Almost every person who makes a living public speaking has experienced a zipper malfunction on stage. This has happened to me twice. The first time I was speaking to a group of pastors in Iowa. Standing there helpless, wishing my sweater was longer. A preacher friend of mine had it worse. As he was [...]
When you’re younger, you eat pizza and taco chips by the fistful and chase ‘em down with a gallon of Root Beer. You think a balanced diet is a piece of pizza in each hand. Your dad says, “Be careful. Obesity just snacks right up on you.” You get older, you find out he was right. Sugar rots your teet [...]
Early on in my marriage, I realized that my wife and I spoke different languages. When she elbowed me in the middle of the night and said, “Did you hear the baby?” she wasn’t looking for a “yes” or “no” answer.
Here are some new things you can buy this year:
Perhaps you’ve asked yourself, “If God is so good, and He loves me so much, where is He in the midst of this mess? Why doesn’t He show up?
I have broken commandments. I’ve put mud in my brother’s clean trousers, snipped off a girl’s pig tales and cheated on a Bible memory test back in school.
Suppose this day was our last day. Would we do what we’re doing? Or would we encourage more, forgive more, and love more?
Yes, the teen years are tricky waters for parents to navigate, but they’re even trickier for teens.
Parenting experts almost unanimously agree that the more we limit our kids’ screen time, the better off we’ll all be. But sometimes we parents should look in the mirror.
Do I always understand what the Bible means? No. There are challenging passages. When there are, I’m thankful for another translator.