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 […]

The Art Of Listening

How To Be A Better Listener

Many of you grew up learning how to listen by minding your parents. You learned to listen to your Mom and Dad, to listen to your teachers, and listen to your boss. However listening is very different than just hearing. The best relationships are comprised of two good listeners. The very nature of listening is active. To […]

Encouragement For The Daily Walk

Be Strong, Be Faithful, He Is With You!

  We all need encouragement. When I read passages like Psalm One, my heart jumps and says “Yes! That is what I want to be! Oh Lord! Help me be like that.” That’s what I want my life to look like. And so I try, and push, and fall, and then ask for God’s grace, and He […]

How To Be Triumphant In A Dark World

Taking A Stand For That Which Is Good

The other day I was out shopping when I saw something strange.  A woman was shopping with her 2 kids, a boy and a girl. The boy was young and was sitting in the shopping cart while daughter walked alongside, helping her Mom. The woman stopped beside a box of fig bars that was sitting on […]

Cultivating A Heart of Acceptance In Your Children

Teaching Children The Attitude of Acceptance

Children are a blessing – a heritage from God. It’s important to remember that children are not born with hatred or intolerance in their hearts. They learn this by what seeds are planted within the fertile soil of their young and vibrant hearts. Many parents unknowingly plant seeds of unrest or intolerance via the t.v. shows […]

This APP Could Save Your Life!

Protect Your Home, Family, Parents and Children

Hello Friends! Do you want to protect your family? Want a smart way that can stop or capture a car-jacker? Stop a purse-snatcher? Or protect your kids? You must see what everyone is talking about!  Created by TheVigilantParent.com. The App “Perp Alert” can be used on your iPhone or Android.  If you think you see any suspicious […]