Tag: Sin

Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 3

Has anyone else been tempted to get overwhelmed with their own discipling? There are so many things in these last two posts, and again in this one, that speak to me, as I want to disciple my kiddos well. If you feel overwhelmed at… Continue Reading “Practical Parenting Tips for Discipling Kiddos–Part 3”

Epitaph: What Does it Say?

An epitaph isn’t something we think about often, but it is rather fitting, as many believers are observing Christ’s death, burial, and resurrection this week. There have been some interesting epitaphs written over the years: “Famous voice actor Mel Blanc–who gave voice to characters… Continue Reading “Epitaph: What Does it Say?”

Joy Breakers

Written by Guest Writer, Shirley Taylor Have you ever been so excited about an upcoming event, but when it arrived, something happened that felt like it robbed you of the joy you were anticipating?  This has happened to me more times than I’d like… Continue Reading “Joy Breakers”

Does What I Say and Do Line up with God’s Character?

“God stretches the northern sky over empty space and hangs the earth on nothing. He wraps the rain in His thick clouds, and the clouds don’t burst with the weight. He covers the face of the moon, shrouding it with His clouds. He created… Continue Reading “Does What I Say and Do Line up with God’s Character?”

Sin, Guilt, and Repentance

“I got to thinking about the first time I ever felt guilty. It happened when I was in the first grade…My mom was a hair dresser, and every Saturday, she had me stay with Mrs. Gunner; Mrs. Gunner was…my baby sitter while Mom…worked. I… Continue Reading “Sin, Guilt, and Repentance”

I AM with You

My daughter likes to get out of the house; that’s how she’s wired. If I go to the gas station, she’ll go with me. If I run to the bank, she’ll ask to come along. It doesn’t matter where or how long the trip… Continue Reading “I AM with You”

Clenched Fist or Open Hand?

It was 4:45 a.m. when I woke from a dream. I don’t remember what I dreamed, but I do remember vividly how tightly clenched my fists were in the dream…and when I woke up…so much so that my hands hurt. It took a conscious… Continue Reading “Clenched Fist or Open Hand?”