Colossians 3:19: Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. The word for love here in verse 19 refers to the kind of sacrificial, self-giving, I-will-lay-down-my-life kind of love. A love that was best modeled and displayed by Jesus Himself. Just a few verses earlier in Colossians 3, we see Paul talking […]Read more "Husbands, love your wives"
Heather and I have been married for nearly 20 years. We’re only about 3.5 years away from potentially being empty-nesters. And we would tell you that the first nearly 17 years of parenting has seemed to fly by, so I can only imagine how quickly these next few years will go. The speed seems to […]Read more "After the kids are gone…"
As we continue our journey through the Bible chronologically (via The Gospel Project), I hope your family is enjoying new opportunities to open the Bible and discuss together. We’ve certainly read enough for questions to arise from kids: Why did God create the world? Why would one brother plot and steal from another? How do […]Read more "Opening the Bible…together"
Our new series called “The Story Begins…” starts on September 6, and runs through November 29. This series is all part of our new 3 year journey through the Bible in a chronological way. There are some great resources to go along with this series, to help us take Sundays further into the week. In […]Read more "Resources for ‘The Story Begins…’"
We have two teenagers in our house. As they have gotten older, I have noticed that when I drive, my kids are watching. I can feel their eyes from the back seat or the passenger seat, peering over at what I am doing. From my speed, to if I make a complete stop, to how […]Read more "Their Eyes Are Always Watching"
Exciting NEW things are happening at SonChasers! After a year-long search, we’ve landed on a dynamic new children’s curriculum called “The Gospel Project for Kids” (by Lifeway Press). Here are some things we learned along the way: The Bible is God’s Story, and because I’m His child, it’s my story, too. The “stories” in the […]Read more "The Gospel Project for Kids"
From Matt Wiegand… I appreciate how our Father in heaven speaks to us through our kids. Seems as though as I parent my boys, I continue to recognize areas in my life God is sanctifying me in. Recently I noticed my son struggling with worrying about what others might think. It was almost handicapping his […]Read more "God Speaks Through Our Kids"
From Kevin Funk… Right now my wife and I are attending the Grace Based Parenting class at Crosspoint. It started about 3 weeks ago and already I feel like I’ve learned a lot. Since parenting is up close and personal on a weekly basis, I felt like I should pass on some info I recently […]Read more "Tree House"
In the midst of ‘The Adventure’ series, our study through the Song of Solomon, one question that might have come up is ‘How do I talk to my children about sex?’ I’ve heard that question from parents of elementary aged children to those who have teenagers. Many of us didn’t have a great experience with […]Read more "Let’s talk about…"