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Episode 104: Being a Good Father

A man who has children is a father, but a man who takes responsibility to meet the needs of his children is a good father. So what do children need from a father? They need a provider, encourager, teacher, and spiritual leader. Join Pastor Thomas…

Lessons from Your Family Tree

The Old Testament book of Deuteronomy, the fifth book of the Pentateuch written by Moses, is a very important book to understand. It contains the Shema, considered the most important prayer of Judaism (Deut. 6:4-9), spoken daily according…

Breaking the Chains of Generational Sins

In The Christmas Carol, the ghost of Jacob Marley, the deceased business partner of Scrooge, says this: "I wear the chain I forged in life,” replied the Ghost. “I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will,…

Words of Affirmation from Parents

Parents say a lot of things to their children. Sometimes correction. Sometimes instruction. Sometimes warning. Sometimes humor. And sometimes just good old fashioned conversation. But one thing that parents need to say more often is words…

Being a Good Father

A man who has children is a father, but a man who takes responsibility to meet the needs of his children is a good father. So what do children need from a father? They need a provider, encourager, teacher, and spiritual leader. That’s what…

His Princess: Love Letters from Your King

Here's a book that I recommend for fathers with young daughters. More often than not, my daughter, Emily, and I read a letter from this book together at bedtime. This is a highlight of her day. I read the letter to her, and she reads the accompanying…

Boyhood & Beyond

This book has been on my wishlist for a while, and now I've finally added it to my bookshelf. Every Thursday morning my oldest son, Joshua, and I plan to read and discuss a new chapters together. Our first chapter this morning was already a…

Winning the Battle against Media Bombardment

All kinds of media clamor for your attention – news, social buzz, marketing, movies, music, books, gaming, and gossip. They utilize an overwhelming variety of platforms – desktop computers, laptop computers, tablet computers, e-book readers,…