A Theology of Thankfulness

Thankfulness is a key practice of the Christian life.

A Review of “Gospel-Centered Marriage Counseling” by Kellemen

I will be the first to admit it, marriage counseling is complicated. Counsel, in such situations, is compounded by the reality of addressing two sufferers and two sinners who cause problems for one another and who see the cause of those problems from totally different vantage points. There are loads of great volumes out there […]

Reflections on Psalm 118

The dual attributes of sovereignty and goodness invite our trust.

2021 Study Decisions

Every year I pick a subject that I plan to spend the next 12 months studying, or at least that’s what I’ve done for many years. Last year Krista and I had a book to finish and this year…well, this year COVID happened and all my plans seemed to change. But I am planning to […]

A Review of “Recovering From Biblical Manhood & Womanhood” by Aimee Byrd

This book is way less controversial than people made it out to be, but far more challenging and helpful than some admit.

Justification by Faith and Marital Conflict

The doctrine of justification by faith can help us to avoid defensiveness in our marriages.

A Review of “Marriage Conflict” by Steve Hoppe

Hoppe interacts well with Scripture, gives specific applications, and focuses his counsel directly on conflict.

On Forgetting and Remembering: Reflections on Psalm 106

Fight the good fight of faith, but rejoice that God always remembers.

A Review of “The Color of Compromise” by Jemar Tisby

As uncomfortable as the story is, it is our story, and we can grow from reading it.

A Review of “God of All Comfort” by Scott Harrower

This book offers some fresh insights into the usefulness of Christian doctrine for trauma recovery.