Sometimes the Christian life can seem like an uphill grind, like the world is out to get you. Wasn’t life supposed to get easier once you became a Christian? Sometimes, if you stopped long enough to really think about things, it might even seem like God Himself is putting up roadblocks at every turn, trying…

For the Apostle Paul, he knew that every natural battle we face has a spiritual source behind it because he knew what his Scriptures (our Old Testament) taught about the reality of spiritual warfare. Satan was an angel created by God (Job 1:3) who is described as a cherub and the highest of all created…

This is the second entry for those looking to disciple and train their sons (or grandsons) who are still in the house and growing in their faith in Jesus. Use these Man Code entries as an opportunity to discuss deeper spiritual issues with your son! (Previous Man Code entries can be found here.) “The fear…

The battle for truth continues to be on the frontlines of our society today, a battle we engage in daily (whether we realize it or not). Mocking the blatant partisanship of political talk shows, where both sides relentlessly spin their own version of truth, cable television host Stephen Colbert coined the term “truthiness,” which became…

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Josh Daffern

Born and raised in California, Josh graduated college from California Baptist University and spent two years as a missionary in Africa before coming back to America and finding the love of his life (Robin). Josh graduated from New Orleans Seminary with a Masters of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry. Josh has been involved in full-time ministry for over twenty years. He enjoys hiking, beach volleyball, reading, playing anything competitive, and rough-housing with his kids. Josh, his gorgeous wife Robin, his outrageously handsome boys Zeke, Shepherd and Lincoln and his princess Elle, live in northern Virginia. Josh also blogs on Patheos as New Wineskins: an Apologist for the Modern Church and you can find links to all his content on joshdaffern.com. Enjoy the blog!

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