … Continue reading

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The Gospel According to Genesis: When We Laugh, Part 1

Years ago, a friend of mine told me he was thinking about running for public office. I honestly thought he was joking, so when he said this to me, I laughed and said, “Yeah, right.” And then there was that … Continue reading

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NFL Playoff Picks: Championship Games

So last week, we added the College Football Championship Game to our picks. Everyone picked LSU except Sunny, so here are the updated standings. Joshua: 8-1 Jason: 7-2 Sunny: 5-4 Abby Kate: 5-4 Jackson: 4-5 So there are only three … Continue reading

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NFL Playoff Picks: Divisional Round

So we began our annual NFL Playoff Picks last week. Joshua and I had a pretty good week; not so much for Jackson and Mom. Here’s how we fared: Jason: 3-1 Joshua: 3-1 Abby Kate: 2-2 Jackson: 1-3 Sunny: 1-3 … Continue reading

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