Today is Father’s Day. A day that we celebrate Father’s, the men who shaped our lives and loved us with unconditional love. Well, that’s what we’d like to celebrate, but reality is, most of us did not have a dad like that.
Perhaps you grew up in a home where your father was absent. He just wasn’t around. Or, perhaps your father was violent or abused you. Perhaps you grew up in a fairly normal household and your father was a mixture of good and bad. Or maybe your father drank too much. Or simply didn’t care.
No matter how you may characterize your father, it doesn’t mean your heavenly father is at all similar to your earthly father. If you are a Christian, you are told that you have been adopted into the family of God. Notice the word adopted. You are legally joined to God via adoption. This isn’t just a good idea or a nice thought, this is a legally binding transaction. You are now apart of God’s family.
“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” – 1st John 3:1
We are God’s children. And what an amazing thing that is to think about! God himself is our father. And unlike our earthly fathers, He is perfect. He truly is a good father who cares for his children.
Too many times we relate to God the way we relate to our earthly fathers. We think that just because our earthly father didn’t want to spend time with us, that means our Continue reading
In this episode, I am trying something a little different – this is a spoken word reading of the last three chapters of the book of Ephesians. I like hearing the Word of God spoken and thought you might like it too. You can listen to the first three chapters here: Spoken Word: Ephesians 1-3 (ESV)
In this episode, Autumn and I look at chapter 5 of Shepherding a Child’s Heart, which is entitled “Examining Your Goals.” We look how having the wrong goals can affect your children. You will want to listen to this important episode.
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In this episode we are looking at three common misconceptions about the gift of pastors. Our Good News segment is on the new abortion law in Alabama. Our Unreached People Group is the Shaikh of India. Today’s Word comes from John 9 and is on the topic of spiritual blindness. Continue reading
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In this episode, I interview Craig Stover. Craig has an amazing testimony of how God saved him from not only his sins, but from himself. Craig and I also spend some time discussing marriage and how asking deep questions can bring you closer together as a couple. Be sure to share this episode with everyone you know. Prepare to be encouraged!
In this episode we look at the gift of miracles. Do miracles still take place today? Do miracle-workers exist? In our Good News Segment, we hear about a church who paid off medical debt for everyone in their state that was in desperate need. Today’s Word is from John 8, where Jesus proclaims to be God.
In this episode, we look the question: Did God turn his back on Jesus? Many preachers believe that God is so holy that he can’t look on sin. Is that the case? Is it true that while Jesus was on the cross, God had to turn his back on him? Tune in to find out!