Mother and ChildWe have five children. When they were young my wife, Judy, was often abused in the grocery check out line with comments like, “Don’t you know what causes babies?”It has not gotten better. Today the animosity is worse.Doug...Infinite Humility & Self EmptyingSome of Jesus’ statements were especially useful as measures of our sin and his love. Matthew 23:12 is an example. “Whoever exalts himself will be humbled. Whoever humbles himself will be exalted.” This idea...Anselm (1033-1109)Christmas is coming, the day we celebrate the Incarnation, the doctrine that God became man. This raises a great question. Why would God become man? Wasn’t there an easier way? Surely God could have forgiven sin without taking on human flesh. Like...In the summer of 2010 I was privileged to share lunch with my son-in-law at the renowned little Oxford Pub, The Eagle and the Child. For almost 20 years J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, with a few others, met there every Tuesday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 to drink...Here is a great post from Christianity Today on the theological message in the newly released movie, The Hobbit. Enjoy!