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is a writer who lives north of Atlanta, GA. For more of his musings, visit www.austinbonds.me or Twitter (@austincbonds)

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Why ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ Is the Only Holiday Special Worth Watching

If you must choose only one Christmas special to watch this year—and every year for…

5 Things You Need to Know Before Having Your First Kid

Growing up in the church, I listened to numerous teachings each Sunday. From sin to…

Does God Really Want Everyone to Be Happy?

In the words of 17th century theologian Blaise Pascal, “All men seek happiness. This is…

6 Ways to Make Thanksgiving More Meaningful

Thanksgiving tends to be overlooked as people cast their eyes towards the 25th day of…

On What Would Have Been His 86th Birthday, the Legacy of Eugene Peterson Lives On

Eugene Peterson, who died October 22nd at 85, authored more than 30 books while serving…

What the Bible Says About How to Talk to Your Spouse

I rarely bat an eye when I catch wind of celebrities who decide to divorce.…

Build Your Marriage on the Beatitudes

In a recent Ask Pastor John podcast, a baffled father queried Dr. John Piper about…

The Spiritual Legacy of ‘Star Wars’ 40 Years Later

On May 25, 1977, director George Lucas forever altered the cinematic landscape by introducing theatergoers…

What Does a Christ-Centered Marriage Even Look Like?

In Christian circles, we hear a lot about “Christ-centered marriage.” But what does that actually…

Things to Know Before Having a Child

Growing up in the church, I listened to numerous teachings each Sunday. From sin to…

We Need Underdog Stories Now More than Ever

All the President’s Men. Bound for Glory. Network. Taxi Driver. These are stellar films, and…

Should You Even Care About This Election?

I am a citizen of the United States of America. The 14th Amendment of the…

3 Ways to Know if You Can Really ‘Afford’ Something You Want

I own a red 1999 Honda Civic LX. There are many miles on the odometer.…