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It's Not About the Hot Dogs!

Parenting Kids in the Gospel--Looking to Jesus more than laying down the law

The other day our two girls were eating lunch in the kitchen. We promised them that once they were done, they could watch something on television. Abbie, age 7, finishes first and Annabelle, age 4, still has ...

Charlotte's Web and Christ's Greater Love

One of my all-time favorite stories is Charlotte's Web by E.B. White. I recently re-read it. If you don’t know the story, Charlotte the spider is really the heroine in the story but she spends the whole story to make Wilbur, the pig, a hero. Wilbur is kind of ...

Teach us to pray

I have never met a believer no matter how old they were in the Lord who said, “I have mastered prayer!” I myself am not good at it. The activity of praying is frustrating isn’t it? Paul Miller in his excellent book A Praying Life says,

“We last for ...

Don't be paralyzed by passivity

“When Abraham heard that his kinsman had been taken captive, he led forth his trained men, born in his house, 318 of them and went in pursuit as far as Dan. And he divided up his forces against them by night, he and his servants, and defeated them and pursued ...

Worry is rooted in pride

Do you constantly worry? Peter tells persecuted believers (who have a whole lot to worry about), “Humble yourselves…casting all of your anxieties on him, because He cares for you” (1 Pet. 5:6-7).

Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair, giving you something to do, but never taking you ...

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