Parents as Builders

Integrity is the key to building a solid life that will last for eternity.  The foundation upon which the builder’s life is established is critical.  We can not transfer our foundation to the life of another, but we can live in such a way that our foundation is revealed as trustworthy, valuable and worth imitation. … More Parents as Builders

Growing Up in Christ

God parents each of us perfectly!  Growing in grace and knowledge as Jesus did is an individual responsibility.  But we all–whether we have children or not–have opportunities to disciple (or spiritually parent) others.  This prayer guide is a tool ifor the growing up process–for ourselves and others. Parenting is a privilege and responsibility that allows … More Growing Up in Christ

Prayer Tools

The last few weeks have offered numerous opportunities to share information on developing a prayer habit–especially through the use of a prayer journal.  One of the tools that helped me prayer fervently and effectively was ‘perpetual lists.’  The link below provides a document with three of those key lists: 31 Days of Prayer focused on … More Prayer Tools

Building a Home

Understanding God’s design for the home is critical because it is what gives our home a solid foundation.  No matter how long we have been married, we need to keep a scriptural view of marriage in the forefront of our mind. Marriage/Family is: • A declaration of ‘choosing to love.’ An imitation of God’s creation choice. … More Building a Home

CHOICES matter

Satan is a deceptive angel.  He is powerful.  Each step away from Choosing God creates greater captivity.  The work of walking in faith increases with each choice we make that is contrary to the will of God…but it doesn’t have to be so hard! Jesus overcame the world.  He offers victory.  No one is separated … More CHOICES matter

Bunnies are Bullies

BULLYING Current statistics indicate half of school-age children report having been bullied in the past month.  A strong link exists between bullying and suicide–the leading cause of death for young people. Bullying is an increasing problem, but it isn’t a new problem nor is it confined to schools.  Businesses bully, politicians bully, police bully, minorities … More Bunnies are Bullies

Condition of Love

Love is not in very good shape in our world, is it?  Hateful, despicable words are common.  This world has a filter of self-indulgence, self-defense and self-promotion.  Sadly, it is a filter used by religious folks as much as political leaders. In contrast, the filter of love is the character of God.  The silver lining … More Condition of Love