Category Archives : Family


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 […]


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; […]


5 Truths to Speak as Your Child Starts a New School Year

It’s that time of year.  Clothes have been bought.  Backpacks are packed.  Lunch boxes are prepared. Children all over the United States are going back to school. It’s an exciting time for most children and their parents.  For others though, it is a time that brings much anxiety and fear.  Will they have friends?  What […]

Truths as School Starts

5 Truths to Teach Your Children about the “Charlie, Charlie Challenge” 3

Have you heard about the latest social media craze?  Over the last few days, teens have been posting to Twitter about a “game” called “Charlie, Charlie Challenge.”  It is reported that it is a mix of “Bloody Mary” and a Ouija Board where participants contact a Mexican demon called “Charlie.” If you haven’t, check out […]


5 Reachable Goals for Your Family 2

The beginning of a new year often brings anticipation of the possibility of change for many people.  We hear people making goals or “resolutions” to lose weight, get more fit, read the Bible in a year, etc. What resolutions have you made for this year? The problem with most resolutions is that they are not […]


How Coaching Can Change Your Life Too

My mind was swirling.  Where would I start?  Where should I start?  I was so overwhelmed by all the thoughts in my mind that I couldn’t focus on any one thing.  I had so many different responsibilities to balance.  How would I focus enough on one that I could accomplish anything? Then I remembered that […]