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Work, Identity, and Christian Faith

Who am I? This is the persistent question of modern man. Many end up defining themselves by their work. Is this wise? Is this the best approach for Christian men? After many years of languishing on my endless reading list I finally got around to reading Josef Pieper’s modern classic, Leisure: the Basis of Culture. For those not familiar with t...

07 04 2018

Know Thyself: Reconnect With Your Ancestry

The singer Bono famously remarked (although not for the first time) that America is an idea. America is not founded upon a particular ethnicity and at first was not bounded by any particular geography. It was an idea, or even the possibility, of a particular kind of freedom – the freedom to begin again and to be whatever you want to be. Now we...

03 16 2018

Senator Ben Sasse on How to Overcome Our Parenting Crisis

The goal of parenthood is to raise our children into adults. And as you might have noticed, we are failing miserably at this task. Senator Ben Sasse reflects on the urgency of addressing this crisis in his book, The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis—and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance (St. Martin’s, 2017). He states h...

10 05 2017

Becoming Who You Are

“Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” –Mt 4:19 The Gospel of Matthew 4:12-23 is a great one: Jesus begins his proclamation of the Gospel with a simple command: “Repent.”  It’s the condition for entering the Kingdom of God. He proceeds to walk along the shore of the lake and call his first disciples: Peter and Andrew, ...

08 18 2016

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