Category Archives: Marriage and family

Spring Is in the Air…

  Ah, spring is in the air.  The time when a (young) man’s fancy turns to love.  Even husbands.  But what shape should the expression of that love take? Consider the Apostle Peter’s words from 1 Peter 3:17, “Likewise, husbands, live … Continue reading

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Following Up – More on “Why Didn’t You Tell Me?”

In my post from 12/11/13, “Why Didn’t You Tell Me?,” I made reference to an article in byFaith magazine entitled, “Kids, Porn, and the Heart.”  Here’s a link to that piece – http://byfaithonline.com/kids-porn-and-the-heart/ It’s definitely worth reading and discussing.

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2013 Book List – Part Three

Do We Know Jesus?  Daily Insights for the Mind and Soul (Adolf Schlatter) – This was my main source of devotional reading this past year.  Schlatter (1852-1938) was a German theological professor, writer, pastor, and speaker well known in his … Continue reading

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2013 Book List – Part Two

Common Prayer:  A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals (Shane Claiborne, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, Enuma Okoro) – My wife and I have been using this in our devotionals together in the mornings.  Not that we actually do that every morning but, when we … Continue reading

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2013 Book List – Part One

As has been the case these last few years, I’ve pulled together a list of the books I’ve read over the last twelve months.  That is, books that were not related to sermon preparations and such.  Perhaps if you got … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t You Tell Me?

Dads, imagine a visitor comes to your door, a young man in his 20’s who looks somewhat familiar to you.  Introductions are made.  He is your adult son, somehow come to visit you from the future. He is tired, worn … Continue reading

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Knowing What You’re There For

General George McClellan (“The Little Napolean”) It helps to know what you’re there for.  By “there,” I mean in a position of some responsibility.  An obvious example would be a parent.  Why has God placed you in the life of … Continue reading

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