Contrary to popular opinion, substance addiction is not a chronic disease for which there is no cure. It is a sin problem for which Jesus is the cure.
Through outright neglect and apathy a person can fail to hold on to what is good and true, and over time or overnight, find that they are far from the safety of the short they once held to, or thought they held to.
He gives life to the world! This is to acknowledge that there is no life outside of Christ. Not true life anyway.
When Christians gather on Sundays it is easy to come and go without ever seeing the uglier side of anyone’s life. It is easy to hide the parts of life that make us human and needy for the Gospel.
There are many challenges to parenting. Some of the challenges are innate. What I mean is that it just comes with the territory. Every parent knows there will be days of exhaustion in the battle to teach our offspring the rights and wrongs of this life. Even just the common decency of pleases and thankContinue reading “When It’s Hard To Be a Patient Parent”
Most people can relate to the Apostle Peter. His tenacious, spontaneity attracts the wild at heart. He was quick to speak and slow to listen just like so many of us. He often found himself in situations that could have been avoided if he simply kept his eyes on the glory of Christ. All ofContinue reading “Relating to Peter is Not Enough”
“I feel like we have babies all over the world. We just need to figure out where they are.” That’s exactly what my beautiful wife said today during lunch. Two things come to mind: First – We’ll need a bigger house! Second – Thank you, God, for such a selfless woman to do life with.Continue reading “We Have Children All Over The World”