All posts by Tim Rabon, Jr.



AUG
12

Two of the most dreaded words heard by any child are the words, “You’re grounded!” Most likely every one of us have been on the receiving end of that expression several times in our lives. Those words are then always followed by more words of punishment and judgement. Contrary to the opinion of most children, … Read More



JUN
17

While reading a Christian news article regarding parenting, I read the following statement, “Many parents have an outsourcing mentality when it comes to their children’s spirituality, often because they lack spiritual vitality themselves.” From Proverbs 22:6, we understand that the primary role of parents regarding their child is to “Train up a child in the … Read More



FEB
18

“It’s none of your business.”  “If I wanted you to know I would have told you.” Probably at some time, all of us have either spoken those words or had someone rashly speak them to us. When we think of someone being nosy, perhaps a certain high school friend or college roommate comes to mind. … Read More



DEC
17

Matthew 1:21-23 – “And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall … Read More



NOV
26

All of us as Christians understand and express the fact that Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. We know all about the inn with no vacancy, the manger, and the swaddling clothes. Without much thought or effort we could even sing a verse of “Away in a Manger.” We say Merry Christmas … Read More



SEP
24

The job and responsibilities of a godly parent consist of many various tasks and to-dos.  Whether they be physical matters or spiritual maturing, every parent is bombarded with the needs of their children. As you go about meeting these needs and training your children, it is vital that among all of those tasks you do … Read More



SEP
18

“And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.” Matthew 25:40 Have you ever been approached by someone begging at a stoplight or in a parking lot and didn’t know what to do for them? Have you later wondered if they had a place … Read More



JAN
15

Proverbs 22:9 – He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed; for he giveth of his bread to the poor.  Briton Nordemeyer, eight, of Brandon, South Dakota, wanted to help the children who had lost everything during Hurricane Katrina. So when Briton’s tooth fell out in the fall of 2005, she decided to donate … Read More



JUN
05

There is one thing about life that everyone can agree on: our days on this earth are limited. From the activities that we enjoy to the events that we are involved in, they are all bound by the limits of time. However, just as each of us are constrained by the limited time that we … Read More



JAN
23

Parenting: it can bring about so much joy, fulfillment, and blessing in life, yet it has the uncanny ability to couple those blessings with burdens. So many things are always on your personal to do list plus you must stack on top of those things the many responsibilities that being a parent adds to your … Read More