How To Disagree Agreeably

Disagreeing agreeably seems lost on most in our day and age. Even to use the word “argument” is taken as describing bickering, quarreling, and contention. More

John the Baptist in The Greatest Story Ever Told

Our family movie night this week featured the 1965 classic, The Greatest Story Ever Told. Featuring Max von Sydow as Jesus and Charlton Heston as John the Baptist, this film was one of my favorites growing up. Yes, the actor playing Jesus has funny hair. My son Eli was quick to point that out.  But I…More

How To Contend Without Being Contentious

Whether potential threats to faithful Christian life and thought come from inside or outside the church – how does one go about contending for the faith without being contentious? It is too easy to confront bad attitudes with other bad attitudes. But when we counter falsehoods with other falsehoods, or respond inappropriately to inappropriateness, we…More