Is there such a thing as anything other than an active Christianity? No, a Christian is a doer of the word, an ambassador for his King, embraces hardship as lessons in sanctification, and fills a place in the body of Christ. He is neither inactive nor passive, but alive and busy!
To whom shall we go for help in the all-important task of child training: worldly philosophies or Biblical premises? Listen to the 3 R's that every child should learn before he goes to school to get his second set. Learn 8 basic principles that parents should employ, many of them from Grandpa's day.
Do we, like Moses, have personal conviction worth passing on? Personal conviction cannot be forced. We need to have a passion for our own personal conviction, yet respect others as well. Are we willing to allow our children to ask questions yet guide them diligently into a life of Christian service
The relationship that parents have with their children in early years will set the course for that child's life. Where can you learn how to teach your child? God values children, and so should we. Let us learn from our Heavenly Father the best way to relate to the precious souls He has given to us.
How do you know when you have enough? How much distinction should there be between HAVING and WANTING? God's Word warns the pilgrim of the hindrances of possessions, and encourages those who follow the Shepherd to let Him provide for their wants.
God has called fathers to an important role, one that takes courage. Why and when does a father need courage? With the help of his Heavenly Father, each Christian father seeks to lead his family to that Father, making that his chief aim in life. Fathers, be of good courage!
Do you struggle with focus in your spiritual life? Do church services seem stale, your Bible dry and unappealing? Could you have spiritual A.D.D.?
The Bible presents symptoms, causes, and best of all, a cure: Where your treasure is, there will your heart (and attention) be also.
How do you define entertainment? Does it carry a negative or positive connotation? How do you decide what is legitimate? innocent? permissible? What do you think our Master did when he ‘resorted to the garden’? What would he want his followers to do when they are facing burnout?
"Flee idolatry", the Apostle Paul wrote long ago. Can we recognize what idolatry looks like today? And once we recognize what it is that is filling the place of GOD in our lives, do we know how to flee from it?
When there is conflict in the workplace, discord in the family, controversy at church, dissension among the school board, friction at the sewing circle, disagreement between pastors, there are three options: flee, fight, or forgive. Which is the best choice? And how do we choose it?
Do you know the history and meaning behind Halloween? Should Christians participate in Halloween festivities? Is it possible for Christians to have homes with "hallowed evenings"? Yes indeed! Listen and learn how.
How does a Christian respond when he's wronged or treat unfairly? He faces a choice to become patient or revengeful. Christ prayed for his tormentors "Father forgive them: for they know not what they do." Is this how we respond?