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How to Get Kids to Read the Bible

Take a few minutes and ask yourself some questions: • What can I do during the grade school years to prepare kids for the teen years? • What does a spiritually strong 10-year old look like? • What type of skills does he or she have? This is at the top of my list: When […]

How to Deal with Leadership Criticism

Last weekend Victoria Osteen started a firestorm when she made the following remarks during a worship service at Lakewood Church: “I just want to encourage every one of us to realize when we obey God we’re not doing it for God — I mean that’s one way to look at it,” she said from the […]

Protecting Kids From Pedophiles in Churches

Last week a local Fox News Channel aired a story that hit a little too close to home. The story is titled “Child Porn Investigation: His Charisma Can Fool You”. It’s about a family who are members of my former church and a 14-year old girl that was stalked by a pedophile. The really scary […]

What Can We Learn from the Michael Gungor Controversy?

A story broke last week about Michael Gungor (who writes a lot of the worship choruses that we sing) that sent shock waves through the Church. Michael stated in a recent blog post that he no longer believed in the Biblical accounts of Adam and Noah. Here is a quote from Michael’s blog: “I have no more ability to […]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sex

How do you talk to kids about sex? No parent looks forward to this conversation, and many Christian parents have their heads in the sand. They tend to put this conversation until it’s too late, which can be dangerous. If parents aren’t talking to their kids about sex, then they are getting information from other sources. The problem is that many […]

Do Your Kids Know How to Fail?

It seems like thousands of books have been written about success, but very few books have been written about failure. The truth is that failure is the pathway to success. At some point everyone is going to have a train wreck in the life, so we need to prepare our kids on what to do […]

Helping Kids Reach Their Goal

Let’s be honest. Kids don’t really think about their future. Kids live for today, but is it possible to train them to plan for the future? Yes it is. I find that kids are willing to learn and can be taught almost anything, but it takes someone like you who is willing to take the time to teach […]