I told a story to our church this past weekend as part of the ending of a series on parenting. The more I’ve reflected on it, it’s about why I do what I do.
For medieval Christians, contact with relics of Christ and the saints provided a unique bridge between earth and heaven.
Most kids don’t read. And most parents don’t seem to know how to get them to read.
What if Joanne Schieble hadn’t said “yes”? What if Paul and Clara Jobs had said “no”? Joanne almost didn't. The Jobses almost weren't even asked. Have you heard the story?
Imagine burying a piece of scrap metal and returning six months later to find an automobile assembly plant making its own parts, repairing its own equipment, turning out cars, and spawning other factories, all without human assistance. What happens with a seed is no less astounding.
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95 Percent of Parents Think It's Necessary to Talk About Online Security Risks and Behaviors with Their Children, But Only 65 Percent Have Had "The Internet Talk."
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made an interesting remark the other day. I wonder if you heard it?
Don’t run away from this blog post just because I’m quoting a Puritan. Yes, Puritans are scary with all their big words and frilly collars, but some of them had remarkable insights into God’s Word and into human hearts. Read on to see an example of that.
The simple truth is, "hate" is far too big a word to be thrown around with such little discretion.
Some evangelicals talk as though personal evangelism and public justice are contradictory concerns, or, at least, that one is part of the mission of the church and the other isn’t. I think otherwise.
You will be the only dad your kid will ever know. What kind of dad will you be?
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Where do you find your happiness? From where does your joy come?
- October 05, 2011 |
I can understand why and how people could give up leading the local church in favor of the speaking circuit. I began to think about this as Rob Bell announced his resignation from Mars Hill just as I set out for 6 days of speaking engagements at a conference, a college and a church.
A new study suggests that going to bed early and rising early could be a principal factor in combating obesity and enhancing overall fitness for teens.
Adolescents with large social networks of friends and acquaintances are more likely to start drinking alcohol than teens who play a less central role in their high school social scene.
As you begin a new month and week, do you have ears to hear what the Lord is saying to you?
Teens are more influenced by the drinking habits of their romantic partners' friends than they are by the habits of their own friends or romantic partners, a new study finds.
It's nice to have one of "our guys" in the Oval Office, but it doesn't validate our faith.