Category Archives: Families

“MENTAL ILLNESS AND THE CHURCH”

It is admittedly an unpleasant topic. We might even say it is the problem no one wants to talk about. But consider that each year suicide claims approximately 40,000 lives in America. Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of … Continue reading

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“THE POWER OF PRAYER”

The Christian community is excited about the Kendrick brothers’ new movie, “War Room.”  The movie highlights the power of prayer.  I read this week in Facts and Trends about prayer connecting us to God.  Here are some keys to becoming … Continue reading

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“DADS MATTER”

Well, this Sunday is Father’s Day! Reminds me of the old joke… Do you know the difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day? The answer, of course, is the price of the gift. Don’t get me wrong. I am a … Continue reading

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“REACHING YOUR NEIGHBORS”

Ed Stetzer, president of LifeWay Research, recently wrote an interesting article entitled, “Reaching Your Neighbors Through Groups.” It is the time of the year when people see their neighbors again after a long, cold winter. Allow me to summarize a … Continue reading

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“TEAM DOBSON”

Rebecca Halton wrote an article recently about Ryan Dobson. In it, Ryan Dobson, son of Dr. and Mrs. James Dobson, speaks about “Team Dobson.” Ryan, now 44, and his wife Laura, still enjoy spending time with his parents, James and … Continue reading

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“AMERICANS ARE SKIPPING CHURCH”

More than at any time in church history Americans are skipping church on Sunday. So who are these people who have no interest in church? Note the following insights gathered by The Barna Group. 1. Men make up the highest … Continue reading

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“THE STUFF (ING) OF THANKSGIVING”

“May your stuffing be tasty May your turkey be plump, May your potatoes and gravy Have nary a lump. May your yams be delicious And your pies take the prize, And may your Thanksgiving dinner Stay off your thighs!” It … Continue reading

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