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Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

Prepping Your Teens for Roe v. Wade Discussions

“They’ve started protesting.”  My son paused his channel surfing and turned up the volume. We watched in silence as a crowd of screaming women threw themselves against the doors of an Arizona courthouse. We had discussed the fallout of overturning Roe v. Wade since...
Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

Prepping Your Kids for Pride Month

For the past month, our local stores have been gradually stocking gear for the next holiday: Pride Month. Rainbows have become the pumpkin spice of late spring. Your toddler can now rock a trans rights tee-shirt. Even Mittens the cat can have an oh-so-fabulous...
5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

5 Biblical Men Every Boy Should Know

A Twitter post caught my eye a while back from a brother in Christ who was fed up with his church’s take on biblical manhood. Manhood, it was implied, was a burly trinity of plaid, football, and Clint Eastwood. As if the lost 11th commandment was: Thine beard...
Five Biblical Women Every Girl Should Know

Five Biblical Women Every Girl Should Know

Listen to this blog post here: Not too long ago, a fellowship ad in our church bulletin caught my eye. It was for what appeared to be an adult version of church camp. I’m talking confidence course, archery, paintball, cool speakers, the works! It looked a-mazing. I...
Matthew West and the Modesty Debate

Matthew West and the Modesty Debate

In Matthew West’s latest satire song, “Modest is Hottest,” this dad of teen girls is smacked with the realization that his babies aren’t babies anymore. How should his daughters navigate the saucy side of TikTok and the pending arrival of boys at the front door? By...
Confessions of a Former Christian Snowflake

Confessions of a Former Christian Snowflake

Back when most of us were still in diapers, there was a trial that made some buzz on the eastern Tennessee nightly news. A parent had been flipping through her children’s classroom readers when some of the material made her conservative Spidey senses tingle. No, it...
The Original Sexual Revolution

The Original Sexual Revolution

Now I would not be doing my job right if we were to leave our survey of purity culture while it was at its low point because, thank the sweet little baby Jesus, that’s not the end of the story. What we’re needing is the message that 90’s purity culture largely...