3 Truths to Tell Your Children When Disaster Strikes

Over the past weekend we have heard countless stories of people who are trying to survive through Hurricane Harvey. Millions of people have endured tornados, hurricane force winds and unrelenting rain. The news keeps saying that the disaster is not even over as the rains continue to fall in South Texas and will through Thursday. […]


The Blessing of a New School Year

The summer is flying by and school will be starting in the next few weeks for most of our children. We will be shopping for supplies, new clothes, etc., to make sure our children are off to a great start for the next year of their education. As I began to think about the hustle […]


Get to Know Your Kids

Your child. You spend time around them every day. You sleep in the same house together. But do you really know them? The old saying goes, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” When sinners live in close quarters to each other, many, many opportunities arise to deal with sin, to be sanctified, and to train our children in […]


Sharing Your Testimony When You Were Raised in Church

Scott looked at his youth group and said, “Tonight, we’re going to learn how to share our testimonies.” Kristie looked at Jeff and then looked away quickly as if something had upset her. Jeff tried to get Kristie to tell him what was wrong but she shrugged him off. When Scott opened up time for […]


Ancient Paths – God Chooses

The Lord said to Abram, after Lot had separated from him, “Lift up your eyes and look from the place where you are, northward and southward and eastward and westward, for all the land that you see I will give to you and to your offspring forever. I will make your offspring as the dust […]


His Ancient Paths of Honor

Genesis has many ancient paths that lead to life. We’ve seen how work can be a blessing, how Jesus death on the cross fulfilled the requirement for sin, and how Noah found favor in the eyes of God. Let’s look at a few more Scripture passages and find God’s ways, His ancient paths, that lead […]


Ancient Paths of Life from Genesis 6-9

God wants us to live intentionally and to walk with Him in His ways. We have been walking through these “ancient paths to life” in Genesis in our last couple of posts. Today, let’s look at Genesis chapters 6-9. Teaching our children to how to live will take intentional conversations with them about God and […]


Ancient Paths in Genesis 3-5 that Lead to Life 1

Teaching our children to live life will take intentional conversations with them about God and His ways. These different aspects of blessing are only a small portion of God’s plan for our children to have life. Let’s walk through a few Scripture passages and find His ways, His ancient paths that lead to life. Genesis […]


Teach Them to Live 2

If I were to ask you “what are the ways of God” what would be your answer? If I were to ask you “how do you know how to live” what would you say? “Thus says the LORD: ‘Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; […]