When I was seven, my family moved across the world to spend 12 years in Mongolia. I still remember the day our plane touched down and the drive from the airport, drinking in the new sights, sounds, and smells: the Soviet-style apartment buildings, the old women sitting together in their traditional Mongolian coats, the little kids walking home from school with their ice cream cones, the tiny shops along the road that sold everything from Coca-Cola to socks, and the unfamiliar language that grew to be so sweet to my ears.
Questions About God-Centered Relationships
Question One – Are purity commitments pointless or even harmful? Why do purity commitments so often fail…
Great (Vacation) Expectations
I was awakened from slumber by the sound of my alarm. 6:30 AM, already…
He Said, She Said
The long-anticipated day arrived…
Reflections on the Purity Movement
Purity. It’s a simple word, but one that often triggers intense emotion and controversy…
201: Ideas for Family Discipleship
Have you ever wondered how to effectively lead your children closer to Christ?
The Tie That Binds
The September sun was generous that day — warm and syrupy, casting an autumnal glow on a row of marmalade colored maples — an idyllic landscape for our little outing…
163: Signs of a Healthy Relationship
Have you ever wondered how to tell if a relationship is truly Christ-centered?
156: How to Handle Criticism
At one time or another we will become the brunt of criticism … the question is how will we respond when it comes our way?