Strap on your Sword!

  One of the most inspiring accounts contained in Old Testament scripture concerning the resiliency and work ethic of God’s people can be found in the book of Nehemiah. If you want the full picture of what is happening you need to go back to the book of Jeremiah.   The short version: Jeremiah was … Continue reading Strap on your Sword!

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

Religious people, have often fallen in the trap of being hypocrites, and holier than thou. It was true in the days of Jesus, and if we are not careful, it can be true of us today as well. In Luke chapter 7 this is pointed out clearly. Many people mocked John the Baptist because he … Continue reading Jesus, Friend of Sinners

The Acceptable Sin

What kind of sins are acceptable? What kind of sins can you have a little bit of in your life and still be in good standing with God and your fellow brothers and sisters in Christ? The short answer is, none. There is no such thing as an acceptable sin. In Romans 3:23, Paul writes … Continue reading The Acceptable Sin

Why In The World Would You Homeschool Your Kids?

Homeschooling is here to stay. More and more families are choosing to homeschool their children. In fact, more families are homeschooling their children now than any other time in recent years. According to the National Center for Education Statistics and Analyses, since 2012 the number of children being homeschooled has grown from 1.8 million to … Continue reading Why In The World Would You Homeschool Your Kids?

“Dear Dad, I Get It Now”

One of my absolute favorite things about my childhood was going camping with my family. The mountain climbing, swimming, hiking, relaxing around the fire, and of course scary stories were right up my alley. I got to take my family camping at the same place that I grew up camping. It was a blessing. As … Continue reading “Dear Dad, I Get It Now”

My Challenge to Dad’s

  This post is meant for dad's. That being said, I believe any parent/grandparent could benefit from this. I am just simply writing this with dad's in mind. Dad's, you are so important. You are the one that shapes what your son's think manhood looks like. You are the ones that set the standard for how … Continue reading My Challenge to Dad’s

When your compass breaks

Twenty years ago my dad took our family to Quartz Mt State Park to go camping. This wasn't out of the norm. We frequented that location. In fact my mother made a patch to put on our camping tent that said "home away from home", and that it was. Our family took great comfort in … Continue reading When your compass breaks