marriage bed cartography

Ah, the joys of marriage. I am sure all men can relate to the lack of rights when it comes to staking territory, no matter the size of the mattress. [HT]

thumb licks [4.26.12]

Is the internet ruining your brain? How to deal with the loss of a spouse. That’s not fair. Sweet gadgets for the one percent who can afford them. Do pets go to heaven? 10 of the most difficult theological issues Christians must face today. How to lead a child to Christ? The secret life of…

thumb licks [4.9.11]

Parenting: how eternity shapes the mundane. Not so fast. The sometimes slow and steady process of sanctification. The importance of writing letters. Praying past our preferred outcomes. Forget Kevlar, use liquid armor. This stuff is sweet! 15 grammar goofs that make you look silly. Love is… (for you married folk) Lottery is a suicidal craze….

bearded gospel men

[HT] Gospel Bearded Men is probably my new favorite site. Call me weird, but it’s the beard!

thumb licks [1.27.11]

5 Ways Wives Can Encourage Their Husbands. An Open Letter to Christian Wives with Unbelieving Husbands. 20 Things a Husband Could Say to Defuse an Argument with His Wife. Don’t Know How To Act When Someone Corrects You? Your Worries Are Over! How to Honor your wife. Treating your woman like a queen. Parenting Wisdom…

thumb lick [1.14.12]

3 Things You Need to Know about Sin Community idolatry. Are chasing false gods together? 8-idol shattering questions. Abandoned by God. What to do when you feel alone or forsaken. Benefits of sorrow. My dream vacation: move, learn, eat. Nearer Heaven: a great 30-day devotional. Religious views of 20-somethings. Books on Christians and politics. It’s…

inside a toddler’s brain

Thanks to a family friend we are passing on this funny, but spot on look into the brain of a toddler. [HT]

thumb licks [harvest edition]

Hacked! And you thought your email was secure!? Sent into the Harvest: Halloween on Mission. Be on mission this Halloween. 7 Reasons Why Halloween Judgment Houses Miss the Mark. I always thought they were corny. Strangest Ways to Travel. I totally want one. Give us the Peculiar Grace of a Peculiar People. A prayer from…

thumb licks [10.5.11]

God: where are you? A good article when you feel as if God is distant. Death Interrupted. What does the gospel say amidst the death penalty issue? Signs you need to grow-up. Road signs towards adulthood. The Clarion Call to Watered Down Evangelicalism. The Sinful Tragedy of Boredom. Bored yet? 4 Kinds of people in…

thumb licks [9.6.11]

5 Early Warning Signs Your Shields Should Be Up From a Beggar to the Nations: The Name of Jesus Spoken With Boldness Grow Up. Settle Down. Keep Reforming. Advice for the Young, Restless, Reformed from John MacArthur.. How to Talk to God When You are Suffering The Danger of Defining Yourself by What You Are…

homerun

Two words. Home run. On Monday night I hit a home run in softball over the big fence. And no, it was not a little league field. It was my last game in a BGBC uniform, the last inning, my last at bat. I stepped up to the plate and one of my shoes was…

thumb licks [6.23.11]

My Problem with Love Recently, I read a Christian commentator, who had fallen heads and heels in love, trying to draw a connection between romantic love and divine love. The parallels are tempting to make, but are fundamentally erroneous. The main reason is that the modern/post-modern notion of romantic love as manifested in contemporary western…

thumb licks [6.2.11]

Why not Go? And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore, and make disciples of all the nations.” There is a single word in this command of Jesus which continually haunts me: the word “go.” It never seems to leave me alone….

thumb lick thursday [5.12.11]

You Might Be an Idolater if… How do we know if we love something too much? Where is the line between a healthy enjoyment and an idol? Idolatry is often subtle. It can creep up on us in the form of good desires, like getting married or excelling in the work place. You may have…