In the United States, we celebrate our independence as a nation on July 4 each year. That’s only a few days away. But no matter where we live, everyone who knows Jesus Christ can experience true freedom.
The Parable of the $20 Bill and the 80 Quarters
Two men walked into town, intent on making purchases for their employer. Both had similar lists: two newspapers, a business magazine, one cold soda and a Snickers bar. All the large retailers were closed in honor of a festival but booths lined the main throughway. Yes, there was the newspaper stand, the magazine stand and …
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Honoring our Heavenly Father
I've spent the last two posts talking about what makes a wise and godly father, but when we don't have one, it can be difficult to honor the perfect Father we do have: God Almighty.
A Dad Who Walks in Wisdom
Those who know about discernment and discretion based on God’s Word and principles are wise fathers. Being wise has very little to do with being smart. What do I mean?
What it Takes to be a Wise Father
Wisdom starts with knowing something. More specifically, it begins with knowing someone: the Lord Jesus Christ.
A Virtuous Woman Blesses her Community
Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubiesProverbs 31:10 Shrieking into the silent morning, the alarm clock rouses her. She rolls over, fumbles her hand over the nightstand and fingers the top of the offensive instrument. Blessed silence descends once the correct button is pressed. It might be another typical …
A 21st Century Virtuous Woman is Industrious
Work. It’s a four-letter word. I’ve noticed that the upcoming generation avoids it like a plague of epic proportions.
It isn’t in the character of the virtuous woman to shirk her responsibilities or shy away from hard work.
A Trustworthy Wife: The 21st Century Virtuous Woman
“Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies”- Proverbs 31:10 These days, people avoid marriage because they don’t want to commit to one person. Marriages don’t last. Men and women have affairs, breaking the most basic marriage vow. Is it any wonder so many people don’t trust each other? This …
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The 21st Century Virtuous Woman Part 1: A Virtuous Mother
Who can find a virtuous woman? For her price is far above rubies -Prov. 31:10 If you're like me, Proverbs chapter 31 intimidates you. The woman described here is Wonder Woman, Mother Theresa, and Betty Crocker all rolled into one dynamic ball of business acumen and abundant energy. I’m going to spend the next five …
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Seven Promises from Psalm 37
Uncertainty still abounds in our media-driven world. COVID-19 is either the most deadly plague since the Bubonic, or its effects are being highly inflated for some unknown reason. This is only ONE reason we need to cling to the promises in the Bible. This plague of misinformation and hyperbole from mainstream media and social media …