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Essays on how the existence of God infuses meaning into every atom in the universe. Special attention is given to the implications of the incarnation. Explore topics like faith, failure, joy, perseverance, ethics, personhood, the trinity, meaning, evil, morality, and the character of God.
Bible studies, word studies, topical verse listings, theological deep dives, and additional study resources. Matt gives special attention to topics like peace, justice, God's nature, apologetics, and Christianity in culture.
Authentic meditations grounded in hope. Poems examining the inner-world of doubt, contentment, love, anger, bitterness, rage, peace, anxiety, rest, friendship, and wholeness. Meaning is often intentionally shrouded in order to prompt reflection.
A recurring list of things that are decidedly not crummy. You'll find links to helpful articles, books, music, apps, podcasts, people to follow, and more. Curated online finds served up regularly.
Reflections and essays on fine art, painting, drawing, sculpture, eduction, process, and other related topics. Biblical commentary on the important role of beauty and creativity in our lives. Highlighting trends and current events in the art world, artist stories, and historical perspectives on the changing role of art in society.
Creative process, theology of art, imagination, self-improvement, ideation, product development, collaboration, craft, and conceptualization. Matt discusses principles for successful creative endeavors and maintain joy in your processes.
Essays on the intersection of government and faith. Topics include: Justice, racism, evangelicalism, immigration, political parties, citizenship, economics, religious liberty, innovation, classical liberalism, partisanship, voting, development, and history.
Cultural analysis, theological studies, historical perspectives, sociological research, creative asset downloads, Bible study tools, reference materials, and Christian living reading recommendations.
Discussions on vocation, work-life balance, theology of work, workplace ethics, Biblical leadership, workplace culture, and time management. Matt examines God's design for work and the vital role it plays in human flourishing—with an emphasis on social impact, health, globalization, inequality, community, and worship.
Music recommendations, songwriting, Biblical perspectives on music, worship, cultural analysis, performance, and playlists. Matt (a life-long musician) offers insights on the role of music in fostering patterns of healthy reflection, celebration, generosity, listening, and patience.
Marriage, parenting, theology of family, book recommendations, education, Biblical discipleship, home life, and multi-generational families. Matt reflects on the role of family as a God-ordained community—highlighting the tension between the power of family in shaping cultures and the manipulation of family as a tool for culture wars.
Perspectives on climate change, creation care, Biblical analysis, agriculture, environmental stewardship, scientific studies, tech breakthroughs, and more. Matt examines how to reduce global and regional environmental impacts while creating a cleaner world that works better for everyone.
Habits, goals, rest, prayer, health, leadership development, personal growth, time management, personal ethics, missions, values, communication, inspiration, collaboration. Matt gives special attention to how the imago dei (image of god) informs and shapes our understanding of our personal mission, vision, and values.
Cultural analysis, book recommendations, helpful podcasts, current events, politics, policy, theology of culture, language, ethnicity, sociology, entertainment, social media, individualism, secularism, nationalism, conservatism, liberalism, philosophy, poverty, social justice, church, and Christianity. Matt discusses various cultural movements, influential people, and formative ideas through the lens of the Bible, peer-review academic studies, statistics, and commentary.