Treasure In Earthen Vessels

Christians are flawed. They do not have all the answers. They are susceptible to pain, suffering, anxiety and fear. They lose their way sometimes and bad things can happen to them. The follower of Christ gets scars and bruises like other people do and will die just like everyone else. A Christian is not someone whose life is all put together. Just a Vessel A … Continue reading Treasure In Earthen Vessels

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’ve sought to instill in our kids since they were born. … Continue reading Caution: May Contain Humanistic Elements

Shaping Your Child’s Discipline With Biblical Doctrine

Raising children is a matter of discipleship and good stewardship. We have a short time as parents to impart the tools, wisdom and basic skills that are necessary for their adult life. But one thing that may get overlooked by Christian families is the importance of teaching good biblical doctrine from an early age. These are the all-important why’s to the do’s and do-not-do’s that … Continue reading Shaping Your Child’s Discipline With Biblical Doctrine

“But God”: The Answer to Man’s Depravity

Consider the doctrine of complete depravity with me.┬áIf sinful man is not completely depraved, even from birth, then Christ’s death was not completely necessary. But we are depraved, and it was necessary for Him to die, and this is grace. So What’s the Problem? The mainline problem taken up with this doctrine, I believe, is that it takes power from man, and seems to take … Continue reading “But God”: The Answer to Man’s Depravity