Tag Archive for Christianity


Belief in God Really Isn’t THAT Important…

It’s a basic truism of blogging that controversial titles get more readers…so there you go. Now I request that you read on. In all conviction, though, I do stand by the title of this post, but let me explain. This morning was hard. I sat in the shower, steamy hot water beating on the back of my head. It was… Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 3

In this last installment of my review for T.C. Ryan’s book Ashamed No More I want to touch on the final chapters of Ryan’s journey (Part 1 and Part 2). The book, for those who have not kept up to steam with the review, is one of the best approaches towards the topic of sex addiction and pornography I have seen, and… Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 2

In part 1 of this review I introduced and covered the first few chapters of T.C. Ryan’s excellent book Ashamed No More (2012, InterVarsity Press). I want to continue the review by picking up in chapter 5. If you have felt up to this point that you have not really understood the backdrop for Ryan’s story, here you will find it. In… Read more →

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Why Does Christ Matter

About a year ago this time, Todd LaBerge and I got the chance to interview John Stonestreet and Sean McDowell on the question, “Why Does Christ Matter?” Check out what they have to say and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel. After a short hiatus, we’ll be putting up videos again within the week. Read more →

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“Ashamed No More” (Review) – Part 1

T.C. Ryan’s book Ashamed No More: A Pastor’s Journey Through Sex Addiction (IVP, 2012) is a breath of fresh air. A clean, crisp, slightly cool (but not too cold) breath of fresh air. Reading this book has been like living in the mountains again! As one who struggled with pornography for about ten years, I read a number of popular books on… Read more →

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How Christians Can Win Back My Generation

In a recent post entitled Why My Generation is Leaving Christianity, I attempted to outline a number of reasons why so many of my peers are walking away from the faith. The benefit to writing this seemed quite obvious to me and has been confirmed by the feedback the post received from both believers and non-believers alike. I am not a… Read more →