Posts Tagged: relationships

A Couple Changes

Thank you Josh for being used by God! Forty-one years ago you spoke in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania on the topic…Roaming through Romans.  It was a Campus Crusade fall conference.  I was invited by a student from the University of Pennsylvania.  That weekend after hearing you share how a person can become a Christian, I trusted Jesus… Read more »

Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools

A new study shows that parental involvement matters more for performance than schools, but that doesn’t mean going to PTA meetings “…parents, of all backgrounds, don’t need to buy expensive educational toys or digital devices for their kids in order to give them an edge. They don’t need to chauffeur their offspring to enrichment classes or… Read more »

Respect and Relationships

Healthy family relationships are based on truth, which is established with trust and respect.  But these values are being redefined and challenged by our culture.

Questions Welcome

Several years ago, we heard Josh speak at the National Apologetics Conference. He told the story about when his (at the time) teenage son expressed doubts about God and Josh reacted with, “Great! Let’s talk about it!” That story helped us to effectively minister to our own son. One night, as a senior at a… Read more »

Fathers Are Like Keys

Happy Father’s Day! When you think about a key, what image comes to mind? Opening a secret door or a secure lock for all your valuables? But imagine your father like a set of keys.  Each one has a unique size and shape, and unique objective.  Some have been through tough times and are worn… Read more »

Maintaining Relational Presence in a Technological World

Are you distracted by technology? Are you constantly checking e-mail, updating Facebook or sending Tweets? Do you find yourself avidly texting friends absent friends, and ignoring the ones you’re with?  Do your small children walk around the house imitating you…on your cell phone? If so, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Rhett Smith has some ideas to… Read more »

The Father Connection—or Lack Thereof

Johns Hopkins Medical School commissioned two professors, Dr. Thomas and Dr. Duazunski to study 1,337 medical doctors who graduated from Johns Hopkins University. They wanted to determine a cause factor, for these five diseases: (1) hypertension; (2) coronary heart disease; (3) malignant tumors; (4) mental illness; and (5) suicide. There was only one factor to these… Read more »