Anger · Children · Parenting

How to Tick Off Your Kids

If you grew up like me, you were told to obey and honor your parents a thousand times, and rightly so. Fortunately for me, I had parents that were honorable. We could use more families like this in our society, could we not? It seems that today’s kids and teenagers have much less respect for… Continue reading How to Tick Off Your Kids

Creation · Evolution · Philosophy

The Miracle of Eternal Matter

For some reason many believe that the debate between the ideas of creation and secular evolution  has existed only for a couple hundred years since the “prophet” Charles Darwin was born. Is this really the case? Not really. Lucretius, a Roman poet and philosopher, contended for an anti-God existence of our planet. His secular atomic… Continue reading The Miracle of Eternal Matter

Church · Forgiveness · Grace · Guilt · Salvation

What’s with Guilt and Church?

 What people think about church, whether true or not, has a lot to do with whether people want to attend church. When I talk to people who say they believe in God but do not attend church, one of the hurdles for them is their understanding of guilt. When they close their eyes and picture… Continue reading What’s with Guilt and Church?

Forgiveness · Pain

Should We Forgive and Forget?

There are many times in life that we have been hurt by others. They have cheated on us, stolen from us, gossiped about us, yelled at us, etc. The question is, should we “forgive and forget?” It sounds Christian from the outset, but does God really call us to forgive and forget? First, let’s talk about… Continue reading Should We Forgive and Forget?

Books · Children · Grace · Parenting

Parenting Book Recommendations

Every so often I’m going to take a break from talking and point you to others you should listen to. This week I want to give a couple recommendations on parenting books. While we can use hundreds of principles from the Bible to parent, there is very little in Scripture (compared to the size of… Continue reading Parenting Book Recommendations