My mother would be proud of him. Seven years ago, ill with cancer and waning in strength, she surprised my dad by asking me to take her to his art show at the local seniorRead more
Life contains a variety of stress-inducing situations. As I advance in age it seems I encounter more layers of problems: friends battling serious illnesses, school choices for children, financial pressures, work duties, unmet expectations, time demands, problemsRead more
In today’s child-centered age, children and adolescents shine in the spotlight, and parents either play a minor role or act like idiots. On the surface, this is also true of the Old Testament book ofRead more
One of the repeated themes in the biblical book of Proverbs is the concept of discipline. A fool despises his father’s discipline, but a person who accepts correction is sensible. — Proverbs 15:5 (CSB). AnyoneRead more
We tell our daughters they are enough, but one day they’ll learn they are not. May they also learn that Jesus is. He is more than enough for all we need.Read more
Did God really say that our own deceit deceives us?Yes … yes he did.Jacob knew in advance that tricking his father into passing the blessing of the “firstborn” onto Jacob, the secondborn, would lead to a curse. “If my father touches me I would appear to be tricking him and would bring down a curse on myself rather than a blessing.” Genesis 27:12Read more
Realizing that unforgiveness had taken root in my life, I began reading R. T. Kendall’s book Total Forgiveness to try and find help. The same week I began reading the book, in my Bible readingRead more
Did God really say climate change is real?
Yes … yes he did.
And at some point in the future climate change will get much worse.
Climate reacts to forces in the atmosphere and on earth. Some scientists argue humans are now the dominant force. But are they? Had we lived during the days of Noah, “When men began to increase in number on the earth …” would scientists have claimed humans were the reason for the Great Flood? Would population growth and the increase in livestock and raw sewage entering streams have been blamed for a month of rain?Read more
“Now, the Lord of Armies says this: “Think carefully about your ways.” Haggai 1:5 “Even those most faithful to God occasionally need to pause and think about the direction of their lives.” – Don Whitney We bought the television fromRead more
How can parents maximize holiday experiences to pass on spiritual truths to their families? December offers times ripe for talking about the Lord. The original derivation of the word holiday comes from the words holyRead more