Godly legacy

Five Lessons I’ve Learned from Playing Golf and Spending Time with My Dad

Father’s Day is a special day to many people. Over the past several years, I’ve been fortunate to spend Father’s Day with my dad in the Greater Seattle area. While this year, I wasn’t able to go visit him, I always look forward to our weekly time talking about life,...

Biblical Manhood and Strength

One of my many concerns about manhood in our day stems from modern notions of strength. When we think of strength as men we think of that massive offense lineman whose bulked up through a good diet and lifting weights. We’ve been taught as men from a young age to seek...

Loving God and Your Spouse: Six Ways Christ Instructed Husbands to Love Their Wives

Have you ever felt like you don’t know how to show your wife love? More than one study has shown that men have a hard time loving their wives, despite the fact that the Scriptures require it. Five times in typical English translations of the Bible (and six times in...

The Gospel-Centered Husband

The opposite of a gospel-centered husband, I think, is a comfortable husband. The adjectives gospel-centered and comfortable don’t really fit together in a gospel-centered home.[1]  What is more, a comfortable husband might be simply okay with the current status of...

Biblical Manhood: Superheroes, the Apostle Paul and You

Biblical manhood is an idea that is extremely neglected in our society today. Popular culture emphasizes to men that they are to be like their favorite sports hero — super-strong or superhuman, able to conquer all and take no prisoners. The problems with this are many...

Godly Courage

One of the quintessential issues men face in every age is that of courage. I remember the first time I stood up to my father, a Lt. Colonel in the US Army and a physical therapist, when he was treating my mother poorly. You see, my entire life up to that point, I was...