Nielsen takes look at today's American teen, raised in an age dominated by media choices like never before, from the Internet to cable channels to web connected devices galore.
You’ve heard of the “seven last words of the church” before, haven’t you? If not, here they are, tongue firmly in cheek: “We’ve never done it that way before.”
Two new studies find about one in 10 high school students gets the recommended amount of aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise, and nearly a quarter of students drink at least one sugary soda every day.
You puzzle me. How can you think about all that Christ has done for you, about your Father’s steadfast, immeasurable, extravagantly generous love and still live the way you do? Have you never considered how He labored day-after-day in His home, obeying His parents, loving His brothers and sisters so that you could be counted righteous in the sight of His Father?
The people of the world can do without our sermons, but they can’t live without our prayers. And if they get our prayers, they might one day listen to our sermons.
Hale and hearty congratulations to the ever-expanding Duggar family!
It’s been said that we all eventually become carbon copies of our parents. Sons become but mirror images of what they see and hear in the example of their fathers. As the saying goes: Like father, like son.
- June 21, 2011 |
Enthusiasm – one of the most wonderful qualities in all of life.
- June 21, 2011 |
A judge in Corpus Christi, Texas had some harsh words for a mother charged with spanking her own child before sentencing her to probation.
A growing percentage of incoming college freshmen rate themselves as 'above average' in several categories, compared with college freshmen who were surveyed in the 1960s.
As a recent report by CNN noted, “The Bible may be the most revered book in America, but it’s also one of the most misquoted.”
Thank you for your warm and touching responses to yesterday’s reflections on Father’s Day.
President Obama has a problem: volunteers seem uninterested this time around. That’s startling considering that under-thirty-somethings worked on campaigns at a higher rate than the population at large in 2008 for the first time since 1950. Yet, as The New York Times reported sometime back, the campaign rallies on college campuses that formerly felt like rock concerts are now drawing only a few students.
In a country where 80 percent of people are professed Christians, only 16 percent are actually followers of Jesus. imagine if we could double or triple that over the next 5 or 10 years!
A listing of hot cultural items from the the Internet, music, television and movies.
The best thing a godly father can do for his sons or daughters is to give them an example worth following.
Somebody once said that it’s easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
Have a computer, Internet connection, and no Facebook profile? Now you're the weirdo outcast.
- June 16, 2011 |