The Future Archive

Dear One Direction Fan

I get how Liam, Niall, Harry, Zayn, and Louis melt your heart. I do. They’re sexy, they’re funny, and they’ve been coached by the very best to know just how to tug at your heartstrings. You feel like they complete you. Like they’re perfect. Like they love you even though they’ve never met you. I don’t know how to break this to you gently, but . . . it’s all one beautifully packaged lie.

Is Your iPhone Making You Lonely?

I have a hunch that many of you are lonely. In fact, I’ve often said that if I could label your generation, I’d call you The Lonely Generation. Which is weird because you are the most connected generation that has ever existed. You’ve got Facebook friends, Instagram followers, and people to send a Snapchat to. But let’s face it, none of that is translating into real connection the way we want it to, is it?

Six Reasons To Guard Your Eyes

So what if porn is everywhere? Why does it matter if you go with the flow and watch, read, and listen to sexual content? That, my friends, is a million-dollar question. Here are six reasons why exposing yourself to porn (remember porn simply means the depiction of erotic behavior) matters.

On The Hunger Games And Riding The Next Big Wave

There are plenty of potential land mines out there when it comes to books we can read, movies we can watch, shows we can turn on, and songs we can listen to. Even so, I’m less interested in placing these pop culture phenomena into the categories of “good” and “bad” on this blog and more interested in helping you squeeze everything the culture throws at you through the grid of God’s Word.