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The Comfort Found Only in the Church

C. S. Lewis once said friendship is born at the moment when one says to another, “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . . .” We’ve all had that “You too?” moment with another person when we discovered a common interest. We instantly felt…

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How Google, Amazon, and Facebook Shape Your Mind

Long ago I read the fable about a boy who discovered a magic spool of thread. When he pulled the thread, the “boring” days and weeks and months of his youth sped by as if they were mere seconds. Thrilled that he no longer had to experience the mundane, he began pulling on the thread more and more so he only experienced the most exciting, meaningful events. But one day, the thread ran out, and the boy—suddenly an old man—realized he had lived an empty, thoughtless, and ultimately meaningless life. While the magic thread had let him breeze through his years with no uncertainty, pain, or reflection, it had robbed him of those immaterial things that make life rich and valuable.

Consider the possibility that…


How Google, Amazon, and Facebook Shape Your Mind

Stewardship of our minds isn’t less important than stewardship of our bodies.

Does God Care Where You Go to College?

Choosing a college can be incredibly exciting, but also incredibly difficult.

Your Quiet Time Is Not About You

The gospel story starts with vertical implications, but it quickly tips over into the horizontal.

Brené Brown and the Lie of the Divine Self

The more we belong to ourselves, curving inward, the less likely we are to lay down our lives for...