Conversations on Writing, Reading, & the Christian Life
Join me as I interview pastors, authors, and writing experts in my journey to better understand the calling and the craft of writing, reading, and living the Christian life.
A Good (Definition of) Man Is Hard to Find
How We Define Manhood and Masculinity
Previous Post in This Series: The Male Malaise: Why Confusion About Masculinity is Causing Too Many Men to Disengage and Check Out The past years have seen a massive spike in debates, articles, and books on the topic of masculinity, most centered around a call to redefine what masculinity means. What does it mean to...
The Male Malaise
Why Confusion About Masculinity is Causing Too Many Men to Disengage and Check Out
Last week I got my hair cut. My barbershop has been feverishly adding locations and rebranding itself in an attempt to monopolize the cutting of all men’s hair within a 50-mile radius. As their website puts it, they are just “your traditional neighborhood barbershop and the future of men’s grooming.” The nostalgia of your grandpa’s...
CT Article: Bonhoeffer Convinced Me to Abandon My Dream
His words challenged everything I had learned about pastoral vision.
It’s hard to estimate the impact Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s book, Life Together has had on my concept of pastoral ministry. And maybe no sentence has ever impacted my work more than Bonhoeffer’s, “God hates visionary dreaming.” I’m honored to have been able to share more about this passage in a recent article on Christianity Today Pastors....