After yesterday’s post, quite a few women said they wanted to know how Becky stays sane and keeps everything running smoothly when I’m traveling. My initial response? Bwahahahaha! Seriously, it’s flattering – and delusional – for anyone to think that my wife could fall apart because I’m not home. Oh,… Read More
It’s the question I’m asked most on the road. When women find out I’ve got a family back at home they wonder… “How do you do it?” Behind the question are legitimate concerns about a father not being there for his kids’ soccer games, a wife worn out from raising… Read More
Relevant Magazine has a great article up about favorite theologians that has me thinking.
The premise of the article is that people tend to follow a person and not a theology. We may struggle to fully grasp Calvinism but we can look to John Piper to get a living example of how it plays out. Many of you have questions about how to live more simply and generously so you look to Francis Chan or David Platt or even read this blog for insight. View Post
We sat on the bank of the creek talking about Middle School. I suddenly noticed her – really noticed her, took her in. I was shocked at how her cherub toddler limbs have slimmed and stretched overnight into the beautiful girl beside me. And we remembered together why we chose not to put her on that bus six years ago and why we’ve now decided it’s time. View Post
A year ago today our family of five piled into the minivan and drove to a church outside of Nashville. We sat in the tiny chairs of a children’s Sunday school class and listened as our social worker explained the situation, walked us through paperwork, and we signed our names. View Post
I had to take two physical education classes to complete my degree in music composition. Absolutely. Makes total sense. So I chose the ones taught in air-conditioned buildings: yoga and bowling. Of course, I went to Baylor University, a (somewhat) Baptist school, so yoga was renamed “Stress Management And Relaxation”… Read More