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?
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
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 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?
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….
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
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