Strong families are the bedrock of any society. In fact, the very first institution that God creates in the Garden of Eden is marriage (family). The bible says, in Genesis 2:24 “For this reason a man shall leave his father … Continue reading The Election and the Sanctity of Marriage
With the swearing in of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court we can hopefully expect some serious fundamental changes in our country. Growing up in SBC life I have been conditioned to expect a “right to life Sunday” every … Continue reading The Election and Sanctity of Life
Things are beginning to open as the global pandemic caused by Covid-19 slows just a little for now. My church met last week at 20% capacity and attempted to create plenty of space for people to social distance. As some … Continue reading Don’t go back to Egypt….
Learning some lessons I am sure that you, like me are sick of the stay at home orders. If you are even a little like me, you long for normalcy, routine and normal relationships that consist of high five’s, hugs … Continue reading Being Still During Covid-19
Coronavirus Pandemic The word “pandemic” comes from two Greek words. Pan, meaning “all” and demos meaning “people.” In other words, all people are susceptible to a viral pandemic. As we have watched for the last few weeks, the spread of … Continue reading Coronavirus: Why?
Do You Need to Take it Down a Notch? Do you ever notice your disagreements reaching a fever pitch with your spouse? One person gets louder, then the other gets even louder until someone is yelling at the top of … Continue reading Take It Down A Notch
I couldn’t believe Melvin was actually asking me to do it. Melvin, my girlfriends (now my wife) uncle had a large lump on the back of his right hand. I asked Melvin what the lump was. He said that he … Continue reading The Pain Comes First
Mary Poppins? December 21st 2018 my life changed. I think it could have been Mary Poppins fault, but I’m not sure. I didn’t really want to be at the movie theater watching Mary Poppins, but I did want to be … Continue reading One Dad’s Panic Attack
Do your children get grumpy when you tell them to put down the device, shut off the game system or movie? Have you noticed that you are obsessed with Facebook, your favorite Netflix show or constantly window shopping on your … Continue reading Are You Ready For A Media Fast?
Is My Child Ready for Baptism? Is my child ready for baptism? I hear this question quite a bit from families. Many are skeptical and want me to talk with their child to see why he/she is interested in baptism. … Continue reading Is My Child Ready for Baptism?
In January of 1976, a young woman found out that she was pregnant. Her and her husband had been struggling financially for quite sometime. They already had three children and this news was an unwelcomed surprise. Her husband encouraged her … Continue reading A Young Woman Who Chose Life
A few years back on the little hobby farm my family and I lived on we bought some chickens. The kids were so excited that they picked out names for each of the hens and the rooster. It wasn’t long … Continue reading Broken Eggs