Contend For Your Children!

There seems to be no shortage of both prodigals and wayward children these days and it’s freaking parents out. Having three children of our own, my wife and I care deeply about this issue. As our kids get older the realities of this sinful world become more and more apparent. We already know the worldContinue reading “Contend For Your Children!”

Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements

My wife and I share the responsibility of reading an age appropriate devotional to our children each night. She reads to our older boys while I read to our 8 year old daughter. Then we switch the next evening, and so on. It’s a pretty good set up and it promotes the Biblical principles we’veContinue reading “Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements”

Closing the Gap on Earthly and Spiritual Adoption

Stories of adoption wrench the emotions of the human heart. But what about spiritual adoption? There is a disconnect for many Christians between the earthly orphan being brought into a new family and the spiritual orphan being brought into God’s family. Let me share a few things to help close that gap and tune yourContinue reading “Closing the Gap on Earthly and Spiritual Adoption”

The Children Whom God Has Given

“These are the children whom God has graciously given me.” Genesis 33:5 This is a profound statement from the mouth of Jacob; a revelation from the Lord, especially when you remember Jacob’s family. Think of his marriage and the struggle between his wives during their birthing years. The fact that he had two wives inContinue reading “The Children Whom God Has Given”