By Tim Winterstein - If The Godfather did not exist, my list of favorite movies would probably begin with The Apostle. It's certainly the movie I have watched most. Robert Duvall is brilliant and complicated. For a long time after, I couldn't watch him in any other role without thinking of the Apostle E.F. because … Continue reading Augustine to Apostle E.F.
By Bob Hiller - She is very attractive for you, isn’t she? And you can’t seem to leave her alone. You love being the center of her attention. When she compliments you, you feel like you can conquer the world. You’ve even become an expert on wooing those compliments out of her. You know what … Continue reading Pastor, that’s Not Your Wife
By Graham Glover - This past weekend, I spent an evening with two of my closest friends from childhood. I’ve known these men since I was in sixth grade. One was my best friend and high school debate partner. The other is married to my wife’s best friend and is the father of our godchild … Continue reading The Enduring Importance of Friendship
By Scott Keith - *This week, I have given my spot over to my good friend and mentor Johan Hinderlie. Besides putting up with me as a friend, Johan has served as a radio preacher, Bible camp director, parish pastor, and tour leader. But he gets most of his fun pretending he is Martin Luther. … Continue reading The Reformation Brings “Good Works” to the Marriage Bed
By Paul Nelson - There is a comfort in settling in with a set of drinks that you know you and those around you like and enjoy. It takes a certain amount of pressure off. That's where I've been settled for the past couple of months. Content. Preparing a rotation of a dozen or so … Continue reading Drink of the Week: Kyoto Dream
By Tim Winterstein - How do minds change? We tend to assume that if only we can present our opinions in the right way, and if the other person would simply be reasonable, then our rational opinions would surely change their rational minds. Those assumptions lead us to the conclusion that if I present my … Continue reading The Cost of Changing a Mind
By Bob Hiller - If the NBA is good for nothing else, it sure does supply some great offseason drama. If you haven’t been keeping up with the ESPN gossip channels, then you might not know that Kyrie Irving, the second-best player for the Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, wants out. Despite the fact that … Continue reading The Glory of Humility