GROWING SPIRITUALLY (maybe emotionally as well)GROWING SPIRITUALLY maybe emotionally as well When I turned 50, for some odd reason I never warmed to the idea. Finding myself caught in a nostalgic fit, before I knew it, I was recalling my 20’s. Smashing my diminishing brain cells together, I found myself unable to...
How Can Parents Keep Kids Off Drugs and Alcohol
Explain to your child the consequences of drugs and alcohol and apply these to their daily life. How would being high affect extra-curricular activities or academic performance? Will drug and alcohol use stop the pursuit of personal goals?
Spanking Your Child: Should I or Not?How to Discipline a Child: To Spank or Not to Spank A funny thing happened on the way to adulthood. I got spanked. On my bottom, butt, derriere, rear-end, leg, calf, arm, back and face. Occasionally even an elbow. A rose by any other color, it bore resemblance to...
Is Christianity Outdated?
The church is almost as old as humanity itself. Since our birth as a species we have had an insatiable desire to learn, seek, and find answers about our existence. Although many believe the church is an age-old tradition, rooted in practices developed long before our lives ever started, the truth is the church changes with the rest of the world. It’s a common misconception among non-Christians that Christianity is outdated and old news. But today’s churches are adapting again — even using modern technology.
The spiritual & human cost of piety
It becomes so easy for us to rest in our piety… assuming that we are right. We may flail about with our our voices shrieking like nails on a chalkboard, but it won’t make a difference in the end if we are right. For not only are our voices silently echoing back at us, but more often than not, others (the people of this world) are quietly ignoring us (the people of the Church). The question for us as Christian parents is this: How, then, should we live?