“The Time is at Hand to Leave and Cleave”

Yesterday I preached on the allegiances the Gospel of Jesus challenges us with from Mark 1.10-20. While there may be times that Christ’s call to us may be an utterly radical call to hop on a plane and give the rest of our lives in service on the mission field,...

Children Watch More than They Listen

An excellent article in¬†The Plough (which if you have not read or subscribed to is an exceptional journal worhty of your consideration) entitled “They Watch More Than They Listen” challenges our parental sensibilities for thinking that if we merely...

Morality & Obedience

I just read this article on parenting your strong-willed child. My wife and I have a strong-willed household. I will confess that I am the culprit behind the majority¬†of this. I am working through this–trying to sift the wheat from the chaff. As it pertains to...

Struggle with Anger? Count

I have found that one of my greatest struggles in life is anger. I get irritable for seemingly no reason–or at best for petty molehills. This has been a battle I’ve engaged in for the past two or three years. This morning I was taking my daughter to...

Life Ready

In the church, too much time is spent being reactive (fixing issues) rather than being proactive (preparing people for adversity). Family Life has launched a curriculum that looks very promising. Robert Lewis cites the four commands in Genesis as the impetus for the...