Psalm 121 Family Devotional

PSALM 121  This Psalm has been referred to as the “Travelers Psalm” used to bless those going on a journey. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 Behold, he…

Teaching Your Kids About Sex

  There may not be a more intimidating topic for parents to bring up with their kids than sex. I don’t know of any parent who looks forward to having this talk with their children. However, it may be one of your most important talks of parenting life! Truth be told, as it is with…

Help Your Kids Deal Biblically With Criticism

It is bound to happen. Any day, your once naive innocent little snow flake is going to come home from school, practice, a play date or from a family reunion with a broken heart. Their eyes will be opened to the meanness of words. Someone said something critical about them and it hurt. You’re fat….

Jesus & Politics: The Environment

The environment is playing a significant role in this presidential election. Below is a graph from Business Insider on how the candidates view the issues regarding creation.     Clinton is holding to the Democrat standard position with high governmental regulation on industry to enforce environmental standards. On the other hand, Trump is holding a…

Don’t Wish Me Luck

“Luck is for suckers.” – Orphan Annie   I recently experienced a life change and, what may be common for most us, well-meaning friends would often wish me luck. In fact, I can’t think of a time in my life when I have been wished more luck. Being from the South I have a special…

Adoption Update 09.2014

Today Angie and I were thinking back to when this adoption journey started for us. It was 2011. We set out to adopt as many kids as we could from Uganda. As the international process stalled out, through much prayer we decided to open up our adoption options to include domestic as well. As we…