My youngest son, who is 12, has this crazy notion that the ’80s was the best decade to grow up in. He got that idea from the watching “The Goldbergs,” … Continue reading The Bristol Mall: Bliss and beginnings | Opinion | heraldcourier.com
But maybe parental perfection looks more like a crazy mom dancing in a van with the kids.
When Moon Goes to Sleep
I don’t want perfect kids – or even perfect parties. I want kids of character. Character comes from the ways we handle imperfection in ourselves and in others.
“made me wonder (sort of) what role the Christian community has played in furthering inequality in education over the years? I wonder what ways Christ’s people can help reform that?”
Sherry and I have a friend and, as it turns out, the church she attends is looking for a pastor. They were talking some time ago and our friend said … Continue reading We Can Do Better…
Sherry and I have three sons. We, like most parents, love our children – deeply. As a rule, love means we long for, pray for, work for, hope for – do … Continue reading Modesty In An Overly Sexed Culture
I have liked wrestling for some time. No. I don’t mean WWE (although I enjoyed watching a Texas Cage Match with Chief Wahoo McDaniel and Rowdy Rodney Piper once). I … Continue reading Wrestling God
This whole blog thing started a few years back as part of my doctoral studies at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis. Although I have always loved writing (as … Continue reading Completed
This week all three of my sons, separate from one another, have told me what they want to do with their lives. Our oldest announced that he’d like to be … Continue reading Being and Calling
If sharing a home with teenagers doesn’t make a person want to learn how to pray, I don’t know what will.
Granted, in our family ordinary tasks are often the places where we hear and feel the loudest grumbles. However, taken away, the ordinary tasks of home are sought out because they are as much a part of the relational components of home as rest.