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Parents’ influence on Children’s Sexual Behavior

The body of statistics for topics like this is huge.  In fact, there are websites that are dedicated to publishing this kind of thing on a daily basis; it can be mind-numbing.  This post simply asserts the conclusions of one... Continue Reading →

Why I should hate the phrase, “Woe is me.”

Most people are quickly discouraged in their lives.  Joy in some circumstances is hard, in most is even harder and in all circumstances seems impossible.   We have good intentions: we might start out well in the morning, our devotions... Continue Reading →

The boy…fights against temptation

Recently, I was in a meeting with a group of men and we were talking about how Christ resisted temptation when He was walking the earth. "Resist temptation" how often do we put those words together!?  We were reading Hebrews... Continue Reading →

The Boy is…kind to his mother

We have all seen him.  Today, he has most of his hair hanging down crossways over his face draping over him like a valance as he leans against the wall.  He has developed an involuntary twitch that tosses that hair... Continue Reading →

Unequaled Greatness

I don't make it habit to embed things in this space.  I really don't do that with sermons.  This, however, is a short (8 min.) talk about the greatness of Christ and why we cannot turn from Him.

The boy is…thankful

Thanksgiving!  Thank God!  It is a simple blessing of God that He would ensure a season of giving thanks remains in our otherwise spiritually-neutered and exhausting annual calendars.  Although the calendar around this time is really busy in my circles,... Continue Reading →

The boy doesn’t…pay back evil for evil

Who is good enough for my daughter?  Parents regularly say that only those "good enough" can date or marry our children, right?  I wonder if most of us have figured out what that means before it's too late (e.g., bubba... Continue Reading →

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