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Parents are People Too

I sometimes wonder if people, when they grow up, forget how it was to be a kid.  It is true that from the adult perspective, children’s problems can seem very small comparatively, but that is looking at the problem from the wrong angle.  When your world is small, the problems ...

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The New Generation vs. Social Graces (Part 2)

In part one, “Babies: God’s Second Chances,” I looked at how adorable babies are—regardless of how expensive it is to raise them. But then, they grow up. The decorum of today’s generation heavily depends on parents’ efforts during the early years. Case in point, when I was a child I ...

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Babies: God’s Second Chances (Part 1)

Babies are God’s generous gifts of change to broken mankind. With the hope that the preceding generation will be better than the last, He repeatedly blesses us with second chances through the birth of each baby boy or girl. God specifically appoints each with a purpose, “Before I formed you in ...

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Unapologetic Christian: The Matheny Manifesto

Mike Matheny, manager of the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball team, has been gaining headlines recently for his new book The Matheny Manifesto: A Young Manager’s Old-School Views on Success in Sports and Life.  That’s a long book title with a simple, yet heart piercing message for today’s parents. ...

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Our Hope: The Good Shepherd

“I am the good shepherd.  The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.  But a hireling, he who is not the shepherd, one who does not own the sheep, sees the wolf coming and leaves the sheep and flees; and the wolf catches the sheep and scatters them.  The ...

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