…it’s so deeply ingrained in me that I need to perform for him to really be pleased with me. So I strive and strive and strive. And it’s never enough. And it never will be enough. And the emptiness of that just kills me.
I’m the dad of 3 girls and am afraid of the world of sexual harassment and abuse my daughters are going to have to navigate. I’m also the author of Beyond the Battle: a man’s guide to his identity in Christ in an oversexualized world, a book that, among other things, helps men rewire their […]
My latest post is up on the Covenant Eyes blog: #MeToo and the Deep Cultural Concerns it Highlights.
Posts like this are hard to write. Hard because they are humbling. I started reading through the #metoo posts on Twitter, at the request of some women in my church. It’s hard to organize my thoughts so I’m just going to put them out there: I was wrong. I do a lot of work around […]
At church growing up, they would always have all moms stand up and then ushers would walk around and give each mom a carnation. While I understand the heart behind this, there are several significant reasons this and other Mother’s Day observations / celebrations should not be done in church: 1. Many women have had […]
Reasons you should care about Child Sexual Abuse: The most likely candidates to abuse your children are people you wouldn’t expect. People like relatives, babysitters, etc who have developed trust relationships with them. Abduction is not something that happens to other people. It happens to people who don’t think it will happen to them and […]