Christian Living · encouragement

What a Marine Taught Me About Jesus

When asked, “Would you die for someone you love?” most would answer affirmatively. If you ask a Christian, “Would you die for Christ?” you will again get a hearty “yes!” And yet, how often do we fail to sacrifice our little wants, needs, and desires for our loved ones, our neighbors, and our God?

Knowing God · Marriage and Family · Prayer

Is Your Parenting on Cruise Control?

Parenting is inconvenient. Yes, I just said that. Once you have a child, your life will be forever changed. You will be humbled. Humiliated. Screamed at. Loved with abandon. Squeezed with unimaginable strength by those little arms. Amazed. Shocked. heartbroken. Overwhelmed with love. Filled with a newfound awe for your own parents. Unfortunately, once the baby… Continue reading Is Your Parenting on Cruise Control?

God's Love · Knowing God

The Love of our Heavenly Father

This is part 2 of the series "God's love is the Greatest Love." For the previous post, click here. One of the greatest tragedies for a young child is to grow up without a good father. For one thing, fathers provide protection, establish balance, and are often essential to a child's understanding of how men and… Continue reading The Love of our Heavenly Father

Marriage and Family

Happy Father’s Day!

Strong fathers are the pillars of their families. They train and discipline, they show their children how a woman ought to be treated, they reflect God in a positive light, and they lay down their own desires to care for their families. Strong Fathers are priceless. Whether you have children born to you, adopted by… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day!

Christian Living · Marriage and Family · Prayer

Praying for wives [The Effective Prayer – October 27, 2015]

"An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels..."

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Coffee Chat 8 – Are you putting family or God on the back burner?

Do you put your family's needs on the back burner in the name of the Lord? Or, do you put God aside in the name of family?