Somehow, just like that, it’s December already. And the carols are playing. The storefronts are buzzing. The calendar is filling. Is this how the whole month will go? How do we PAUSE and THINK through some intentional steps to celebrating this beautiful season? That’s just it. We pause. If only for a moment, pause and […]Read more "Advent [already?!]"
He has rescued us from the domain of darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son he loves. In him we have redemption, the forgiveness of sin. – Colossians 1:13-14 (CSB) Wow! What wonderful gospel words! Words that are true! Words that help us know the God who has saved us! Words that […]Read more "Wow!"
Deuteronomy 6:4–9 (NIV84) 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. […]Read more "Disciplemaking Resources"
I think every married couple (including us), whether it has been for a year or for decades would agree that there are particular topics and subjects that they avoid talking about. I mean, they will if they must, but they tend to avoid these areas as if they are elephants in the room. We avoid […]Read more "Conversations We Avoid In Marriage"
As parents, we’ve been called to make disciples of Jesus at home. Deuteronomy 6:4-9: 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about […]Read more "Praying with your kids this school year"
Around Crosspoint, we talk often about how parents are to make disciples of Jesus at home. I believe as parents, we are prone to often skip over our own kids thinking they will get it by simply living in our homes. The reality is that as parents though, God’s plan A is that we would […]Read more "Encouragement to Disciplemaking Parents"
Colossians 3:21: Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged. Now the Greek word here for Father is also used elsewhere to refer to both parents. So moms, you can’t escape this command or challenge from God’s Word. I believe the primary challenge is given to the fathers, but ultimately this can […]Read more "Fathers, do not embitter your children"