Posts tagged “Faith”
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….
Will Your Kids Still Believe in God?
You don’t know if your kids will continue lives of faith. But here’s what you do know: God tells you to equip them.
Believers bring blessings
I wonder if Potiphar had any idea that his sudden burst of prosperity was due to the Israelite slave that he had brought into…
Leave No One Behind: Even When Church Hurts
Many kids get disconnected from church because they or their parents get hurt by someone at church. The pastor. The church council. A fellow member. Without the right reaction, these sins/hurts can uproot entire families for generations to come. This message is meant to prepare people for the next time church hurts. What do you do? What do you say? When do you go?
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.
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.
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!
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…
God help me assume the best and speak no ill
“We should fear and love God that we do not tell lies about our neighbor, betray him, or give him a bad name, but…
The triune nature of God remains a mystery. We admittedly trust and worship a God whom we don’t completely understand. Yet he isn’t eons…
Faith is never alone
Faith alone saves. But for believers in Jesus, faith is never alone. “Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food….
When church hurts
Church at its best is magnificent: the Word is taught in its truth and purity, ideas about worship and ministry are freely exchanged, leaders…