Parenting in the 21st Century, part 4 – A Wock and a Hard Place

If your main goal is your kid’s obedience, you’re settling for something less than and you’re setting yourself up to have anger stirred up regularly. Instead of obedience being the objective, there’s a long-term target that will go a long way toward winning as a parent. September 25, 2022

Parenting in the 21st Century, part 2 – Benchmark

Moms and dads dream of a future where their kids become adults and still want to come home regularly to visit. As parents, there’s something we can do to lay the foundation for that dream to become a reality. September 11, 2022

Parenting in the 21st Century, part 1 – Real vs. Ideal

Ideal can seem out of reach, and it sometimes feels easier to put it out of sight. Part of being a parent is to point our children toward the ideal, while at the same time navigating what is real. September 4, 2022

Through The Storm, part 4 – Losing Your Life

Our culture is emerging from a season of uncertainty, fear, and division. Many of us are exhausted. And as we look ahead, things don’t appear any more certain. From foreign wars to roller-coaster economics, we have much cause for concern. What would it be like to face the storms of life with confidence instead of anxiety? This week we ask, “What does it mean to lose our life in order to save it?” August 28, 2022

Through The Storm, part 3 – Whose Battle?

Our culture is emerging from a season of uncertainty, fear, and division. Many of us are exhausted. And as we look ahead, things don’t appear any more certain. From foreign wars to roller-coaster economics, we have much cause for concern. What would it be like to face the storms of life with confidence instead of anxiety? This week we ask, “How did a boy named David find courage when experienced warriors felt fear?” August 21, 2022

Through the Storm, part 2 – Friends Through The Fire

Our culture is emerging from a season of uncertainty, fear, and division. Many of us are exhausted. And as we look ahead, things don’t appear any more certain. From foreign wars to roller-coaster economics, we have much cause for concern. What would it be like to face the storms of life with confidence instead of anxiety? How do some people seem to feel courage when the rest of us are afraid? August 14, 2022

Through The Storm, part 1 – Wholehearted

Our culture is emerging from a season of uncertainty, fear, and division. Many of us are exhausted. And as we look ahead, things don’t appear any more certain. From foreign wars to roller-coaster economics, we have much cause for concern. What would it be like to face the storms of life with confidence instead of anxiety? How do some people seem to feel courage when the rest of us experience fear? August 7, 2022