It was really quite ferocious. Last week I experienced some pretty serious pain. When it began I had no idea what it was. All I knew was that the pain in the left side of my back, coming around to my stomach was intense. I was having our “morning meeting” with my family when it … Continue reading Dealing With Pain
I have very bad eyesight and have needed glasses or contacts since my middle school days. As the years have progressed, as is the case with most people, my up close "reading vision" has also digressed, and I have needed the assistance of reading glasses to supplement my contacts. About a year ago I thought … Continue reading Long Distance Vision
My wife and I had the privilege to teach the teen class in our Vacation Bible School this summer. The theme of the VBS was God as Creator, Designer, Redeemer (through God the Son), and Empowerer (through God the Holy Spirit.) It was a blessing to teach these young people, and to think of the … Continue reading Self-Control and God’s Three Institutions
We can either be all worked up about the kind of world our children are growing up in, or we can work on the kind of children we are growing up in this world. The first choice will do the world no good, and the latter choice will do the world a world of good. … Continue reading A Helpful Tool for Making Men out of Boys
by Steve Hall So we need every godly individual we can to get out and vote in the coming election. This message always comes out loud and clear whenever an election season approaches. Question: where are all these individuals who will vote righteously going to come from...? Christian American families, we need some long term … Continue reading No Way to Preserve Freedom Without a Godly Seed
by Steve Hall My wife and family of eight children waited impatiently behind me as I inserted the key into the lock of our front door. A faint aroma teased my sense of smell. As we stepped into the front hallway, we were overtaken by the savory scent of roast beef, potatoes, and carrots cooking. … Continue reading Preparing for the Meal
We've all been there: pull into the parking lot of the church 30 seconds before Sunday School. Plaster on a smile as you rush to get the kids and yourself to class. Where's my Bible? Oh yeah, it's in the car... better go get it. Wow, this shirt sure wrinkles quickly. Did anyone remember to … Continue reading Are You Prepared for Sunday?