Lachie Outhred

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We Want You to Be a Christian Hedonist!

What Is Christian Hedonism?<p>My shortest summary of Christian Hedonism is: <i>God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.</i><p>We all make a …

Christianity

How to Educate Your Child in Body Safety

Six things that will demoralise staff

<b>2. Perpetually increase demands</b><p>“You can increase workload for a while and people find it challenging and inspiring, but at some point people just …

How to Keep Your Marriage Strong

Google “marriage jokes” and these are some of the things you’ll find:<p><i>Marriage is not a word. It is a sentence–a life sentence.</i><p><i>Marriage is very much</i> …

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I'm Done Making My Kid's Childhood Magical

If our grandmothers and great-grandmothers could see the pressure modern mothers put on themselves, they'd think we were insane.<p>Since when does being a good mom mean you spend your days creating elaborate crafts for your children, making sure their rooms are decked-out Pottery Barn Ikea …

15 Keys to Parenting: What No One Tells You

So when you curled up on my bed last night and we watched <b>The Power of Ten</b> —<p>nothing could have prepared me for the exponential power of the broken …

Missional Motherhood

The clarion call to repent and believe the gospel message reverberates all over the world. Evangelism is happening in remote jungles where missionary …

The benefits (and struggles) of family devotions

If there is one thing I’ve learnt in my years of parenting five children, it is that God is the only one who has advice that must be listened to. …

Facebook privacy and kids: Don’t post photos of your kids online.

I vividly remember the Facebook post. It was my friend’s 5-year-old daughter “Kate,” (a pseudonym) standing outside of her house in a bright yellow …

Just asking: What were your BEST and WORST moments of the week?

BEST: The dust storm. I know that’s a bit of a weird ‘best’ because it was messy and inconvenient and made some people very sick. But it certainly …

What to do when your teen doesn’t want to go to church

Every Christian parent dreads the day that their teenage son or daughter tells them they don’t want to go to church. Let me give a few lessons I’ve …

The 4Gs – truths to set you free

In my book <i>You Can Change</i> I identified four liberating truths about God. I suggested that underlying all our sinful behaviour and negative emotions is …

Drawing the Line Between Blog Posts and News Articles

Posted on September 6, 2013 by<p>I’ll be honest here as I begin to write this blog post—no matter how hard I try, I can’t write a blog post that doesn’t …

“Tricky People” are the New Strangers

Right after Diddy was born, I was in the car listening to NPR and I heard a child safety educator say, “Stop telling your kids not to talk to …

5 Things Your Brain Needs More Of Every Day

Eat more chocolate, get more sunlight. You’re going to like this list of things your brain needs to perform at its best.<p>The things we put into our bodies have a gigantic effect on the way that we feel. While it’s obvious that a salad for lunch will give us more energy in the afternoon than a plate …

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This relatively low-cost NAS enclosure is faster than you'd expect given its price<p>The Synology DS213j is an entry-level 2-bay NAS device with 512MB …

Innovation Isn't Just About Brainstorming New Ideas

In its early years, Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, now known as 3M, was a dismal failure. After years of mining losses and red ink, company founders and investors came to a crossroads. They could close the business, or change course. 3M executives did what most successful executives do …

Switch off static and turn on your mind

What these writers know instinctively is what science has confirmed in a series of studies: media multitasking makes us less productive, slower and …

Blissfully wired: 10 rules for digital happiness

I'm the Luddite professor: My students are not allowed to use cell phones or laptops in my classes. During the break, they can power up and engage in a text and email frenzy for ten minutes -- then it's time to unplug again. Not all professors are this stringent with technology in the classroom.<p>And …

Six Benefits of Ordinary Daily Devotions

“Your devotions may have seemed ordinary today, but God is making something extraordinary through it.”<p><b>Soul Exercise</b> (1 Corinthians 9:24; Romans …

Christianity

Marriage Isn’t For You

Having been married only a year and a half, I've recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn't for me...

Why Christians Should Read More Fiction

First off, I wouldn’t normally compare myself to a street preacher on a soapbox. But as an English major at a small Christian liberal arts college, I …

The Day I Stopped Saying 'Hurry Up'

When you're living a distracted life, every minute must be accounted for. You feel like you must be checking something off the list, staring at a screen, or rushing off to the next destination. And no matter how many ways you divide your time and attention, no matter how many duties you try and …