Who’s to blame: the disturbing case of the “Millennials” and how we can stop it from happening again, Part 2

Dear young Millennial parents, A short time ago, I voiced my concern about the style of worship I was encountering in otherwise evangelical Christian circles.  Immediately, I was chastised by a young Christian for criticizing other Christians’ styles of worship.  “We are to be kind and mind our own business,” is a paraphrase of what … Continue reading Who’s to blame: the disturbing case of the “Millennials” and how we can stop it from happening again, Part 2

Who’s to blame: the disturbing case of the “Millennials” and how we can stop it from happening again, Part 1

What I am about to discuss are the ideas that make me fall on my knees daily and say, “Dear God forgive me for my part in causing the downfall of our culture.” This article, and the one that follows, is more about late Baby Boomers’ and Generation X’s parenting than about the Millennials.  The … Continue reading Who’s to blame: the disturbing case of the “Millennials” and how we can stop it from happening again, Part 1

Adaptation

I was an impatient child, a fact that doesn’t surprise anyone who knows me now.  Putting jigsaw puzzles together was enormous challenge for me.  I would start optimistically by separating out all of the straight-edged pieces that would create the outside border.  Sooner or later, however, I would hit a piece for which I could … Continue reading Adaptation

Self Esteem: a followup of a discussion I’ve skirted around before

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God,to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, … Continue reading Self Esteem: a followup of a discussion I’ve skirted around before

The Beauty of Daughters

I’m writing this from the Starbucks near my daughter’s dance class where I wait for her to finish practice. Having dedicated a post on sons, it’s only fair that I chat a bit about the only gender I know personally from rearing–girls.  I recently read the great article published by Dr. Carol Langlois entitled, “Fathers, … Continue reading The Beauty of Daughters