Archives for November 2013

Raising Clean Kids In A Dirty World

Last Sunday evening I was able to speak to parents who had children in the music presentation briefly about the challenge to raise “clean kids in a dirty world.” The writer in Proverbs said, “Train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” We have to remember that no matter what is going on in the world someone is going to help your kids establish their values. So the question is, if not you, then who? Read further if you would like to learn more … [Read more...]

Taking Inventory of Ourselves

I once read a poem entitled, Two Ghosts.  In this poem the author, Thomas Jones, describes himself like a pair of ghosts.  One is the boy he used to be; the other is the man he might have been.  They are both deeply disturbing.  The boy he used to be had such high hopes for the man to be. In one degree or another, we can all identify with the writer.  Most of us have unfulfilled dreams of what might have been.  Paul tackled this subject when he asked the question, “Do you not know your bodies … [Read more...]