Today I had the privilege of preaching at my church. Doesn't happen too often, but when I do I often find myself looking for a creative outlet. Writing stories can really draw out the point in the fashion of Jesus' parables. The prophet Malachi provides a very interesting way of writing using a Father asking... Continue Reading →
VIDEO: Nicaragua Family Rhythm Conferences 2015
The teaching of Family Rhythm goes beyond good parenting practices, which it does well. Family Rhythm acknowledges the pain and disconnection, or you could say the absence of rhythm, in our relationships and holds out the hope that we can continuously move closer to better and better relationships by getting caught up in the simple Family Rhythm story (see... Continue Reading →
Family Rhythm Conferences, Nicaragua, 2015
If you weren’t able to get to Nicaragua for the Family Rhythm conference (not sure what could possibly hold you back!), here’s what you missed and what some participants had to say: Session 1 The small choices you make in your family every day leads you on a path. Making better small choices, repeated over... Continue Reading →
Five Actions for Forming a Strong Family Rhythm
Below are five simple action steps for each part of the Family Rhythm cycle. Right relationship: establish core family values. Relationship broken: acknowledge realities and eliminate "sap suckers!"Repercussions: understand life-stage development, then discover and apply relevant and effective training methods.Repentance: model and expect authentic transformation more than just the flippant, "I'm sorry." Restoration: keep a constant view... Continue Reading →
Help! My Child is Making Bad Choices!
As parents, we want to pass on good values to our children. We want them to grow up making right choices. We'd love to see them develop great character, excel in school, have long-lasting friendships and live with wisdom. As complex and pressure-packed as these goals may feel, accomplishing them doesn't have to be overwhelming.... Continue Reading →
Conversation Starters-Provocative Questions from TableTopics
Conversation Starters-Provocative Questions from TableTopics. Stimulate meaningful family discussions around the dinner table, in the car, on date nights and more! Check it out.
Adopted: Children of God (with music video)
In our small group last night we talked about our adoption into the family of God. This is a powerful picture to me of who all people are apart from the forgiveness Christ offers. ALONE. DESPERATE. WITHOUT LOVE. ORPHANED. FATHERLESS. DESPISED. But through Christ, we can be called the children of God. What better Father... Continue Reading →