Tag: Family

The West Has Daddy Issues!

The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them. (Proverbs 20:7) A child’s natural inclination is to follow in the footsteps of their father. They are drawn to the strength and security of a father whose goal in life is to protect and serve his family. In the absence of the solid

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Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina

Today is the twelfth anniversary of hurricane Katrina.  In the aftermath of Katrina hundreds of thousands of lives were changed forever. Now we look to the people of Houston, Corpus Christi, Rockport and other towns in Texas whose lives are now changed forever. The effect without reliance on God and the helping hand of His

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Heroic Parenting 

Almost everything we know about parenting we have learned from our parents. Almost everything our children will know about parenting they will learn from us. One look at the reaction of young adults at campuses across the country in the last several months and most reasonable people can come to the conclusion that we have

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Humility – The Path to Heaven 

"The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted." (Matthew 23:11-12) Pray Lord, King of Kings, Creator of all, Dash my pride on the rocks of life. Humble shall I walk into Your place of rest. Lord, help me change the world by

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The Weight of Our Sin

There are times in our lives when we suffer under the weight of our sin. Collectively and individually we suffer. We see society suffering under the heavy cross of our sins. We see our friends, family and people everywhere suffering under the weight of sin. Today's gospel offers a powerful recognition of this suffering. For

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For Our Troubled Times

The Word of God is the most appropriate response to guide us in our troubled times. Violence and deceit are not the answers to our troubles. Our God is so good He knows exactly what we need. As a civil society we can disagree with our leaders while obeying laws. We can protest peacefully in

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Rising Violence

Pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17) The world around us is angry.The devil is devouring souls like a roaring lion. Pray, pray and pray again. This morning, after I spent time working my way through my normal morning routine, two thoughts struck me I would like to share. First, violence does not constitute free speech

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