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Leave No One Behind: Embrace Your Role

Pastors, teachers, church members, godparents, older siblings, friends, aunts/uncles, grandparents, etc. all have a role in training the next generation. Singles and non-parents have a role too because they are people who, like Paul himself, may not produce the next generation, but absolutely want to see them in heaven with Jesus.

Friends & Family

Leave No One Behind: Start Young

This message reminds parents of what matters most—the training up of their children. What you do when they are young will probably shape what they believe when they are older. So, what should you do? God gave Moses the answer. Seek God with a personal passion, based off his unbeatable promises, and then talk about that God as often as you can.

Living My Faith

What’s your action plan?

Death made headlines again. Immediately after the news of Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash spread, the posts on social media were begging us to hug…

Friends & Family

Leave No One Behind: The Next Generation

In Matthew 18 Jesus told a story about a desperate shepherd who was not willing that even a single lamb be lost. Application—While it’s easy to stereotype and look down on other generations (in both directions!), our Father has a massive heart for each generation of people!

Life’s Challenges

Worth the pain

Last week lots of people were putting their 2019 recap on social media. When I think of 2019, a C.S. Lewis quote comes to…

Living My Faith

God’s heart hurts when we suffer

It is one of the painful aspects of parenthood that sometimes we have to stand by and let our children struggle. We instinctively want…

Living My Faith

The straightest shooters

My little grandson, Noah, doesn’t mince many words. One time I picked him up from preschool and gave him a convenient snack when we…

Life’s Challenges

Just be a kid

I hope you’ve seen the Hafod Hardware Christmas ad. The two-year-old going through the motions of running a store is a whole different level…

Friends & Family

Bless the next generation

“He decreed statutes for Jacob and established the law in Israel, which he commanded our ancestors to teach their children, so the next generation…

Life’s Challenges

Who am I?

One day a friend asked me, “Do you ever look in the mirror and not even recognize whose face that is? Do you ever…

Social Issues

Social media, smartphones, and our spiritual health

2007 changed everything. In 2007 Facebook left college campuses and broke out into the rest of the world. In 2007 Twitter became its own…

Friends & Family

Really, Jesus? Hate my father and mother?

The Fourth Commandment expresses God’s timeless will for all families, directing all children everywhere to honor their parents. Jesus himself loved his mom and…