Question: How do we as fathers of sons and daughters help our children to become lovers of God, lovers of wisdom, and lovers of righteousness? Answer: Let’s examine the Scripture and see how the process took place in Solomon’s life. 1 Kings 3:6-12 says that Solomon asked God for wisdom (an understanding heart to judge … More Helping Fathers Raise Lovers of God
It happened again. Sometimes you find the strangest things when you are looking for something else. I was cleaning up some computer files today, deleting this, moving that, editing and saving something else and I stumbled across a file that is obsolete, misplaced and hard to let go of. It’s a note I left for … More Back in 1996 She was Just Eleven Years Old
Wednesday is for Prayer “A quarter of Americans say they have no one with whom they can discuss personal troubles, more than double the number who were similarly isolated in 1985.” —Shanker Vedantam, in a Washington Post article titled, “Social Isolation Growing in U.S., Study Says” (June 23, 2006) cited in Living the Lord’s Supper, … More Finding Someone to Talk to
Sunday Musings A mother, perhaps more than anyone else in the culture is a sower of futures. And Christian mothers are always seeding the future with Gospel values, the Gospel message and Gospel hope. She sows her seed in the rush and bustle of daily life and responsibilities that are often overwhelming and frequently … More Why Prayer is Mightier than the Sword: A Mother’s Day Ray of Hope
Tuesday is for Preaching Why should a pastor preach expositionally? The content below is not mine. It is from 9Marks ministry. There is wisdom and challenge here for the young church planter to chew on. A pastor should preach expositionally because God works through God’s word. God speaking is God acting.* God created by his Word (Gen. 1:3; Ps. 33:6), and he recreates … More Is Expositional Preaching the Best Way to Unpack the Word of God?