December 5thLight two candles. When Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother’sbrother, and the sheep of Laban his mother’s brother, Jacob wentup and rolled the stone from the mouth of the well and wateredthe flock of Laban his … Continue reading Jacob: A Love Story (Part I)
Son of the Shunamite: Hoping to Bless (Day 7) (Excerpt taken from the book current book I am working on that will be called The Seventh Resurrection) “Let us make a small room on the roof with walls and put … Continue reading Hospitality
If there was ever a time in history to teach your children about these important terms it’s now. I was watching the Kansas City Chiefs the other day and noticed a commercial that was so insane and weird that I … Continue reading Masculinity and Femininity and Harry Styles
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
Have you ever been asked that question? My 8 year-old is struggling to cope (as are we all) with the recent death of his grandmother. She was a beloved woman in her community, church and family. She was gentle, compassionate, … Continue reading Daddy, Where Is Grandma Now?
If the answer is “yes,” then my second question is, do you know how snapchat works? If you are like me, then you have trouble keeping up with all of the apps and technology out there. My wife helps me … Continue reading Does Your Child Snapchat?
You’ve probably been tempted to do it….. Let’s call it “candy-paid silence.” You are in the store and your little one is getting out of control. Upset that you won’t buy them the latest bright shiny object from the toy … Continue reading Candy-Paid Silence
Physical Toughness When I was playing college baseball, I remember a particularly hot day at practice when our coach kept making the team run lap after lap after lap around the ballfield. Every time we stopped at home plate after … Continue reading Spiritual Toughness
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?