The Flesh, Fatherhood, and Responsibility – A Look at the Trenches

I sat on one of our slightly uncomfortable kitchen chairs hunched over the table where my study Bible lay open. Pen in hand and notebook open, I heard a faint thump and looked up at the baby monitor in front of me on the table. The screen showed our youngest, Winston, waving his arms and... Continue Reading →

The Vision of Sin: True to Yourself or Honest with Yourself?

I often hear in books, movies, TV shows, and most other mainstream media some variation of, “be true to yourself.” Most people in the U.S. are constantly shown and told that they need to be true to themselves; I’ve noticed it creeps into my thought processes much of the time. I’ll realize I do or... Continue Reading →

Notes from the Fray: An Introduction

Welcome back to the blog! I hope you’ve been enjoying more regular posts. The recent delay in posts has been because I have been working on something I’d like to share: I’m in the process of moving my regular writing to Substack ( I’ve looked at their platform and considered moving for a couple of... Continue Reading →

On Advent and Liturgy

As I mentioned in my last post, my family celebrated Advent last year and did so again this year. I thought I’d write a post on why we began this practice and a consideration of some potential objections to it, even though we’ve passed the season. Some Background A little background may be helpful. I... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Review: Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. Whitney

Spiritual Disciplines for the Christian Life by Donald S. WhitneyMy rating: 5 of 5 starsAn excellent overview of the essential Christian disciplines. The way Whitney describes and explains each discipline using analogies, personal stories, and biblical examples is incredibly helpful. One of the best things about the book is it’s accessibility. Whether you are just... Continue Reading →

Goodreads Review: The Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy L. Sayers

Lost Tools of Learning by Dorothy L. SayersMy rating: 5 of 5 starsAn excellent, brief overview and defense of the place for classical Christian education in today’s world. Well written, well examined, and well defended, Sayers walks the reader/listener through the need for a different kind of education (since the modern system has forgotten its... Continue Reading →

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