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Free Lunch

“For through the law I died to the law so that I might…

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Flowers or Seeds?

Would you rather have a bouquet of flowers or a packet of…

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Decisive Moments

In 1983, Coca-Cola was losing the market-share battle with…

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Derailed

There’s a special word for those tightrope walkers who…

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Deal With How You Feel

What makes some people flourish more in work and life than…

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A Tale to Tell

I don’t like getting lost in an unfamiliar place – driving…

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A Paintbrush for Your Mind

Circumstance is a word that speaks of that which is…

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A Compelling Call

In some small towns back in the day, the volunteer fire…

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A Bias for Obedience

Read ‘After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven…

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Five Second Rule

Most people have heard of the “five second rule”—that if…

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More Than Functional Feet

Read Romans 10:1-21 ‘For, “Everyone who calls on…

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Who Do I Want to Be Today?

I once heard a friend describe his golf game this way, “I…

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What Will You Harvest?

I was surprised to discover the Red Delicious apple began…

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The Happiest Time of Your Day

A study of Twitter users found an interesting pattern:…

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Recovery from the Rough

One of my grandsons and I watched the final round of golf’s…

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Do the Math

Mark Twain, while boarding a train, asked a baggage handler…

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Clutter, Confusion and Chaos

This past week, my wife reminded me my desk is a work space…

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Are We There Yet?

I don’t want to admit it but I may have yelled at my…

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The House I Build

You are more gifted than you might realize. People are often…

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Sincerely Yours

How many of you have signed a letter with “Sincerely”? In…

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Price Tags

Do you really get what you pay for? In his book, Influence,…

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New Parents and Worship

As a children’s pastor, I have seen it a hundred…

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Our Kids: Finding Meaning in a World of Illusion

One of my professors at Gonzaga University has given me a…

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Life Lessons

Author Crawford Lorritts shares parenting tips to fathers…

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Love and a Legend

He started his life beating the odds. He had eight brothers…

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Learning From Our Children

Here’s a list of some of the things that we are…

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Leading Your Family

Parents — as the commanders-in-chief of your family…

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How Would You Answer

A friend who is seeking the truth recently asked me some…

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A Diverted Passion

Each of us has our desires in life yet all of them vary from…

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How to Handle Your Thought Life

“It won’t affect my mind,” the teenager…

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Honor-based Discipline

Most of us recognize that every child is unique. With three…

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Helping Kids to Grow Spiritually

In helping kids grow spiritually in their walk with the…

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Hands-On Parenting

Parental involvement in the lives of children has been shown…

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Existing vs. Living

Survival is the key to our existence. I once asked a friend…

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Great Ways to Start Your Kids’ Day

Mornings can present the most difficulties for a parent…

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God’s Plan – Not Mine

Something was wrong! My body moved toward the kitchen, but…

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Finding Real Peace

Okay, fine then. Everyone wants peace. What did John Lennon…

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Fall Leaves

The fading sun dropped quietly behind the low band of clouds…

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Empty Nesters

With back-to-school season looming around the corner, you…

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We Are What We See – Entertainment

Inconsequential sex. Gratuitous violence. Disrespect. All…

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Disciplining with Honor

Have you tried just about everything to get your kids to…

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Boredom Can Be a Blessing

My brother and I stood at the window and watched my son,…

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Being Deliberate About Our Parenting

This week at my Parents of Teens group, we talked about our…

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Are We Preparing Our Teenagers?

In their ongoing National Study of Youth and Religion, the…

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Food for Thought

It is common knowledge that healthy foods contribute to a…

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And You Were There

One of the best ideas in the composition of the screenplay…

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Allowing God to Lead Your Children

Take your hands off the steering wheel and let the Lord…

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Adding Creativity to Your Child’s Day

Add a bit of fun to your family’s day with laughter…

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A Season for Encouragement

I have to hand it to my wife, Rebekah; she does everything…

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Who You Are to God

When I look at your heavens, the work of your fingers, the…