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What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One?

What Is the Litmus Test for a Leader, and Are You One_

The litmus test for a true Christian leader is their ability to replicate themselves into someone else. For the Christian leader, he’s exporting his Christ-life to another individual so that person can be Christlike. If a leader does not replicate himself into another, the Christian… Continue Reading …

Here Are Three Powerful and Practical Parenting Strategies

Here Are Three Powerful and Practical Parenting Strategies

Once a parent, ever a parent. Even after a parent loses hands-on oversight and care of their children as they get older, they never stop thinking about them—always wondering and praying for their well-being. Before that sad day of their departure comes, I want to… Continue Reading …

Here Is a Useful Way to Connect the Gospel to Arguments

Here Is a Useful Way to Connect the Gospel to Arguments

There are times in a relationship when winning the argument should not be your first call to action. Jesus talked about turning the other cheek and going the extra mile with some folks. What relationships do you have where it would be a better experience… Continue Reading …

A Practical Perspective for Family Worship In Your Home

Do you experience regular family worship? How do you all practice it? The Christian family worship experience is not a singular activity, but a comprehensive lifestyle that breathes through all aspects of your lives. Will you consider these five essential elements to help you and… Continue Reading …

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How do you help a teenage son when he does not want your help? You feel him distancing from you and the family, but he won’t communicate with you. Should you relax your expectations? Perhaps a more in-depth question is how is his behavior a… Continue Reading …

Here Is Some Motivation to Love That Pain In Your Neck

Motivation for the Pain In Your Neck

Let’s free associate: name a couple of people in your life that you cringe when you think about them. How about the person you would rather not be around? They are a pain in your neck. Do you have at least one in your mind?… Continue Reading …

Ep. 203 Your Example Has More Impact Than Your Teaching

Shows Main Idea – Teaching is a vital aspect of our lives. Without sound teaching, how shall we know God’s directives and desires for us? But did you know that there is a more powerful shaping influence in your life? The things that had the… Continue Reading …

Unkind Dads Tempt Children To Be Afraid Of God

You can trace a poor relationship with God to a child’s relationship with their dad. Though a bad dad is never the ultimate cause of a person’s problems, there is a connection between any father and God the Father. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts… Continue Reading …

When Your Leadership Does Not Model Transparency

They say there are no perfect churches. But what if that church is yours? How do you respond to a church that does not do community life well? What if the leaders are not setting the right example? Here are a few things to consider.… Continue Reading …

Setting Aside Your Desires to Lead Your Husband

A wife can be a husband’s most significant asset or his greatest liability. I think most of us know this, but I wonder how many wives have thought through how to be an asset to their husbands by humbly leading them, even while being submitted to… Continue Reading …