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
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?
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?
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
If you need toilet paper, paper towels or a medical mask, now is not the time to go shopping is it? And seriously……… who bought the last box of Macaroni and Cheese from Wal-Mart? How rude! As of this morning … Continue reading stayin alive, stayin alive…. Coronavirus and Kids
Are your children thankful? Of course, they aren’t always thankful, but as a general rule are they? We live in a culture today where many think they are entitled. Many feel that they deserve special treatment or privilege and are … Continue reading Thankful Children
I don’t get it October 31st! A day filled with cool weather, candy and little goblins, ghosts and devil’s running through the neighborhoods! The street that I live on has already been decorated with gravestones, witches, dead people (mannequins of … Continue reading Halloween: I don’t get it