We’ve been talking about the spiritual discipline of prayer in class. So I asked the question, “Why don’t we pray?” The replies were interesting: We feel like there’s… Read more “Why We Don’t Pray”
The sermon series at church this month is titled “Running the Race”. It has paralleled my readings in Britt Merrick’s “Big God” very nicely. I though Merrick’s… Read more “Enoch Walked”
We Are So Weak
Ray Comfort tells a story in one of his books that goes like this: A man leaned over to a woman seated next to him and asked,… Read more “We Are So Weak”
The One Thing
What ONE THING could you do this next year that would really change your life? Is there ONE THING that God is calling you to do? That… Read more “The One Thing”
Are You A Mature Christian?
She’s at it again: * Guest blog by Susie Walther, http://www.thewellbiblestudy.org Would you say that you are a mature Christian? Why would you consider yourself “mature”… Read more “Are You A Mature Christian?”
Phases of Parenting
Imagine dividing up parenting into phases. Andy Stanley* has suggested this breakdown: Ages 1-5 Discipline Ages 5-12 Training Ages 12-18 Coaching Ages 18+ Friendship I’ve been thinking… Read more “Phases of Parenting”
On Discipline and Repentance
A few of my favorite quotes from “Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted”, homework from week 3, with Priscilla Shirer: “Adversity is redemptive, not punitive.” “Our fathers disciplined… Read more “On Discipline and Repentance”
7 Hours. No Regrets.
“No, you don’t want our family to do that. Really? Are you sure?” I was very curious who my husband was talking to on the telephone! It… Read more “7 Hours. No Regrets.”
Disciplined for Running Away?
A few of my favorite quotes from “Jonah: Navigating a Life Interrupted”, homework from week 2, with Priscilla Shirer: A simple choice: “There’s no gray area in… Read more “Disciplined for Running Away?”
Daring to Be a Courageous Parent
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— “that it may go… Read more “Daring to Be a Courageous Parent”