When Helping Someone Can Be Hurting Someone

Most of us don’t mind helping others, but is there a time when our help can be a hindrance?Enabling There is a lady I know who had such a difficult time with her son that she came to the point of giving up on him altogether. This all started a very long ago, and she told me that she has done everything for her son but he still ended up in prison. She said her son “has had every chance to make something of himself, yet he has failed me time and time again,” so what went wrong? This woman’s in … [Read more...]

What Are The Important Values To Live By?

What are some important values to live by every day? Family Values So many people have come from broken homes these days that it’s hard to keep count of all the heartbreaking stories. There are so many dysfunctional families that any important values are lost by separated families, some children going to foster care, others by a blending of families, but some families are just plain ripped apart. The encouraging thing is that cycles are made to be broken, and although we are a product of our u … [Read more...]

Who Were Some Of The Greatest Leaders In The Bible?

Who were among the greatest leaders in the Bible, from the Book of Genesis to the Book of Revelation?Leaders in the Bible There is no way that I could possibly cover all of the leaders in the Bible in one article so I will attempt to mention most of the prominent ones. Naturally, Jesus is first and foremost the Leader among leaders as He is King of kings and Lord of lords because in Christ “We have this as a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul, a hope that enters into the inner place b … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Teach Your Children Respect

It is so important to teach children to respect; themselves, others, and society. What are 5 important ways that we can teach children respect? Show them Respect Just like adults, children are created in the image of God (Gen 1:26-27) and just as we treat adults, they should be treated with the same respect. If children grow up in an environment where they’re being disrespected, why would we expect them to not treat others disrespectfully? I look at children as adults under construction but to … [Read more...]

How To Teach A Child To Memorize Bible Verses?

How can we help children commit to memory certain Bible verses? These same methods might also help adults do the very same thing. In a Song I believe one of the greatest ways to teach Scripture is using song. Songs have a way of imbedding themselves deep within the recesses of the mind. The notes tie in the lyrics or words into the melody and their memories retain it at a much higher rate than just rote memorization or reading and these biblically centered songs are still remembered and sung … [Read more...]

The Importance of Good Christian Fathers

Fathers have always been deemed as important for children but what is the importance of good Christian fathers for their children?  What critical differences can they make?Is a Generation Cursed Without a Father? John the Baptist came in the spirit of Elijah although he was not Elijah.  Jesus spoke about John saying that “this is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah: "A voice of one calling in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.“ (Matt 3:3) … [Read more...]