Preschooler Made to Care about LGBT Agenda in Colorado

According to The Denver Post, a 4-year-old Aurora, Colorado girl was "kicked out" of a preschool last month when her parents raised questions about books read in her class, including ones that told stories about same-sex couples and worms unsure about their gender. The girl returned home from school one day concerned that her daddy might not like girls anymore–and her mommy is a girl. Montview Community Preschool & Kindergarten in Denver — run as a private, parent cooperative — used the sto … [Read more...]

Debunking the 8 Most Popular Myths about Christian Education

It would be sinful for me to send my children to a public school in America.I'm not saying it would be sinful for you to do so, but I could not do it with a clean conscience.And therefore, to do so would be sinful for me.My parents took great pains to ensure I received a distinctly Christian education and I am doing the same for my children.Over my dozen years in Christian education, I interviewed a lot of parents and students.And I do mean a lot.I got to hear just … [Read more...]

10 Topics Every Christian Couple Should Discuss before Marriage

How do I know the person God wants me to marry?My son asked me this question not long ago. It's a question I get often from readers trying to figure out what God wants them to do next.On the one hand, the question is much simpler than we make it. On the other hand, it is far more nuanced than we'd like to admit.Almost 18 years have passed since my wife and I said I do. Six kids later, we're rapidly approaching that time in life when our own children will be deciding when to get … [Read more...]

5 Gears: The Solution to Never Having Enough Time

I'm probably the only one to feel as if I can never do enough, never be enough, never [insert your favorite complaint here]. But maybe you've felt that way, too?I sometimes wonder what the Apostle Paul could be talking about when he prays in Ephesians 3:19  that we would be "filled with all the fullness of God."Fullness? Are you kidding me? Most days I'm happy to feel as if I have anything in my God cup, let alone have it filled to overflowing. And my family often feels that impact of … [Read more...]

Georgia Education Reform: 3 Thoughts on Fixing Failing Schools

When children are trapped in failing schools, it is a moral issue that all Christians should be concerned about. Even those of us who are not big fans of government-sponsored education see the value of reforms to help failing schools.In my home state of Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal is proposing an education reform approach to create Opportunity School Districts that would bring failing schools under the direct, temporary control of the state in order to turn them around.According to … [Read more...]

Do You Start the Day with God before You?

I encountered some verses in Psalm 16 this morning that got my attention for they seemed to ask me: “Do you always start the day with God before you?” I have set the Lord always before me; Because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will rest in hope…. You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. (8,9,11) When I asked myself that question, I confess … [Read more...]

Why We Need Rest: More Than the Work We Do

This is a guest post by Dr. Dan Boone, the president of Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the author of several books, including the forthcoming release, The Way We Work: How Faith Makes a Difference on the Job (BEACON HILL Press). Read more at his blog, www.danboone.me. Everybody I know is tired. You are tired. I am tired. Your work wears on you.In addition to the work, you battle the monotony of doing the same things repeatedly. Laundry breeds in the closet. Sc … [Read more...]

Why My Children Wear Blindfolds in Your Church

The following letter was, to the best of my recollection, sent in anonymously after allegedly being discovered in crumpled pieces behind a church dumpster. Given the magnitude of the problem of immodesty in the church today and the dire straits of this man whose children wear blindfolds in church, I thought it worth sharing here in it's entirety without edits. If you have seen any churches that fit his description, please leave a comment with a click here so the letter can be returned … [Read more...]