I desire that in every place the men should pray lifting holy hands without anger or quarreling. Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel with modesty and self-control. Not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess Godliness – with good works (1 Timothy 2:8-10) The Apostle Paul wrote to Timothy about being sound in doctrine. If you put these things before the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]ImWaiting recently spent two days at a local high school. On our exit survey we have a place for questions. Students can ask anonymous questions and we either answer it right there or later on social media.We received the question we get at practically every place we speak. “When and how do you know it’s love?”Teens, we hope you’re reading this. Parents, we hope you show this to your teens.The word love gets thrown around a lot. We love a lot of things, TV sh … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] I’ve got three boys: a nine-year-old and twin six-year-olds. And yesterday, I made the biggest mistake ever! I offered to them that we could do “…whatever you want!” They didn’t have an immediate answer, but eventually the topic of donuts for breakfast came up. You wouldn’t think this would be a big deal… until the day played itself out. First off, we had to run by Target that afternoon, so on the way I called the donut shop. It was 3:00 in the afternoon, so I had to leave a … [Read more...]
Carty’s Contemporary Classics 35: Sometimes It’s Sin, Sometimes It’s Not or Will I Burn If I Get the Hots?
[display_podcast] Let’s start out with some stats:On a per capita basis, the group that’s leading in increased incidents of sexually transmitted disease is the 10 to 14-year-old age group. In 1970, less than 5% of all 15-year-old girls had had sex. By 1988 that number rose to 25%. Current estimates say that 20% of our high schoolers graduate with their virginity. Of those who have had sex, 30% of them have it once and then don’t do it again. Another 30% have had four partners or more … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]In this week’s podcast, we take a look at the first few verses of Romans, chapter 12. Specifically, we compare how today’s culture might influence our decisions and contrasts them to what the Bible says we should say and do with our lives.This week’s topics include: what we should wear, what we should drive, who should we have as our friends, should we live with our significant others before getting married, is it ok to smoke pot… and much, much more. Romans 12:1-3 (TL … [Read more...]