Satisfaction is found Only in God

Posted on March 2, 2015 · Posted in Gospel

One of life’s hardest lessons is to realize that true satisfaction is found only in God. There are many pretenders but only God is sufficient to give meaning and purpose.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on March 1, 2015 · Posted in Worldview, Worship

The commanding greatness of Christ! The Apostle John saw reality as it truly is. He saw Jesus Christ honored for who he is. The person and presence of Christ is.. read more

Why do you get angry?

Posted on February 28, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Parenting

Anger is most often a response to a perceived injustice. In other words, all that has to happen to become angry is to think an injustice has been committed, even.. read more

God created man: he created them male and female

Posted on February 27, 2015 · Posted in Apologetics, Worldview

This truth is the foundation for understanding what it means to be human. This is seen in at least three ways: First: Man is a created being. Humans did not.. read more

A conversation with a young teenager

Posted on February 26, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Gospel, Shaping Influences, Teenagers

“Stop bothering your sister.” “Why?” “Because it is not nice to do that to her.” “Well, she is not nice to me. Why should I be nice to her?” “God.. read more

Oscar and Baal

Posted on February 25, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Earthly Treasure, Gospel

Sometimes the obvious is so clear that its meaning is obscured. We live in a world that worships statues! There is an irony in the attitudes of Hollywood and the.. read more

Getting to the Heart of Behavior – an example

Posted on February 23, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Parenting

By Tedd Tripp Ask good questions to help your children understand their attitudes of heart. Think, for example, of the young man who has humiliated his younger brother in the.. read more

Are you all in for God?

Posted on February 21, 2015 · Posted in Wisdom, Worship

Proverbs 2 provides a window of understanding for least one reason why we have periods of spiritual apathy. If you ever have a question about why God seems distant at.. read more


Posted on February 19, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized, Wisdom, Worldview

Peace is not the absence of conflict. Peace is knowing God in the midst of conflict. While the earth remains, conflict remains. Peace is found in Christ, not in circumstances… read more

Talking to your children about evil

Posted on February 18, 2015 · Posted in Current Events, Gospel, Worldview

There is much debate this day about how to respond to horrific waves of violence. The Bible is clear. Evil inhabits the world we live in. Sometimes evil takes a.. read more

Manipulation or Instruction

Posted on February 17, 2015 · Posted in Parenting, Shaping Influences

Life is busy. It is tempting to think it doesn’t matter how we get our children to obey as long as they obey. This thinking may well achieve its purpose.. read more

Pornography and Women

Posted on February 16, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

One thing that the Fifty Shades book trilogy brings to light is that women also are consumers of pornography. The secular publishing industry has given the Fifty Shades books their.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on February 14, 2015 · Posted in Wisdom, Worship

Even when you hurt, you are never alone. Whenever you are hurt by others, you can take comfort that Jesus deliberately planned that he would experience exactly the same hurt.. read more

Love, beyond flowers and chocolate

Posted on February 13, 2015 · Posted in Uncategorized

Love delights when others delight in God. Love is satisfied most when the one you love is satisfied. Love anticipates God will always care. Love offers encouragement when none is.. read more

“To each, his own”: The curse of modern culture

Posted on February 12, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Gospel

From the bedroom to the schoolroom modern culture has become obsessed with a democratic spirit. If I want to do something, why can’t I? The idea that even one’s most.. read more

Fifty Shades: A sexual assault on your daughter

Posted on February 10, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Marriage

Let’s get one thing clear. The Fifty Shades movie opening this Valentine’s Day weekend is an assault on young women and God’s institution of marriage. Pleasure is found in pain,.. read more

A humble mom

Posted on February 9, 2015 · Posted in Communication, Parenting

Six year old Jennifer has shown a pattern of not responding quickly to her mother. Mom realizes the problem lies more with her than with Jennifer. Mom had allowed herself.. read more

What do you fear more, sin or cancer?

Posted on February 7, 2015 · Posted in Godward Orientation, Wisdom

This is probably a question you seldom consider. And at first bounce the answer you might be tempted to give is cancer. But let’s think this through. Cancer can take.. read more

Don’t live for your children

Posted on February 5, 2015 · Posted in Parenting, Worldview

Living for your children will not sustain your life. If your hopes and dreams are bound to your children, you will be disappointed, perhaps even bitter. If you expect your.. read more

Is there more to life than the calendar?

Posted on February 4, 2015 · Posted in Earthly Treasure

Thanksgiving is a distant memory. Christmas and New Years Day have come and gone. The Superbowl is over. What’s next? The TV commercials and the displays at the stores and.. read more