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Should Teens Be Allowed To Date?

While this can be a highly debatable topic, it’s wise for us to examine the current status quo.  Because I am the parent to a teen and a pre-teen, this is a very important post for me. Growing up, I was left to learn about girls and dating from my peers and the media.  I … Continue reading

Eight Essentials Every Parent Should Give Their Children, Part 2 ( Peace )

Today, we are going to talk about the first of the eight essentials, Peace.  Yes, your children need peace, so let me explain.  Proverbs 17:1 says, “1Better is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, Than a house full of feasting with strife.”  Many of us parents know what its like to grow up in a … Continue reading

Eight Essentials Every Parent Should Give Their Children

Recently, I heard a message by Pastor Tom Nelson of Denton, Texas.  He was speaking on parenting and he mentioned 8 essentials that every child needs. Over the next few weeks I will be sharing these with you in as much detail as possible.  I personally have learned from this message and I pray that … Continue reading

Daddy, Am I Pretty? Part 2

Last week, I addressed the need that girls have for their fathers and the visible consequences of a father’s failure to give his daughter what she needs from him.  After the post, I heard of another example of this very truth.

Daddy, am I pretty?

Last week, I passed by a local high school at 7:20 in the morning and a sad but familiar sight caught my eye.  The temperature was about 34 degrees and I noticed a teenage girl with nothing on but form fitting jeans and a tight sweater.  She had on no

What am I really here for? III

Today we conclude this series “What am I really Here for?” If you are just joining us I encourage you to start with part I before continuing. Now I would like to discuss this topic from the viewpoint (that I hold to) of using your talents and abilities to accomplish the will of another. Well … Continue reading

2015!! Make It Count For Your Family!

At the beginning of each year, most people sit down and make a list of new year’s resolutions.  Sadly, studies have shown that most individuals give up on their resolutions within 3-6 months. In my opinion, this happens because the rewards of success don’t out way the pain of change.  I personally relate strongly to … Continue reading

A Father’s Heart

Since we are in the Christmas season and approaching the start of a new year, I wanted to speak briefly from the heart. I have thought quite a bit about the posts that we have put before you, especially those that speak toward the family. I will admit that I speak so much on building … Continue reading

Christmas Chaos?

Well, here we are just 11 days away from Christmas and for many, the stress is still building. As a society, the true meaning of the Christmas season, the celebration of Christ’s birth, has been replaced with Santa Claus, Reindeer and materialism. In the name of fun, even so-called christian parents are

Truth Behind Hiphop confirmed: Hiphop returns back to its spiritual covering ” The Zulu Nation” » EXTV

As a lover of music I have always been aware of it’s ability (tendency) to set my mood or cause a mood that I wanted set. During my rebellious teen years I sought out the albums that said “explicit lyrics”. It was like explicit was the truth and everything else was just sugarcoated. With the … Continue reading