Being Real About Real Issues


You know what's great about working in Christian ministry – or within my church? Since God's laid out in Scripture what's right and wrong, sinful and not, we have no conflict. Nobody talks about other people Read More

“This Is Where I Leave You”: At the Corner of Purpose and Perseverance

James Victor Roberson

I sunk down in the easy chair, stunned. Emotions, complex and unexpected, were forming a funnel cloud inside my head. "Here it comes," I thought, "but why? It was his time. He lived a long, full life, and he Read More



Another test. I'd taken tests for 16 years. From my ABCs in kindergarten to my SATs in high school. By now, my junior year in college, I'd taken hundreds of tests. Thousands, probably. Most I'd passed, a few Read More

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before Having a Kid


It’s no secret that I love fall. The cooler weather, the convergence of pennant races and the beginning of football season … I love it all. But, fall always reminds me of the birth of Daughter #1, who’s coming Read More

Don’t Say Stupid Things To Your Wife

Promo graphic for "The Song" movie

It's the book idea about relationships to end all book ideas. A book with fool-proof advice to keep you from getting into hot water verbally with your spouse. A book titled: Don't Say Stupid Things to Your Read More

More Lessons in Fatherhood … from Adrian Peterson and the NFL


I’ve always liked Adrian Peterson. He seems like a nice, well-meaning guy. But sometimes, even very nice guys make some very bad—even tragic—mistakes. The Minnesota Vikings running back has been charged with Read More