Category Archives: Family

What restoration doesn’t mean

For 22 years Joseph had been in Egypt while his brothers lived daily with the lie they had propagated about his death. For that same time Joseph’s father believed him to be dead, and never stopped mourning for his son. You would have thought that such a restoration would be a great celebration. I’m sureContinue Reading

Six steps to improve communication with others

James gave some of the best advice ever on communication when he penned, Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger; for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God (James 1:19-20) This is especially necessary in our family relationships. The author is unknown, but I have found the simpleContinue Reading

Gettin’ ready for Sunday on Saturday

I started reading a book by a good friend of mine last night. The book is by Ken Ramey and is entitled Expository Listening. In a section entitled: Anticipation: The Listener’s Responsibility Before the Word is Preached, my friend offers this helpful advice: Spend time reading and meditating on God’s Word every day (personal quietContinue Reading

The Impact of Involved Parents

As parents we may wonder what effect the raising of Godly children who can distinguish between right and wrong and have the self-control to make the right choice, will have on our society. Researcher Doug Dale studied two families whose roots went back to the 18th century. The first family began when Max Jukes andContinue Reading