Freedom From Idols

Freedom From Idols

How do Silicon Valley tech gurus design a successful app, an app that will hook consumers and then keep them hooked so they keep coming back to the app? Some app designers call this process “captology,” or the art of capturing people’s attention and...
America’s Epitaph

America’s Epitaph

T.S. Eliot wrote this epitaph over America: “And the wind shall say: ‘Here were decent godless people \ Their only monument the asphalt road \ And a thousand lost golf balls.” I’m not ready to write off America, but I do see serious signs of cultural...
Paul:  A Man on a Mission

Paul: A Man on a Mission

Other than Jesus Christ, it could be argued that no one has ever changed the world more than the apostle Paul. Paul was a man obsessed! He went from being Christianity’s greatest opponent to Christianity’s greatest proponent. Paul was willing to go anywhere and do...
He Paid Our Debt

He Paid Our Debt

John Ortberg tells the following story: In May 2009, my family was in Azusa, California, because one of our kids was graduating from Azusa Pacific University. My wife, Nancy, was going to speak at the commencement ceremonies, so she and I were invited to a special...
Online Dangers: Tween & Teen App Guide

Online Dangers: Tween & Teen App Guide

Online dangers are a real threat and can be easily accessed by children and teens. In my family after learning about these threats, we put some new boundaries in place to protect our children.  A few of these boundaries are: • No electronic devices without supervision...