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Being Honest About the Limitations of Social Media Relationships

Being Honest About the Limitations of Social Media Relationships

Social media draws from our hearts a mixture of like and dislike—all at the same time. We are thankful for these media platforms because of our ability to reach others easily, quickly, and helpfully. We struggle with these platforms because of the many inherent problems.… Continue Reading …

Are You Generous? Understanding a Theology of Gift-Giving

Are You Generous? A Theology of Gift-Giving

On Christmas day, people all over the world exchange presents. It is a cultural event full of fun memories. It is also an evolving tradition that loses meaning each year, which is a great reason to go counter-cultural this year? Think about this with me:… Continue Reading …

All You Need to Know for Camping On Black Friday

All You Need to Know for Camping On Black Friday

Each year in the states we have Black Friday. It is the unofficial kickoff of the Christmas season. If you’re planning to camp out for a good deal, I recommend thinking like a Boy Scout: Be Prepared. Here are eight practical things to know for… Continue Reading …

How to Change a Home from Job-Centered to God-Centered

A man’s job was never meant to be like the tail wagging the dog. In this illustration, the tail is the job, and the dog is his family. When the job becomes the most significant thing to a man, the family will become a lesser… Continue Reading …

If You Have Limited Time and Friends with Unlimited Needs

Do you have unlimited time? Do you have friends with a lot of needs? If so, you’re blessed, and so are your friends. You have the time, and they have the issues—what a beautiful world. Sadly, I don’t live in your world. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Nine Tips for Managing Your Life and Calendar

The phone rang. Lucia picked it up but did not answer the caller. She handed it to me because she knew two things: It was probably about work, and my profession was more important than her and the children. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

The Danger Of a Man Providing For His Family

Providing for our families is an expectation the Lord places on us. But we rely on Him for the results. We work hard while trusting Him to provide what we need. Whether you’re poor or rich, God will take care of you. Listen to the… Continue Reading …

Enjoying the Cultural and Christian Christmas

A few years ago my children wished the Kohl’s shoppers a Merry Christmas. The children were sitting on top of our van spreading Christmas cheer to anyone who was within twenty-five yards of their voices. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

Day 10 – Teen Devotion: You Don’t Get Time Off

School is the easy part. You get lots of breaks, and at the end of the year, you get summers off. Being an adult is different; it’s one long mundane journey that ends in death. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google… Continue Reading …

His Money, Her Money Is Not Biblical Common Cents

One flesh means one in all things. The analogy of the left hand knowing what the right hand is doing is clear. The left hand and the right hand are part of one body. The left hand does not say to the right hand, “I… Continue Reading …