Toddlers are people!

Posted on August 31, 2015 · Posted in Toddlers, Worldview

Toddlers are people. They may be small. They may have a limited vocabulary. They may be immature. But the bottom line is – they are people. This means they make.. read more

Joy and Worship

Posted on August 29, 2015 · Posted in Worship

Much of life is hard. But as you think about the wonder of the Lord’s salvation there are times when pure joy should erupt in your soul. Psalm 126, one.. read more

LifeLine Mini-Books endorsed by John MacArthur

Posted on August 28, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

Don’t miss perceived injustice in your teenagers

Posted on August 27, 2015 · Posted in Gospel, Teenagers

Even teens who appear to be mild and compliant to others can engage in hard-fought battles at home. At the root of many of these battles is a deep-seated perception.. read more

If God kept a record

Posted on August 26, 2015 · Posted in Sanctification, Worship

Suppose you stood face-to-face before God and in his hand he held a record of every sin you that you committed? Not a pleasant thought! If this did happen, you.. read more

Jesus talks about the stock market

Posted on August 24, 2015 · Posted in Earthly Treasure

Two thousand years ago Jesus had important counsel about your savings. He challenged a rich, successful farmer not to think that earthly savings provided security. He went on to say.. read more

Where does your help come from?

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There plenty of things in life that are scary. For a moment, imagine that you traveling on foot at twilight on your way to Jerusalem almost 3,000 year ago. The.. read more

Worship and Wisdom

Posted on August 22, 2015 · Posted in Wisdom, Worship

It is impossible to separate the acceptable worship of God from a deep love of the wisdom of God. Biblical wisdom is more precious than anything, anything that you can.. read more

Longing for Home

Posted on August 21, 2015 · Posted in Sanctification

l Longing for Home is featured this week on our Current Sales page. There are several outstanding values in this special. Among them is our new book, Longing for Home,.. read more

ISIS & Planned Parenthood – the evil among us

Posted on August 20, 2015 · Posted in Current Events, Worldview, Worship

ISIS and Planned Parenthood demonstrate the darkness of the human heart. These two examples of evil have become familiar headlines. The problem with headlines is that they become political issues.. read more

Solomon and the internet

Posted on August 19, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Internet, Wisdom

Solomon and the internet I realize that Solomon did not have a web page. He didn’t have a blog. He didn’t tweet. But he can still help you navigate the.. read more

Instruction that protects

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The process of instruction is complete when the truth that is learned begins to protect those who hear it. Proverbs 6:22 defines the goal of biblical parental instruction. When you.. read more

School and God’s grace

Posted on August 17, 2015 · Posted in Gospel, Parenting

Even though summer has another month on the calendar, it has functionally ended. School has started. Much of school and its related activities is about performance.  Report cards are the.. read more

The Bible & Worship

Posted on August 15, 2015 · Posted in Bible, Worship

Hebrews 4:12 describes the Bible as being living and active. Is this merely a fact to you? Or does this phrase in Hebrews speak about you? Do you read the.. read more

The gift of parental authority

Posted on August 14, 2015 · Posted in Authority, Parenting

Authority is a gift of God to his people and especially to families. Authority is often abused on the one hand and grossly neglected on the other. However, it is.. read more

Ending soon!

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The scratch and dent sale ends this weekend. This is a great opportunity to stock up on valuable resources or provide gifts for others. Just click on the image above.. read more

Do your kids think they can earn your acceptance by obedience?

Posted on August 13, 2015 · Posted in Gospel, Parenting

If obedience does not produce acceptance, then why bother to obey or attempt to excel? Why bother to obey if a child cannot earn your favor, or God’s favor? True.. read more

Self-protection, a destructive response

Posted on August 12, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Teenagers

When someone attacks you, particularly someone close to you, your first response is likely self-protection. If it is, things will go from bad to worse. For example, your 14 year-old.. read more

Who loved first?

Posted on August 11, 2015 · Posted in Gospel, Parenting

(This post is a little longer than most. But, hang in there. I believe you will find it worth your time!) Two children plus one favorite toy equals trouble.  No,.. read more

Is your marriage ready for school?

Posted on August 10, 2015 · Posted in Marriage, Parenting

It is August and summer is practically over. It is time to get ready for school again. There are multiple lists to check: clothing, textbooks, supplies, transportation, after-school activities and.. read more