The Sociology of Selfies

On a recent trip to San Francisco with my wife we laughed as we kept trying to frame our selfie with the Golden Gate Bridge in the background. Was it enough of the bridge? How did we look? Bike helmets on or off? What was interesting was we were surrounded by hundreds of other tourists […]

Millennials: Why Can’t They Quit Watching Porn?

It will come as no surprise that this millennial generation has unprecedented access to images of graphic sexuality.  Barely a generation ago, these images were limited to magazines on hidden shelves at convenience stores. But as “digital natives,” they now have unlimited porn available at any time, privately accessible, and free. According to Dr. Ogas, […]

Millennials and Money

If you have a child in college or living outside the house then you have had this conversation… “Are you coming home from college this weekend?  Yes, can I have gas money?”  Is it just me or does that sound like extortion?  “How bad do you want to see me this weekend?  It’s going to […]

DARE you to never say this ONE word in your prayers again…

Which word do you think is used most in our prayers?   Jesus, God, please, help, or me? Nope. Listen next time. Listen to others pray. Listen to yourself pray. When you hear it will become so obvious. It will become so distracting. Once you recognize it this one word will start to drive you crazy. […]

Millennials: Why They Arent In Church

Time once was, in the not too distant past, that you would be shunned for appearing in public on Sunday morning in anything less than your best “go to meeting” clothes and seen anyplace other than your neighborhood church at the end of a tree lined street.  But in less than a generation, churches, synagogues, […]

Millennials: The Hook Up Generation?

It’s that time of year once again. When day becomes longer than night. When brown becomes green. When what’s dead becomes alive. When we open long shuttered windows. When there is love in the air. It is Spring! For the younger among us that means Spring Break; the end of a school year; the hope […]