We’ve all heard about the story of the prodigal son. Jesus shared this story about a wayward child who blew his inheritance, lived recklessly, and once defeated returned back home to his father who readily forgave and embraced him. It was a parable meant to show God’s unrelenting … [Read more...] about When Your Child Doesn’t Share Your Faith
I hear many times a day about the weird times we’re living in. Although they are weird to this present generation, they aren’t new within the course of history. This isn’t the first time there’s been a pandemic, social unrest, rumors of wars or financial collapse, and a volatile … [Read more...] about Developing Discipline Into Hope
It seems so simple. Your bad mood you were blaming on the crummy weather, the frustrating job, and just not getting enough sleep has turned into an ongoing stasis of life. It’s not really a terrible, momentary irritation. It is more like a low-grade … [Read more...] about How To Get Out of A Funk
Anxiety sounds like such a mild word for something that wreaks such havoc on our emotional, spiritual and physical health. It has become such a common term to say “I am having an anxiety attack” or “I am stressed out of my mind”. When our friends or family say how … [Read more...] about If Nothing is Different, Why am I so Anxious?
Four weeks ago our son had a brain hemorrhage. It still feels surreal to say that. He’s 14 years old and in good health. There was no brain trauma or anything evident that would have caused it. It just happened. People say we’re only one phone call from our knees. Mine … [Read more...] about When Faith Becomes Real
Everyone has wondered at one time or another why they do what they do. Or why don’t they do what they know they should do. It’s frustrating because we do know ..... we know what we should or shouldn’t do. So why don’t we? Yes there is the whole habit issue. … [Read more...] about God Dependence: How to Stay On His Path