"For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that everyone who believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16 A few days ago I took my two sons to Skyzone--an indoor park with trampolines, rock climbing, basketball goals, ramps, and other fun gadgets. As... Continue Reading →
Being Thankful is Good For The Soul
I am thankful for God. I am thankful for life. I am thankful for my wife. I am thankful for my two sons. I am thankful for a job. I am thankful for education. I am thankful for my parents. I am thankful for my brothers. I am thankful for sunny days. I am thankful... Continue Reading →
Family is a Reflection of God’s Goodness
Yet for us, there is one God, the Father, from whom are all things and for whom we exist, and one Lord, Jesus Christ, through who are all things and through whom we exist (1 Corinthians 8:6). I am blessed to have a beautiful wife and two healthy children. They are more than I deserve.... Continue Reading →
The Fear of the Lord Produces Wisdom
"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy one is understanding (Prov. 9:10)." In the Bible, the word "fear" has many connotations. For instance, fear can mean respect in the way an employee views his or her boss (Josh. 24:14). It can refer to a scary or... Continue Reading →
Is Divorce Ever an Option in the Christian Life?
Case study:  Julie and Tim have been married for 10 years. In the last year, Tim has been verbally abusive towards her. Just last week, Tim went completely crazy. Julie told him to cut the grass outside and Tim got upset and started yelling at her. As he yelled and became more frustrated, he threw his phone at her. He missed her,... Continue Reading →
What Does the Bible Say About Leadership Roles Between Males And Females?
Christianity elevated the status of women more than any other religious or political system during the first century. Jesus’ disciples included several women (Luke 8:1-3), a practice very rare among the rabbis of his day. Not only that, but Christ’s first recorded disclosure of his own identity as the true Messiah was made to a woman (John 4:25-26).... Continue Reading →
Fatherless Generation: Where are the Heroes?
I was fortunate to be raised in a wonderful, supportive family. Growing up, my parents never missed my sporting events, birthdays, prom nights, college orientation week, graduations, wedding, the birth of my son, and everything in between. I will always remember when my father was the coach for our Baseball youth league. He built a... Continue Reading →