Three Family Faith Busters

Every Christian parent  desires to see their children embracing a vibrant faith in Jesus and serving well His kingdom purpose throughout their lives (3 John 4; Acts 13:36). To this end, our children’s ministry recently hosted a number of parents from both inside and outside our church to hear noted speaker and best-selling author, Vicki … Continue reading Three Family Faith Busters

Dad: The Family Shepherd from Psalm 78

Psalm 78 offers a simple guideline for all of us moms and dads in nurturing in our children a love for the Lord. I.  Model the truths of God's Word (Believe and model the gospel.) An Old Testament Model for Contemporary Moms and Dads David shepherded and guided the people of God (Psalm 78:72) HOW? … Continue reading Dad: The Family Shepherd from Psalm 78

When it is in your power to do it!

Proverbs 3:27 – “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to do it.” Leaders in Christ’s church are usually working to apply the gospel of grace in all manner of conflicts. It could be a struggling marriage. Or, it could be a conflict due to … Continue reading When it is in your power to do it!

The Value of a Heaven-Inspired, Praying Mother

This coming weekend we celebrate Mother's Day. It is fitting that we pray to our faithful God that He might "turn the hearts of the fathers to their children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers" (Malachi 4:6). This coming weekend is an opportunity for us to take time out to honor our … Continue reading The Value of a Heaven-Inspired, Praying Mother

Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #4

Parents worthy of honor pass on to their children a legacy of the faithfulness of God in their family’s life and pilgrimage. Example of Joshua and his memorial stones.  Joshua 4:7 declares God’s intent in having Joshua make this memorial:  “So these stones shall become a memorial to the sons of Israel forever.” We must … Continue reading Grace to Fulfill Our Parental Calling #4