Resources on Christian Living

Narcissus is a character in Greek mythology who, upon seeing the beauty of his reflection in the water, falls in love with it. He devotes the rest of his life to his own reflection. From this we get our term... Continue...

A few years ago I stood at the grave of Thomas Jefferson, and wondered. I was in Charlottesville to speak at the University Mr. Jefferson founded, and made my way up to his homeplace Monticello. Standing at his grave, I was... Continue...

On this July 4, celebrating our nation’s birthday, how should Christians view America’s role in the world and their role in America? In his The Case for Goliath, Michael Mandelbaum suggests an appreciation for America’s global vocation can be likened to Frank... Continue...

I first met Sara Horn a decade ago when I was a communications intern at LifeWay and she was writer. She had just returned from her second trip to the Middle East, serving as a war correspondent for Baptist Press.... Continue...

Awhile back, I was watching an interview with Pharrell. Known for his musical genius, he was in the news again with the launch of his album GIRL. I have not heard the album, so I can’t speak to its content. But his... Continue...

The  idea of following Jesus certainly involves more than just the way that you spend an hour of your time on Sunday mornings. For most Christians, it will involve working as a Christian in some sort of a secular enterprise. Doing... Continue...

Literature is one of the most effective—and enjoyable—ways to engage the culture. Reading great literary works allows us to “test all things” (1 Thess. 5:21). Even reading works reflecting mindsets that deviate from a biblical worldview can spur on spiritual growth,... Continue...

My dad is a quiet man, more comfortable working with his hands than delivering a speech or writing an essay. But this doesn’t mean Dad wasn’t a teacher. Dad’s life spoke to me in ways that I still think of... Continue...

High school graduation is a rite of passage unlike any other. You move from being treated like a child (legally) to being counted an adult, both in society and in any academic setting you might enter. Colleges aren’t even allowed... Continue...

I’m afraid of parking garages. When I walk across these dimly lit, empty lots with plenty of places for a lurker to hide I, almost instinctively, hold my keys in my fist ready to defend myself because I know that... Continue...