The Power of Her Sex

God gave woman the power of sex. —Edwin Louis Cole   One of the greatest powers a woman has is the power of her sex.  Few women realize the power of their sexuality and those who do often abuse that power.  I suspect that power itself can be a bit frightening to younger women or [Read More...]

Talking with Teenagers about Their Music

Parents always tell me, “My kids have those earphones on so I don’t know what they’re listening to.” (I can actually think of several ways to fix that!) Have you tried just talking with them about their music? Today’s young people love music, and if you ever have difficulty getting your teenagers talking… try talking [Read More...]

Talking to Children about Mass Killings: A Parent’s Dilemma

In the space of a few weeks, there have been two mass killings in our country. When something like this happens — and it does so with increasing frequency — many wonder how to explain something to their children that they don’t understand themselves. Sometimes it’s easier not to talk about it at all. I [Read More...]

Why do Men Cheat?

Marriage of Your Dreams

As a culture we appear to be sliding down the slippery slope of infidelity with ever greater frequency. As many as 65 percent of men and 55 percent of women will have an extramarital affair by the time they are forty, according to the Journal of Psychology and Christianity. Christians are no different than secular [Read More...]

Get Tough With Yourself

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One harmful mindset that can keep a leader from fulfilling his calling and potential is self-coddling. This is when he convinces himself he deserves a break, and runs to something that ultimately harms himself. The WWII Marines of K/3/5 had been fighting on Guadalcanal for weeks. C-rations had run out, and the men ate twice [Read More...]

Laws I’d Love to Break


I’m not a rebel or an anarchist. I understand that most given communities need laws and enforcement of those laws to maintain the peace and freedom within that community. But the fact is… the more industrially and technologically proficient our society becomes, the more ridiculous and unsuitable our laws are becoming! For example, don’t tell [Read More...]

“Miracles” by Tim Stafford: A Worthy Read

Does God still perform miracles today? If so, what do they look like? Ask those questions to 100 people and you’ll get 100 different answers. Ask them to 100 Christians and you’ll probably get 200 different answers. There’s a lot of fuzzy thinking where miracles are concerned. Thus, I was pleased to have the opportunity [Read More...]

The Angry Male

That's My Teenage Son

Many boys and men in our culture today are angry. They are angry for a variety of reasons; some justifiable and some not so good. For instance boys raised without the benefit of a father to teach them how a man acts, thinks, solves problems, and relates to the world around him are at a [Read More...]