Parenting

We cannot multitask our relationships

We cannot multitask our relationships

We cannot multitask our relationships. I know the non-stop activity of a home with teenagers.  There is always something to do, somewhere to be or someone dropping by unexpectedly.  We live in a time when the message of the day is to have your teens busy and involved.  I think we have gotten the message and may I add that…

Be Smart

Be Smart

Have you heard the story about the little girl who ordered herself a $170 dollhouse and four pounds of cookies using the Amazon Echo!?  It’s just too easy to say “Ok, Google…is it going to rain today?” or “Alexa…I’m in the mood for pepperoni. Call Pizza Hut.” While you certainly don’t want your kids shopping on these devices, you certainly…

True Healing

True Healing

I recently heard a sermon from Chris Hodges from Church of the Highlands in Alabama and from it gained tremendous revelation. I have heard that verse many times over the years and never fully considered its meaning.  There are some things that seem to be universal.  Feelings that all of us share.  There are universal joys, sorrows, victories and defeats. …

Jake Standing His Ground

Jake Standing His Ground

Jake and I recently had the opportunity to speak in Wichita Falls with a group of parents who are committed to raising warriors.  I shared a portion of Jake’s first talk earlier this week. We talked about Technology (see latest updated Technology Handout) and other things kids are struggling with in today’s culture. Jake took a minute to talk with…

Snapchat: No Shame and No Disguise

Snapchat: No Shame and No Disguise

“Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge.” 1 Timothy 6:20 I am going to keep this very brief because it is my sincere hope that you will read the following article: https://foreverymom.com/family-parenting/snapchat-cosmo-after-dark/ The Dangers of Technology is the most requested presentation we receive…

Who is holding the sword? Part One

Who is holding the sword? Part One

I can remember both of my boys running around in diapers or shorts armed with a plastic sword intent on finding a dragon to slay.  What a funny sight to see such little heroes, with milk mustaches from breakfast, set on such a valiant mission. It can seem much the same as we raise our young people, tweens and teens,…