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As Close As We Choose To Be …

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8) Suppose we were able sit down with one another … share a cup of coffee … laugh a little … frown a little about the state of the world … and just get to know one another better and catch up. Before too […]

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This Little Light of Mine …

This Little Light of Mine … “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven. “ (Matthew 5:16) There’s something about watching a small child learning the tune, words, and the exaggerated movements to a new and catchy song! I can remember as if […]

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Helping Our Young People to Grow and Mature…Obedience Issues

Those Telltale Signs of Obedience Issues … “Let what you say be simply ‘yes’ or ‘no’ …” (Matthew 5:37). Sometimes it’s really hard to get a bead on when it happens. You know, when that sweet and cuddly baby becomes a tyrant of sorts that wants their way and they want it right now! We […]

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Helping Our Young People to Grow and Mature…Reaching a Better Understanding of Obedience

Reaching a Better Understanding of Obedience … Some Specifics “Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with promise, that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth.” (Ephesians 6:1-3) Little did David, the young shepherd […]

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Helping Our Young People to Grow and Mature…The Most Important of Goals

The Most Important of Goals “For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on the face of the earth.” (Deuteronomy 7:6) From the earliest age, our children must be made […]

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Helping Our Young People to Grow and Mature…

Helping Our Young People to Grow and Mature … Goals for Parents/Grandparents … and the Young “You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” (Deuteronomy 6:7). Being a parent […]

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TODAY, This is What I Will Do…

TODAY, This is What I Will Do … “This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24). Surely, we all realize the value of the day called “today!” It is the moment we are living in right now. It is not yesterday, last week, last month […]

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How Healthy is Your Heart?

I’ve never experienced the trauma of a heart attack! I’ve experienced the chest pains that would seem to indicate one, but with further tests it was determined to be the result of stress. It’s really hard to imagine the stopping of my heart … yet it happens every day throughout the world to many people. […]

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