Marijuana and the NY Times: Smoking away our brains

Posted on October 31, 2014 · Posted in Ruling Desires, Sanctification, Uncategorized

By Dr. Charles Hodges, author of Good Mood Bad Mood I have written often about the perils of the recreational use of marijuana and I cannot resist writing again. The.. read more

Trust, Doubt, & Faith

Posted on October 30, 2014 · Posted in Worldview

TRUST is believing and doing what God tells me in the Bible, even when it is hard to do.   DOUBT is attempting to find another alternative in the face.. read more

Do you listen to your children, or to yourself?

Posted on October 28, 2014 · Posted in Communication, Parenting

“Hey mom, Jeremy is upset.”   “Okay Sarah, I’ll be right there.”   The real story here is what mom is saying to herself in her mind. “Here we go.. read more

But as for me and my household..

Posted on October 27, 2014 · Posted in Instructing

by Tedd and Margy Tripp Here are two more goals of formative instruction from Chapter 2 of Instructing a Child’s Heart. These goals validate your walk before God as authentic.. read more

Thought for the Lord’s Day

Posted on October 26, 2014 · Posted in Gospel, Worship

How often do you think about your rescue?   Years ago, I pulled a lifeless body off the bottom of a pool. The young man was a friend and a.. read more

How long until our nation is humbled before God?

Posted on October 25, 2014 · Posted in Culture, Gospel

Death and violence in schools, brutal attacks on those in law enforcement and the military, an infectious disease lingers in our largest city, armies dedicated to the defeat of America,.. read more

Consequences or love of God – what motivates your teenager?

Posted on October 23, 2014 · Posted in Teenagers

It is no secret teenagers face powerful temptations.  Parents want to make sure that consequences are in place to help protect their children. It is good to put deterrents in.. read more

Part Two of the interview with Dr. Charles Hodges

Posted on October 22, 2014 · Posted in Uncategorized

Dr Hodge is the author of Good Mood Bad Mood. In this segment Dr. Hodges is asked direct questions about helpfulness of medications and depression. Click here to see the.. read more

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