by Candice Watters Let the one who is taught the word share all good things with the one who teaches. -Galatians 6:6 Editor: this post originally appeared here. Reading aloud to your children is one of the best things you can do for them, and with them. It makes a huge difference in their learning.… Read More Read Aloud To Your Children
And as they continued to ask him, he stood up and said to them, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at her.” -John 8:7 Maddi Runkles’ story has drawn no shortage of headlines. I relate to it. Like her, I live in Maryland. Like her, I’ve… Read More The Sin Of Pregnancy?
You are a hindrance to me. For you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of man.” -Matthew 16:23 When we encounter some of Peter’s exchanges in the Gospels he, more often than not, looks foolish. No shortage of preachers and pastors have made him the butt of… Read More Help! I’m Drowning!
by Rick Malm But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons. -Galatians 4:4-5 Editor: this post originally appeared here. Bob and Carol were an amazing couple. As a… Read More Growing Up Christian And Rejecting God
And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles. -Matthew 5:41 I know this is the sort of title that seems like provocative click bait. It is the type of statement that some emergent church guy would say regarding the exclusivity of Christianity. That’s not what I mean though. I… Read More The Journey Is More Important Than The Destination
Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” -Matthew 19:14 Why Do We Baptize Infants, How Our Children Come to Faith, by Stephen Smallman is not a short defense of why Presbyterians baptize infants. The author writes on page 7, “I… Read More Book Review: How Our Children Come To Faith, by Stephen Smallman
by Michael Lawrence These words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise. -Deuteronomy 6:6-7 Editor: this post originally… Read More Book Review: Family Driven Faith, by Voddie Baucham
Q. 1. What is the chief end of man? A. Man’s chief end is to glorify God, and to enjoy him forever. -First line of the Westminster Shorter Catechism The earliest memory I have is of my dad telling me that he loved me. Actually no, the first memory I have is of my dad… Read More Bringing Back The Catechism
Bear fruit in keeping with repentance.And do not presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father,’ for I tell you, God is able from these stones to raise up children for Abraham.Even now the axe is laid to the root of the trees. Every tree therefore that does not bear good fruit… Read More Running Out From Under The Umbrella