Did God Actually Say That About Marriage?

If you are just about married, I want to encourage you to consider common marriage myths.  Many people are unsure what the Bible says...


Establish a Date Night with Your Child

1.    Spending Time Wisely 2.    Eph. 5:16 3.    Teaching Them Specifically 4.    Prov. 22:6 Enjoy this video?  Check out...


Helping Your Spouse

You are not called to hinder your spouse but to help your spouse. Gen. 2:18 You are not called to frustrate your spouse but to further...


Caring for Aging Parents

Honor the position of your parent even when it is difficult to honor the personality of your parent. 1.    Prov. 23:22 2.    Honor...


The Fox That's Trying to Ruin Your Marriage

In biblical times, people who owned vineyards had to be careful about pests like foxes that would come into their gardens and ruin their...


Intentional Prayers

Keep your prayers for your family fresh and intentional. Enjoy this video?  Check out the growing collection of Family Alter videos!


Remove Divorce From Your Vocabulary

In certain situations, divorce may be permitted but it is never promoted. Main Points Matt. 19:8 - Moses permitted divorce Eph. 5:32 In...


Answering God's Call to Greenville

I have never truly known the meaning of “bittersweet” until now. This morning, Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Greenville, SC...


Running Ragged

Psalm 127 is attributed to Solomon.  Known for his wisdom, this worship song is his reminder of the need for God to be central in every...


Be Disciplined Before You Discipline

Parents must discipline themselves before they discipline their children. Main Points Eph. 6:4 - Fathers, do not provoke your children to...


6 Marriage Essentials

I don’t think I really appreciated what I was doing when I signed my marriage license years ago.  Young and in love, everything was...


Intentional Fathers

Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.  2 “Honor your father and mother” (this is the first...


Why Kids Leave Church Once They Leave Home

We have replaced parents with programs and we are losing our children one generation at a time. Main Points We have expected the church to...


The Parent Pendulum

Parents are called to disciple their children.  Parents are also called to discipline their children. Have you ever noticed the connection...


Marriage is Not When Two People Give 50%

Marriage is not when two people both give 50%. Marriage is when two people both give 100%. In Ephesians 5, Paul sums up his discussion on...


Christmas Presence

Celebrate Christmas by imitating Jesus. Main Points Phil. 2:5-7 Celebrate Christmas by imitating Jesus. Be incarnational to someone in...


Equipping Your Family

If experience is the only thing able to produce healthy homes, then all our families are doomed. Main Points If experience is the only...


Family Reconciliation

When a family relationship is strained, how does the Bible expect you to respond? Main Points Rom. 12:18 Heb. 12:18 Col. 3:13 If it is...