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Of Heroes and Dads

While it is true that in youth I admired lots of heroes—Davy Crocket, Mickey Mantle, Wilt Chamberlain, Don Meredith, and the Beatles—there was always one constant hero from toddler, to teen, to adult. I’m speaking about my dad, and I’d … Continue reading

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Fathers, Regrets, and Preventions, Part 3

It’s just an observation, but one of the major ways that fathers create regret for themselves is through failing in the area of discipline of their children. There is plenty of indication of this in Scripture… Proverbs 17:21 “He who … Continue reading

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Fathers, Regrets, and Preventions, Part 1

King David was good at a lot of things. He was courageous warrior; he was a man after God’s own heart; he was the sweet psalmist of Israel; and he was a loyal friend. But although he fathered many children, … Continue reading

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Raising Godly Teens: One Last Word — For Now

Over the past several weeks I’ve been talking about raising teenagers. There are whole books written on the subject, and all that I’ve been able to do is scratch the surface in these articles. And I had planned on finishing … Continue reading

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Hang tough – Hebrews 12,13

 The great crowd of witnesses — 12:1 Although it isn’t likely that those who have gone on before can really see what the current world is doing, the figure of speech here does motivate us to faithfulness to think that … Continue reading

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The aroma of Christ — 2 Corinthians 1-3

Today, we move on to the second letter to the Corinthian church. This letter, by the way, is actually not the second letter Paul ever wrote to Corinth; it is probably the fourth. There appears to have been a letter … Continue reading

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