I am the older brother

Recently I’ve heard the story from Luke 15 about the lost son and the faithful father many times.   This is a wonderful story that reveals the character of God … Continue Reading →

Life without kids is easier – but empty

Proverbs 14:4 – Without oxen a stable stays clean,  but you need a strong ox for a large harvest. Short post this morning – but I wanted to share a “kid” … Continue Reading →

Your story – what will your narration be?

As I continue to work on the concepts from the book Spiritual Parenting I keep learning (thank God).  Recently I was talking with my kids about the “Big God Story” (in … Continue Reading →

Familiar Friends – Books of the Bible

Tonight I had this strange feeling as I was looking at the list of Books of the Bible – that they we’re familiar friends.  I was helping my daughter memorize … Continue Reading →

Spiritual Parenting – Don’t Control behavior?

One of the key principles of Spiritual Parenting is the the shift from focusing on our child’s behavior to working with Holy Spirit.  Michelle Anthony, the author of the book … Continue Reading →

The Journey – Spiritual Parenting (by Michelle Anthony)

The journey with Spiritual Parenting – by Michelle Anthony – is underway for my family.  I’ve read through the book once and am re-reading it with more intensity now (especially … Continue Reading →

Why should we give God glory?

For a long time it often rubbed me the wrong way when someone would say the purpose of life is to bring glory to God.  It came off to me … Continue Reading →

Jesus and his parents

I began reading the Gospel of Luke today and was struck by how strange it must have been to be Jesus’s parents.   How strange the sequence of events that … Continue Reading →

“Food” Miracles – Trust without seeing

I’ve been reading a lot lately of the “food” miracles – where the disciples come to Jesus and tell him the crowds need to leave so they can go eat. … Continue Reading →

Pondering the Trinity

The Trinity -one of the most perplexing concepts of Christianity.  It’s one of those things I don’t think we’ll every understand this side of heaven – but can appreciate deeply … Continue Reading →