No Young People at Church?

No Young People at Church?

“It’s sad because they have no young people at that congregation.” How many times have you heard or made that comment? It’s understandable. When you see a church or you are in a church of mostly older people, you fear for its future. In some cases the older members...
Transparent Christians

Transparent Christians

In 1876 a business man decided to sell a food product in clear glass bottles instead of colored ones which were common at the time. He wanted customers to see what they were buying.  His name was H. J. Heinz, and the product he sold was the now worldwide staple called...
How Children Learn to Speak

How Children Learn to Speak

I heard a foreign language teacher say that a child generally speaks his first language better by the age of six than he will ever speak a second. There is a remarkable window of learning at this stage of life. Children acquire new words at an astounding rate even thoug...
Hardship of Parents

Hardship of Parents

Raising children to live right is a hard job in an evil world. It always has been. There are times when this training is more difficult because good people are so few and godly, conscientious parents have little support.  For instance, honesty and hard work were...
Appreciating Courageous Mothers

Appreciating Courageous Mothers

This time of year draws me to Bible stories of courageous mothers.  The world has known many of these special women, but the godly women of scripture stand above the rest.   In Genesis 12, we see Sarah, the mother of the nation of Israel.  God told her husband to...