Confession Of A Super Bowl Enthusiast

Since the Super Bowl is an annual event, there is reason to be excited, especially when “your” team is playing. At certain times throughout the game, I was shouting, “GO!”, “Come on!”, “YES!”, “What was that!!!!????” There were different times during the game that required different forms of expression: standing, mouth wide open, arms raised, high-fiving, hugging the couch pillow. …

5 Reasons To Pray Together As A Family

We say mealtime prayers and pray with our kids at bedtime, but do we gather the family to seek God and expect Him to answer?  Do we fervently seek God’s heart and will; praise Him, thank Him, ask for forgiveness, and pray for others and our needs? The fact is the majority of church attending parents aren’t praying as families. …

God Doesn’t Always Answer The Way We Think HE Should

The last two weeks have been difficult. A beautiful, talented, dynamic 17 year old girl from the church where we had served for 12 years did not recover from an injury incurred from a skateboarding accident. As friends of the family and her former youth pastor, I was asked to speak at the service. She was an amazing young woman. …

3 Things Every Dad Should Do After Pulling In The Driveway (Part 3)

#1. Find Mom. (click here for part 1.) #2. Sit  (click here for part 2.) #3. LEAD.  (Time: 15+) Not like a drill sergeant.  Your family needs you to lead them to the heart of God; to be a family that faithfully follows Christ. “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24.15 As the father goes, …