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Who is God?

Our Father

I never thought I would be the guy to stare at children while they sleep. But I do. When I get home late from…

Living My Faith

Teaching kids to live generously

Here’s the scene: Mall atrium. Mall Santa sitting on a puffy red chair surrounded by world-worn, shady-looking elves. Long line of squirmy kids accompanied…

Depression & Anxiety

Keep an eye on your neighbor

Just a few days before Thanksgiving, one state’s governor faced severe backlash when she suggested that people should keep an eye on their neighbors—and…

Friends & Family

The glory of grandparenting

Grandparenting is great. (Full disclosure: I do not know that from personal experience. I base that assertion on the empirical evidence of the many…

Living My Faith

When Having No Filter Is Good

Sometimes we adults need to be like children and have no verbal filter. Pastor Dave explains.

Life’s Challenges

How to Be Patient

Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Jon helps us learn how to be patient.

Friends & Family

Patience in Parenting

How can you discipline your kids with patience? Pastor Jon shows how important it is to be at eye level.

Friends & Family

Pray for the children

Ever heard of what happens to pastors’ daughters? I have. And it freaks me out. The other night I snuck into my daughter’s room…

Life’s Challenges

A proper lament

My teenage son recently joined the ranks of those who can be given the moniker “Brace Face”—the world of orthodontia. This is a painful…

Friends & Family

Ego medicine

There are some pretty cool things about being an only child. You certainly don’t lack attention, and you have a shot at better resources…

Friends & Family

Laugh a little

Life can be so serious. There’s a lot of important stuff going on, important things we need to be doing, and important matters we…

Friends & Family

Teach your children

Why is it that children learn everything bad all by themselves? Lying, laziness, blaming, evading responsibility, cheating, stealing, and disobedience just sprout like weeds….