Old-Fashioned Parents

“Facing Our Challenges Head-On” July 7, 2015 Dear Julie: I’m seventeen and will be a senior in high school next year. My boyfriend Troy is 18. We’ve been together for six months and have decided it’s time for us to get our own place. We both have part-time jobs and, with some help from our parents, should be able to swing it. Troy’s parents have stepped up and are willing to help... read more

THE Promise – Genesis 3:15

Time to move on to a new promise–the best promise of all! It took place in the Garden of Eden after the Fall. When God saw man’s hopeless condition, he promised to send help, with a capital H. To the serpent, he said: And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel. And so it came to pass that God sent... read more

A String of Selah Pearls – Psalm 88:7

Positioned gracefully across the Book of Psalms is a string of seventy-one pearls, lovely beads of wisdom followed by the admonition SELAH which means, “Pause, think on these things, meditate.”    Psalm 88:7 “Your wrath lies heavily upon me; you have overwhelmed me with all your waves.  Selah.”  Meditation Have there been times when you felt... read more