Tag: Family

Universities Agree Taking Your Child to Church Can Save His Life

What if I told you there was a well-researched and statistically proven program that on average can? – Increase the average life expectancy of your children by 8 years – Significantly reduce your child’s use and risk from Alcohol, Tobacco […]

Put Your Child in “Big” Church

A common question these days is, “Should my child go to big church?” In a society smattered with multi-generational church clubs, classes, and youth pizza parties, many parents are wondering when their child should begin interfacing with adults on Sunday […]

Has Disney Crossed the Line? Christian Parents Must Respond to Beauty and the Beast

Let’s analyze both the beauty and the beast of Christian parenting. The most recent adaptation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is set for release this weekend and includes Disney’s first openly gay character. The imagery is bold enough to have prompted […]

Topical Scriptures for Daily Use

Below is a list of topical Scriptures I keep on hand. It can be helpful to print and paste a list like this into the front of your Bible for quick reference. Sometimes we need them for our personal struggles and other […]

I Hairsprayed Her Clothes: Dealing With Marital Frustration & Unity

Most newlyweds have little spats; Bre and I were no different. On one particularly hot summer day, the air conditioning unit of our little condominium broke. The repairman couldn’t help for a couple of days so we were forced to […]

The Little Guy Proposed to My Daughter!

I knew this long dreaded moment would come because I’m the father of a little girl. The young man approached me with his eye on the prize of my little girl’s hand. He sized me up and I sized him up. The […]

Summer Worries Keep You Up At Night

Its well past midnight and you can’t sleep… You toss and turn, worry after worry flooding your head. Most of the ideas aren’t related, you can’t do anything about them, and most of them won’t be remembered tomorrow, but tonight […]

5 Strategies For a Christ-Centered Home

How in the world are we going to raise godly kids in a sin-centered culture? For well over a decade, social media has evolved and exploded from days of primitive “My Space” accounts that had teens glued to the family […]

Raising a Generous Generation

How do kids get their perspective on money?  A mature Christian woman once shared with me how her wrong view of money, and her self-centered view of giving was shaped by her childhood. Her parents fought over money, her mother […]

7 Habits of The Wise

In Part I of Wisdom from Proverbs, we looked at 7 Habits of a Fool. It’s easy to pick on fools because they’re so blatantly…well, foolish! But not playing the fool doesn’t necessarily prove that you’re wise either. In fact, […]