Flanders: Don’t Waste Your Girl Power

We hear a lot about female empowerment these days…but how should we define it? What does an empowered woman really look like? Is she wealthy? Is she world-famous? Does she radiate prestige? Does she command the respect of her peers? Does she carry political clout? Is she her own woman? Completely autonomous? Answers to no one? Is girl power something she wears like a badge? Or wields like a … Continue reading Flanders: Don’t Waste Your Girl Power

Desiring God: The Hardest Part of Mothering

No one warned me. No one told me that after training our children to sleep through the night, after helping them learn the ways of kindness and the value of hard work, after teaching them the joy of reading and the delight of knowing the living word, after determining to most gladly spend and be spent for their souls, no one told me that the … Continue reading Desiring God: The Hardest Part of Mothering

Yenor: Transgender Activists working to Undermine Parental Rights

Radical feminists aspire to revolutionize society in three ways. First, they seek to eliminate the different ways boys and girls are socialized, so that they will come to have very similar characters and temperaments. Second, they seek to cultivate financial and emotional independence of women and children from the family. Third, they hope to erase sexual taboos, embracing new ways for individuals to achieve sexual … Continue reading Yenor: Transgender Activists working to Undermine Parental Rights

Hurricane Harvey: God’s Faithfulness to a Courageous Mother

“…and they say [her pink backpack] sticking above the water and were able to get to them and pull them into the boat just before they went under that trestle. Had it been a few moments later they would of been sucked under and the boat wouldn’t have been able to get to them.” A Texas toddler is stable condition after her mother sacrificed her … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: God’s Faithfulness to a Courageous Mother

Mercatornet: Jane Austen’s Marriage Challenge

During the last couple of weeks, while Jane Austen fans have been paying tribute to the famous novelist on the 200th anniversary of her death, devotees of a very different type of fiction have been getting their fix of Game of Thrones, Season 7. From all accounts this television series has more dead bodies than a busy mortuary, making it incredibly popular for some reason. A … Continue reading Mercatornet: Jane Austen’s Marriage Challenge

Desiring God: Contentment in Trials, How God Prepared Us for a Brain Tumor

As God tests us, he wants us to test him, to see if he is as faithful as he promised. I undertook the job of writing a book on the subject of contentment, something that I have wanted to do for a very long time. Having learned so much from the Puritans Jeremiah Burroughs and Thomas Watson on contentment, I wanted to assemble something simple … Continue reading Desiring God: Contentment in Trials, How God Prepared Us for a Brain Tumor