Sex is designed by God for Marriage

Posted on July 4, 2015 · Posted in Criticism_, Current Events, Marriage, Teenagers

“This is where you must start in teaching your children about sex. Sex is not fundamentally a biological, physiological activity. Sexuality is a necessary aspect of God’s purpose for man.. read more

Independence: Be careful what you declare

Posted on July 3, 2015 · Posted in Authority, Culture, Holidays, Worldview

On July 4th, Americans celebrate their declaration of independence from England 239 years ago. While it might be good thing to gain independence from an overbearing government, it is wise.. read more

Parents, what does your marriage say about Jesus Christ?

Posted on July 2, 2015 · Posted in Marriage

Marriage is not of human origin. It did not evolve over time. Marriage became part of the human equation from the very moment of man’s creation. When Paul speaks of.. read more

Is God good to you?

Posted on July 1, 2015 · Posted in Worldview

Psalm 73 is about someone who struggles with the question of what is good. The psalmist looks at others–at people who don’t care for God–and determines that they have what.. read more

What to teach your kids about obedience

Posted on June 30, 2015 · Posted in Authority, Gospel, Parenting

Parents want children who obey. But obedience is more than just coming when called. Obedience is about loving God. Obedience is not a way plea bargain with God, or to.. read more

God’s weapons – different than ours

Posted on June 29, 2015 · Posted in Current Events, Wisdom, Worldview

These are troubling days. The wicked appear to have the upper hand. But the word of God assures us that things are not as they seem. King David wrote a.. read more

The blessing of God’s law

Posted on June 27, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Worldview, Worship

The law of God is a thing of beauty. For the Christian it is the only perfect guide to faith and practice. When you attend church tomorrow you will do.. read more

Hypocrisy: the parent trap!

Posted on June 26, 2015 · Posted in Authority, Godward Orientation, Parenting

Hypocrisy is something you cannot avoid. You tell your children not to fight and then your argue with your spouse. You tell your children God is in control and then.. read more

The Supreme Court decisions and the eye of the Lord

Posted on June 25, 2015 · Posted in Current Events, Worldview

Several significant cases will be ruled upon by the Supreme Court in the next few days. These decisions have the capacity to be unsettling and in some cases life-changing for.. read more

Humility, how quickly we forget

Posted on June 23, 2015 · Posted in Wisdom

No one accomplishes anything apart from the express will and plan of God. We seldom think of God having that amount of reach and power into our personal lives. This.. read more

The climate changes again – right on schedule!

Posted on June 21, 2015 · Posted in Authority

Today is June 21. Depending on where you live it is either the beginning of winter or of summer. The next three months will bring climatic changes caused by heat,.. read more

Worship – it is not your idea

Posted on June 20, 2015 · Posted in Worship

If God did not command us to worship him we would not worship him. But it goes deeper than that. Mankind was designed to worship. From the beginning man was.. read more

Fathers didn’t just happen!

Posted on · Posted in Authority, Culture, Parenting

Fathers, mothers, husbands, wives, and families exist because of God’s exquisite plan. These roles and institutions did not evolve or become reality because of a legislative or community process. God.. read more

What to tell your children about Charleston

Posted on June 18, 2015 · Posted in Current Events, Godward Orientation, Gospel

There are troubled hearts in Charleston, South Carolina, not to mention the troubled hearts all across the country. Once again, what appeared to be safe, was not. The time of.. read more

Fantasy: the trap of the social media

Notice Solomon’s wording of Proverbs 12:11. One person pursues a productive path of working his land while another pursues fantasies. He who works his land will have abundant food, but.. read more

Man shall not live by bread alone…

Posted on June 15, 2015 · Posted in Culture, Marriage

In Scripture we are taught that: Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God. Matthew 4:4 Thus, when God’s instruction.. read more

Worship God for who he is!

Posted on June 13, 2015 · Posted in Worship

  We don’t worship God to appease him. We don’t give to God to impress him. We don’t love God to flatter him. We don’t obey God to make him.. read more

Three ways to make wisdom attractive

Posted on · Posted in Communication, Wisdom

Here are three things that go hand-in-hand with presenting wisdom as a blessing: First: listen before you speak. To be a good listener you must be able to repeat the.. read more

Complaining equals trouble!

Posted on June 11, 2015 · Posted in Parenting, Sanctification

If you hear your child frequently complain or grumble,  you are hearing a child who is becoming a slave to his own desires. This means trouble. Sin feeds on the.. read more

Anger is not your friend

Posted on June 9, 2015 · Posted in Wisdom

Anger: sometimes it just feels right. When your husband is insensitive, when the kids are selfish and squabble constantly, when your wife is disrespectful, anger stands ready to come to.. read more