Family Minister

Has The Lord Made You Wait?

Lamentations 3:22-25 The Lord’s loving kindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I have hope in Him.” The Lord is good to those who wait for Him, To the person who seeks Him. (NASB) Lamentations is an amazing book and an amazing chapter to read when you have the feeling that the Lord has…

The Broken Clock

Psalms 90:12 So teach us to number our days, That we may present to You a heart of wisdom. (NASB)   As we were cooking for the men’s breakfast last Saturday, we were in a hurry to get things done. Time got away from us. We were talking and having a great time and then…

But They Are Not Listening

2 Thessalonians 3: 14 If anyone does not obey our instruction in this letter, take special note of that person and do not associate with him, so that he will be put to shame. 15 Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother. (NASB) For many years every time…

Do You Want To Be A Preacher

1 Samuel 3:19-20 Thus Samuel grew and the Lord was with him and let none of his words fail. All Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was confirmed as a prophet of the Lord. (NASB) What does it mean to be a preacher? In all honesty to be a preacher is not…

Teach Your Kids To Work

Genesis 2:15 “The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” (NIV) It is interesting that when God created man, he put him in the garden and gave him everything that he could ever need! And yet, he said to him “work…

Teach Kids To Avoid Greed

Luke 12:15 Then He said to them, “Beware, and be on your guard against every form of greed; for not even when one has an abundance does his life consist of his possessions.” We live in a village that is teaching our kids to be unhappy. This village keeps telling you and me that we should not be happy…

Habits for Good Parents

2 Corinthians 10:5 “We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ…” I recently attended a great conference in which many lessons were taught. One of the series that caught my attention was on better parenting. I…

Do You Want To Fight?

2 Timothy 4:7“I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:” (KJV) People have always loved games. When I was little we used to invent games, and create our own rules. Some games were more interesting than others, and other games were just boring. There was a game…

The Day We Got the Dog

2 Corinthians 8:21: “For we have regard for what is honorable, not only in the sight of the Lord, but also in the sight of men.” I heard this story today in one of my classes. I didn’t know where it was going, but then I remembered that the class I was taking was on…

Are You Going To College?

As many of you are going to college, here a couple of things I want you to remember: 1. Be nice to your parents. When you leave, you are taking a piece of their heart. You may be going away 100 miles or 10 miles, but neither is easy for any parent. You will always…