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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 4

Fathers, you hold a really important place in the home; don’t ever let anyone tell you differently. In actual practice, it is probably more important than you would really prefer it to be. You are far more than a sperm … 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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Who Are We; And What Are We About? (part 1)

A youth minister that a few of our old-timers will remember, Reid Moon, was fairly famous for his questions that seemed to come right out of left field—that would make you think a little deeper. One of his more famous … Continue reading

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The Same, but Different

Romans 6:3, 4 “Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death? Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, so that as Christ … Continue reading

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The Marriage Covenant

I’ve heard people joke about it before, but never really heard anyone speak about it seriously. Yet, there it was on the radio being seriously discussed like it was a desirable, workable possibility—contractual time limits for marriage, an end point … Continue reading

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Raising Godly Teens #4: Keeping Electronics Under Control

OK, this one may seem like a little hypocrisy coming from a guy who loves his electronics. The other difficulty with even writing this article is that everyone has a slightly different idea about what is “under control” and what … Continue reading

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