We Model a Lot of Things for Our Kids. But Have we Taught Them How to Fail?
Al Andrews
By Al Andrews

To celebrate my son Brent’s 16th birthday, my two boys and I signed up for the Tennessee Motorcycle Safety Course. It’s a two-day program designed for folks who’ve never ridden a cycle before. At the end of the second day, the prize is a motorcycle license.

Though we don’t have motorcycles, we dreamed of riding together on the Natchez Trace, a beautiful stretch of highway that runs from Nashville to Mississippi. No stop signs or traffic lights. Only beautiful scenery and gently winding roads.

Starting our day at the training facility with six other men, we began with […]

Does the Pro-Life Movement Need a New Strategy?
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

I am pro-life. I believe abortion is a painful and dark reality in the world.

But I’m often reluctant to associate with the pro-life movement. And I don’t think I’m alone.

I remember, years ago, when I was in high school, sitting at a picnic table at a park near my home reading Martin Luther King’s Letters From a Birmingham Jail and being moved by the love Dr. King had for his oppressors. He was willing to cause tension, for sure, but he was also willing to die as a martyr. He was willing to die for those who he saw as lost in darkness.

The ability to love our enemies, and I mean deeply love our enemies, is of the most […]

Sunday Morning Sermon – Steve Jobs on Numbering Our Days
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Storyline readers are incredibly diverse. A number of our readers do not attend a church with regularity. And yet we are a people who want to follow the real Christ, and contribute to His real community. As such, we offer our Sunday Morning Sermons. We’ve found brief interactions with a wide range of personalities and intend to feature one every Sunday. This is the Sunday morning sermon done, well, differently. After each feature, Don will chime in to share his opinions on the “sermon.” […]