936 Pennies

When a newborn is put into the hands of a parent for the first time, that parent has 936 weeks before that child turns 18. 936 Saturdays to…

Faith of a CHILD

As you share the gospel with your child, there are many things to consider. One way to help you think through “the faith of a child” is by…

Teach Your Children Diligently

[Video and audio will be up on Monday.] Biblical Blueprint Teach Your Children Diligently (Deut. 6:4-9) The Problem While the church provides important spiritual environments, the most critical spiritual…

The Fruit of the Spirit (Not the Recipe)

  It’s the fruit of the Spirit, not the recipe for the Spirit. I often hear people teach on Galatians 5:22-23 and encourage people to develop the fruit of…

The Last Battle

I finished the last book in the Chronicles of Narnia.  While I loved all of them, the seventh and final installment, The Last Battle, could easily be my…

Who Are You Trying to Please?

Have you ever felt like God was telling you to do something big?  Have you ever felt that desire to fight for what is right? We often say not…

Spouse Checklist

Why do marriages fail?  Why do so many end up in divorce?  Divorce.com which seeks to resource you “before, during, and after a divorce” has a list of…

Suitable Helper

In marriage, you are meant to be a suitable helper for your spouse. Suitable Helper Genesis 2:4-25 Alive and Yet Alone Mankind is the only creation that was…

Following Our Appetites

God hates sin. God is especially appalled when sin takes place in the lives of his children.  Unfortunately, believers often categorize sin. We tend to think of certain sins…

Why Church Buildings Matter

I read Tim Cool’s book Why Church Buildings Matter: The Story of Your Space.  I picked it up due to a great podcast interview he had with Rainer…