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A Parable of the Productive Servant

Author Alan Fadling asks us to consider this parable:

There was once a king who had two servants. One of the servants, for fear of not pleasing his master, ...

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God Gave Us Sex in Marriage to Unleash Joy

In a recent book on marriage, Ray Ortlund writes:

The key to understanding the sexual wisdom of [the Bible] is to combine both form and freedom, both structure ...

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Film 'Fences': Son Doubts His Father's Love

In the movie Fences (originally a play written by August Wilson), Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson, a 53-year-old man who works for the sanitation ...


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The Old Preacher's 67,600 Pages of Sermons

In Marilynne Robinson's beautiful novel Gilead, the old preacher John Ames starts digging through a box of sermons in his attic. One day he figures ...


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Soccer Goalies Take Responsibility for Their 'Box'

When all three of my boys started playing soccer I had to quickly learn the rules—like what is off sides, and what's a handball, and what's the ...


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Our Culture's Three Views of Marriage

New York Times columnist David Brooks argues that there are three different lenses through which to think about marriage decisions—the psychological, ...


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App Fills Your Calendar So You Can Pretend To Be Busy

Your friend is moving Saturday. Are you free to help? The real answer is yes. The honest answer is no, because you're a human being and not a forklift. ...


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Worshipping God: Duty or Delight?

In a recent TV commercial a young man is struggling with whether to go through with an arranged marriage. In his home country arranged marriages were ...


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Christian, You're Never 'Off Duty'

You've probably heard the story, but in a security breach in Washington, D.C. a man jumped the fence that surrounds the White House and sprinted through ...


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Dockers Ad Challenges Men to Act Like Men

As of June 2011 Levi-Strauss was still running their provocative ad campaign that targets men for a line of Dockers pants. The following script for the ...


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