Author Archives: Mark Harper

My Top 5 Parenting Failures

You may not think very highly of me after reading this blog, but I’m willing to take the risk. It’s hard to talk about failure, but it might help someone and it’s therapeutic for me. Bottom line, even if it doesn’t help you it will help me. “When I was a boy of 14, my […]

Teaching Kids To Hear The Voice of God

One of the most important decisions your children will make is who their friends are. Our kids become like whom they hang with. If they hang with kids who love the Lord they will love the Lord. The reverse is also true. I have had parents say this to me, “I decide who my kid’s friends […]

Is Jesus The Son of God?

It is important to establish why we believe that Jesus is the Son of God. The belief that Jesus is the Son of God is what makes Christianity stand out from other religions. Some religions believe that Jesus was a good man, but they do not believe in His Deity. There are three core reasons […]

Is Amazon Bringing Back The Holiday Catalog?

Last week, I received in the mail, at my home, a catalog from Amazon.  It included stickers and a special page for kids to write down what they wanted for Christmas.  Yes, Amazon has brought back the “Holiday Catalog.” If there is one thing we can all agree on, it is that receiving gifts is […]

Teaching Kids to Have the Right Attitude At Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner.  I love this time of year.  It truly is the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year!” On the other hand, the real reason we celebrate Christmas can get lost in the hustle and bustle to get the best gifts and have the best decorated Christmas Tree. Our focus can […]