Christmas and New Years parties are something that I look forward to every year. I’m guessing the same is true for most of you reading this. Being with family and friends to celebrate the commencement of a new year is … Continue reading DOES YOUR FAMILY HAVE SPIRITUAL GOALS FOR THE NEW YEAR?
Advent You’ve probably heard the word “advent” but do you know what it means? The word comes from the Latin “adventus” and literally means “coming.” Christians refer to the first and second advent’s or “first and second comings” often in … Continue reading Dear Christian Family: DON’T MISS ADVENT!
Real vs Virtual It was a typical Friday date morning for Amy and I. We went over to Sunny Street Restaurant in the Arnold Commons and walked in to be seated. I just happened to glance over and see an … Continue reading TELL THEM TO PUT THE PHONE DOWN
Be Patient “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” Have you ever heard that statement? If not, it refers to the fact that the great Roman Empire didn’t become “great” overnight. As you are raising your children to love Jesus, it’s … Continue reading SMALL VICTORIES
The first day of school is right around the corner isn’t it? My oldest son works for Wal-Mart. Recently, during his over night shift he was stocking the school supplies on the shelves all night long. Parents will soon be … Continue reading The New School Year
“Furry!” It sounds so cute doesn’t it? The word makes me think of a little dog with too much fur that cuddles up next to me. That may be what comes to your mind as well, but that isn’t at … Continue reading The Furry Phenomenon
Maybe everything…. Ad-Populum How so, says you? Have you ever heard of a fallacy called “ad-populum?” This fallacy comes from the Latin that means “appeal to the people.” This argument is basically a fallacious argument that says, because the “vast … Continue reading What does Evolution have to do with the Transgender Movement?
A Christian friendship can be one of the most beautiful blessings ofthe Christian life. I have some tremendous friends who care deeplyabout my life and walk with Jesus. Some of them would do almostanything for me, and I would do … Continue reading Christian Friendships
A common liberal assertion I took a class entitled “The New Testament as Literature” my sophomore year in college. The professor told the class that the historicityof the person of Jesus was contested, and because of this, scholarshad serious doubts … Continue reading I learned in college the bible couldn’t be trusted. What’s the truth?
REPENTANCE AND RELATIONSHIP Your personal relationships will be defined on a practical level by your ability to repent of sin when confronted. Parents, it starts with you. You and I must take responsibility for our failures so our children learn … Continue reading Teaching Children Repentance
Fanny Crosby was born March 24, 1820. When she was born, she had an eye infection. Her parents sought help from someone who smeared a paste in her eyes. Unfortunately, the paste blinded Fanny. Even though early on she lost the ability to see, she was still a very happy and thankful child. At just 8 years old she wrote this poem: “Oh, what a happy child I am, although I cannot see, I am resolved that in this world contented I will be, How many blessings I enjoy that other people don’t, So weep or sigh because I’m blind, … Continue reading Thankful in Every Situation
The Dream.. Many parents have dreams of their children making it to the college or pro level in sports, but the reality is that the vast majority of kids will not play beyond high school. A study by the NCAA … Continue reading What Are the Chances? Your Child and Sports….