A question for teenagers, do you believe that God knows your thoughts?

Posted on October 21, 2014 · Posted in Teenagers

This is a serious question for teenagers! Not looking for any adult pleasing answers, just what you really think. And as a follow up question, does it matter to you.. read more

What is depression and bipolar disorder?

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Dr. Charles Hodges, author of Good Mood Bad Mood gives clear, straight forward answers to questions like what is depression, bipolar disorder in the interview link below. This is a.. read more

The Bible is your family album

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by Tedd and Margy Tripp In Chapter 2 of Instructing a Child’s Heart the Tripp’s lay the ground work for what they call Formative Instruction. Following is an introduction to.. read more

National self-hypnosis

Posted on October 20, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

We live with the illusion we can solve problems. If there is a major storm, we think we can control its impact. If there is a deadly disease we think.. read more

Sexual arousal is natural, but natural is not always good.

Posted on October 17, 2014 · Posted in Culture, Parenting

Shepherd Press has just released Everyday Talk about Sex & Marriage, a biblical handbook for parents. Here is an excerpt.   When helping your children address the temptation of sexual arousal before marriage,.. read more

What to tell your children about a fearful nation

Posted on October 15, 2014 · Posted in Current Events, Worldview

In yesterday’s post I mentioned several troubling concerns. Today’s news is more unsettling.  Another case of ebola has emerged. The Center for Disease Control is currently attempting to contact over.. read more

Psalm 23 – a Psalm for the living

Posted on October 14, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

Life has many dark valleys.  The ebola threat looms more ominous each day. ISIS, our borders, financial uncertainty, gender confusion, blatant disregard for God, all of these concerns are the.. read more

An interview with Clint Archer, author of The Home Team

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Shepherd Press: What motivated you to write the book? Clint Archer: I dropped into the deep end of ministry while still quite wet behind the ears, at age twenty-nine. I.. read more

Harvard, a place to learn about God

Posted on October 13, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

The idea of Harvard being a place to study about God seems almost silly, given the beliefs of Harvard today. Today the goal of modern education is to distance itself.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on October 12, 2014 · Posted in Worship

Biblical worship is transformational!   God doesn’t call you to worship just so you can have a moving experience.    He calls you to worship so that you will be.. read more

Is your view of death the same as Captain Kirk’s?

Posted on October 11, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

I watched a recent documentary which featured William Shatner, who played the iconic character James Kirk. Now in his eighties, he was asked what he feared about death. This is.. read more

New DVD Series: When Sinners Say “I Do”

Posted on October 10, 2014 · Posted in Mariage

Shepherd Press is pleased to announce the When Sinners Say “I Do” video series. Pre-order now to receive $40 off the regular retail price of $59.95. We expect the DVDs.. read more

The last rose of fall

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                                      In the fall colors that were vibrant in the spring become.. read more

Three character qualities to learn from Deborah

Posted on October 9, 2014 · Posted in Culture

Deborah was a Judge in Israel over 3,000 years ago.  She has the distinction of being the only Judge of whom nothing negative is said by the Holy Spirit. Here.. read more

Watching God write history

Posted on October 8, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

Man’s paths are difficult paths, man’s times are troubled times. This is true. However, even in troubled times you and I have the inestimable privilege of seeing God write history… read more

Our homes are the laboratory of life for our children

Posted on October 6, 2014 · Posted in Instructing

by Tedd & Margy Tripp Children need instruction to apply Scripture to issues of authority, obedience, conflict resolution, and God-given roles in relationships. Everyday life affords scores of opportunities to.. read more


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Children have the seemingly endless capacity to ask questions that begin with why. Actually, this is a good thing!   Why?   Because anytime a why question is asked you.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on October 5, 2014 · Posted in Worship

How big is your God?   When you go to church you will sing songs that exalt the wonder and power of God.  Do you really believe that God is.. read more

Do you struggle with contentment?

Posted on October 4, 2014 · Posted in Sanctification

The Bible says contentment is being satisfied because God is working everything together for my good and for his glory.  Philippians 4:13,  I Timothy 6:6   Yet, we often struggle.. read more

A daily prayer for troubled times

Posted on October 3, 2014 · Posted in Parenting, Prayer

Here is a prayer to pray with your family as you begin the day. It is modeled on the prayer Jesus taught to his disciples.   Dear Father, we need.. read more