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Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

I’m ashamed to admit this, but I’ve only read 2 books this year. Aside from meditating on God’s word, my literary ambitions have been lacking to say the least. However, I will say the two books I have read have been extremely timely and of great value to me. The first was Paul Tripp’s Parenting… Continue reading Christians, Let’s Seek Humility

Christian Living · Parenting · Personal

Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Today we registered our 5 year old for Kindergarten at our local public school. It would be an understatement to say I wrestled with this decision. When our son  turned 4, I was already overwhelmed with the thought of choosing the “right” educational path for him. The pressure is on to make sure you don’t… Continue reading Education, Salvation, & The Sovereignty of God

Bible · Christian Living · Sin · Spiritual Growth

The One Upper & The Need For Humility

  You share some news or lament a concern. Maybe you give advice or express joy. And then in that moment enters the ‘One Upper’. You know *that person* who has to outdo. Her joy is greater. Her words are wiser. Her problem is bigger. Her news is better. Her story is sadder. “I am… Continue reading The One Upper & The Need For Humility

Bible · Bible Study · Christian Living · Sin · Spiritual Growth

The Great Grace Of Affliction

Sin is a deceiving snake. It slyly slithers around our hearts waiting for its moment to strike. Often times, we don’t even realize the multitude of ways we sin every day. We are deceived by its craftiness to mask itself as good things or unaware of its ability to remain hidden. Yet, we also recognize… Continue reading The Great Grace Of Affliction

Christian Living · Life Issues · Spiritual Growth

Faith Produces Courage In The Face Of Fear

    Yesterday, our family had quite a scare. Our youngest twin, Tobias, had a bad reaction to peanut butter and had us rushing off to the doctor. This was the 4th time he had eaten peanut butter, but for some reason it triggered an allergic reaction that left his poor, sweet face swollen and covered… Continue reading Faith Produces Courage In The Face Of Fear