When we hear the word exodus, we probably think about Moses and Pharaoh, Egypt and slavery, plagues and Passover, redemption and Red Sea. We think about the book that bears its name. But if you think the exodus is just some story near the front of your Bible, think again. […]

Worshiping the God of the Exodus: 5 Quotes from Roberts ...


“If the soul should go to heaven and not the body, then a believer would be only half saved.” -Thomas Watson     I’ve been to a lot of funerals in my life. I’ve a heard a lot of funeral sermons. And I’ve sometimes seen the pastor point at the […]

What About Bob? Or, Why the Resurrection of the Body ...



    Tilly was a guest on Ryan Thomas’s radio show On the Road this week.  They discussed envy, love, art, and more. Listen HERE.

Discussing envy On the Road


Scenario #1 I’m in the Aldi parking lot, jogging from my van to the shopping carts with a quarter in my fist. I’m jogging because the two little girls are in the van waiting for me to bring the cart back and load them into it. As I near the […]

What do men want?



[Author’s note: this the final installment of a three part series. Here are the links to parts 1 and 2. Part 1 introduces the subject, cautioning us to listen to all that the Bible says rather than just picking the verses we’re most comfortable with. Part 2 unpacks the first […]

What Should Christians Expect at the Final Judgment? Part 3


C. S. Lewis on the Christian Life: Becoming Truly Human in the Presence of God  by Joe Rigney This book pulls together one of my favorite dead authors with one of my favorite living ones. C. S. Lewis was undoubtedly one of God’s greatest literary gifts to the church in […]

C. S. Lewis on the Christian Life



(The following article was originally published at The Gospel Coalition.) How much does the Trinity matter to you? If you found out tomorrow that God is actually only one person instead of three, would your relationship with God feel any different? Would it require a drastic overhaul in the way […]

Two Reasons the Trinity Matters


  I always had a strange recurring thought during the jobs I’ve held over the last fifteen years. There was always a sneaky, unspoken feeling that I never managed to put into words: that I was somehow left outside the “real work” of the “real world.” In a time when […]

Mothers doing “real work” in the “real world”



Behold, you are beautiful, my love behold, you are beautiful! your eyes are glazed with sleep deprivation behind your veil — Your hair is like a flock of goats leaping down the slopes of Gilead if the goats have not seen the business end of a bottle of Pantene in […]

Song of Solomon when the kids are small


In our previous post we began asking the question, “What should Christians expect at the final judgment?” My main burden was to warn against simple answers, and to encourage us to work hard to say yes to all that the Bible teaches. In this post, I’d like to unpack answer #1: […]

What Should Christians Expect at the Final Judgment? Part 2