Imparting Wisdom To Your Children

How To Raise A Brilliant Child

Did you know that you, Dad and Mom, have the power to directly influence how successful your child can become?   It’s very easy to fall into the fast-food lie that many believe our society sells.   That type of thinking is like believing a twinkie will give you all of the nutrients your body needs […]

The Blessing Of Knowing God’s Truth

God’s Word is clear: “Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others” Philippians 2:3-4. Every person we meet – whether homeless or the CEO of a […]

The Meaning of Intimacy

Your Closest Companion

Any woman who is married has a deep desire for her husband to know her. In the Bible, in the King James Version, when it talks about a “man knowing a woman” usually it was referring to a sexual relationship, and then typically, you’d find that a child would be born.   There are many people today who associate […]

Growing In Christlike Character

The Demeanor of Christ

Society places its greatest value on appearance, money, position, and power; Christ places the highest value on relationship with God and others. The closer your relationship with God, the more you will deeply love His people and cast off anything that inhibits the full expression of God’s glory.  One major reason why some people remain […]

The Priorities of Christ

The Qualities Jesus Lived

No person ever practiced what he preached better than Jesus. If His assignment was for us to be an example like Him, then we must have an intimate knowledge of what that means largely through His earthly example.  He was relentlessly self-disciplined. The consistency of His words and behavior transformed every place and every person […]

Be Careful Who You Listen To

How To Discern Godly Council

Jonny came inside holding his foot up in pain. While outside playing he had accidentally aquired a very deep splinter. His sister looked at his foot and saw that the splinter had lodged itself deeply inside Jonny’s tissue. She knew that she needed to get it out  in order for healing to occur, however the process […]

Understanding Godly Love

Loving Others

We can understand the values of a culture by looking at its habits, behaviors, processes and practices. As believers, our goal in life is to constantly be growing in Christlike Character – to be transformed into the likeness of the personhood of  Jesus Christ. Jesus tells us in Matthew 22 that the greatest command is to “love God” and […]

Teaching Your Children To Live A Life Of Honor

Living A Life of Philotimo

Our media promotes values that are selfish, egocentric, and always with the underlying message of “what’s in it for me.” Yet God’s word teaches us to honor Him, to die to self, and to treat others the same way that we would want to be treated. So how does that look?  We see examples of […]

Keeping the Truth Together

Why The Truth Protects You

Telling the truth has become a lost art. It’s not that we’re out there telling lies, we’re just not telling “the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.” We tiptoe upon on the truth, circle around the truth, tell bits and pieces of the truth, but don’t come right out and tell the whole […]

8 Ways To Get Your Children Excited For School!

Hello Friends, I pray that you’re all enjoying this glorious summer that God has blessed us with! Can you believe that it’s almost the beginning of the school year? Seriously. Where has the time gone?  It feels like school just got out yesterday.  For those of you precious Mom’s and Dad’s who are preparing for […]