Category: Transformation

In Your Anger…Don’t Sin? (Part I)

“In your anger do not sin.” Eph. 4:26. If you were to conduct a survey, among men or women, listing the Top 10 most frequently seen characteristics in men, sooner rather than later you’d run into Anger. More likely, it would be in the Top 3. It seems that anger has become the emotion that […]

Truth or Love?

Do we see ourselves as being men primarily committed to telling the truth, or men primarily committed to building relationships? Often it feels like the two are mutually exclusive: telling to whole truth might permanently harm a friendship. In Ephesians 4:15 we are urged to speak the truth in love. Apparently it IS possible. Experience […]

2011 to-do list: Have a new soul

One of my least favorite comic strips is one called Lio. It has a consistently morbid theme that involves a little boy, Lio, pulling dark surprises, that usually include ghosts, vampires or goblins, on his clueless father. I confess; I don’t get it. I’m guessing it’s French. Imagine my shock when, as I read the […]

I Can’t Believe I’m Doing This

“Really, Craig? Do we really need another blog?” I have a thing about blogs. I’m sorry, but many seem self-obsessed and ego-driven. And honestly, I’m not really that sorry. There are outstanding exceptions, of course, but for me many blogs smack of values that drive our culture. Values I’m opposed to. I’ve already spent 5 […]