Category: Family Life

  • Quick thoughts on Balance

    Just some quick thoughts…I know I am not the only one.  I have talked to tons of others but how to deal with it? I am a father, a husband, an employee, a student and a Christian, in many areas these things overlap but often they do not.  Where do you find time for it […]

  • Fathers and Prayer

    How to pray for your children? Consistently Constantly Fervently You find when you are a parent that your children reflect many things about you that make you smile and many things that will make you weep.  Often I find I am most frustrated with my children at moments when they are acting just like me.  […]

  • How do I get out of this rut?

    <rant>Ever since I left my position as a youth pastor, I have been on cruise control in my personal spiritual life, and I am not happy about it. I still read and study scripture but not as much as I would like.  I have recently joined with some other men in learning about what it […]

  • Children are Kids Not Adutls

    Have you ever had something in your head, you aren’t sure where it came from but it makes a difference in your life? “Most of you didn’t want kids, you wanted little adults.”  I know it was Matt Chandler but I can’t remember most of the context where he said it but I do realize […]

  • Amazing Grace

    Amazing grace! How sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me! I once was lost but now am found Was blind, but now I see. ‘Twas grace that taught my heart to fear, And grace my fears relieved; How precious did that grace appear The hour I first believed! Through many dangers, toils, and […]

  • Leading your wife.

    Men are called to lead their homes spiritually. How do we do it?

  • Easter Lessons

    As part of being A Godly father I spend a lot of time thinking about how to teach my children about the Lord.  As a family we do our best to take advantage of the Holidays and focus on the real point of it all.  (Alora said Easter is her favorite because Jesus is alive […]

  • When words are many…

    Have you ever just been hit with a scripture that just knocked you out? Last week The Resurgence sent out scripture verse as they often do but this one gave me more reason to pause and reflect than most. Because it struck a nerve. When words are many transgressions are not lacking, but whomever retrains […]

  • Ash Wednesday and Lent

    Everyone has heard of Mardi Gras but how many of us know that it is connected to Lent and the Christian Tradition?

  • Repenting to my kids

    There is nothing more humbling than having to repent to your two and four year old. Not twenty four hours after I spent the day at a Conference dedicated to helping Men be more Godly I snapped at both of my little girls and my wife in major way.  I will be completely honest and […]