Family



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



MAY
06

When my wife and I began the adoption process, the further we went down the path, the more and more it appeared to our human eyes and minds to be like that same pathway the Israelites took to get to their “dead end” at the shores of the Red Sea, and you wind up asking … Read More



APR
22

It was not an accident that the children of Israel found themselves “trapped” in the geographical cul-de-sac where the Red Sea was located at back in Bible times. There literally was only one way to go, and that was straight across the water, but alas…they had no boats prepared for that many people. Reminds me … Read More



MAR
26

Do you ever talk to yourself?  I plead guilty.  I really don’t like to admit it because when I was young I remember my mom talking to herself and I said that I would never do that.  And, here I am, all grown up and I find myself talking to myself.  Sometimes I say good … Read More



MAR
21

Have you ever seen God reveal Himself in such a way that your faith soared to new heights? If you are a believer in Christ, you have. At a minimum, this happened at salvation. Before salvation, you had no faith. When you trusted Christ, your faith was born. It soared to a new height. But … 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



FEB
04

No parent desires for their child to become an entitled, self-centered individual now or when they grow up. We don’t like to be around people who are this way, so we definitely don’t want to raise another one to join that club! How then do we avoid that? The question is, who are the most … Read More



JAN
21

Lesson #1 – Miracles ARE REAL! “Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?”– Jeremiah 32:27 Biological birth is a miracle, Adoption is a miracle. Creation of life in general is a miracle and whether a family is started naturally or by adoption, that IS a … Read More



JAN
14

In September of 2014, my mother passed from this life to the next. Plagued with cancer for a number of years, I never once heard her complain, and the majority of the time, she ruled cancer with an iron fist, determined not to give in to the deadly disease. You would never know that she … 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