It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh is no help at all. The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and life. -John 6:63 Confession: I used to be a big opponent of Bible paraphrases. I thought they were an attempt to attribute to God the words of man. If someone… Read More Is The Message A Dangerous Book?
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
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!
The main purpose of this blog is really to serve families, children, and youth. Sometimes that means simply pointing everyone to other resources that further that aim. Here is a fantastic piece on teaching children the gospel by Mathew Gilbert: http://ftc.co/resource-library/blog-entries/kids-broccoli-and-jesus-teaching-the-gospel-with-passion Check it out! Now! [Photo Credit: anka.albrecht via Compfight cc]
Here are two helpful resources on false teaching/teachers: THIS article by Colin Smith lists seven traits of a false teacher all taken from 2 Peter 2. THESE articles by Tim Challies are a good compilation of some of the better known and more influential false teachers throughout church history and some of the big name false teachers… Read More False Teacher Resources