Archives for August 2015 | Devotions with Dad

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Mission Trip (1 of 3): South of the Border

For dad only, a devotional on family ministry: Leave a Legacy

Jesus included the disciples in ministry. Children need to grow up involved in the church to become truly discipled. Mission trips and ministry do far more than just sitting around doing devotions. Active learning means more than book learning. Christianity is not a school where you just learn good values and religious history. It is a lifestyle you adopt and repeat.

A legacy of evil

Various stories float around about the events leading up to the death of Al Capone‚Äôs lawyer Fast Eddy. Although he had protected the mobster … → Read More: Mission Trip (1 of 3): South of the Border

Hidden Treasure (4 of 4)

For dad only:

Untold Riches

You and I cannot even imagine the great things God wants to do with our kids. They have secret potential and amazing plans in store we cannot even guess. Like buried treasures, our children need us to brush away the dirt, cleanse out the impurities, and polish them until they shine. One day the Lord Jesus will set them on display to bring joy and wonder to others.

We can easily get discouraged with little ones and their problems. Remember, the dirt you see is not the finished product. If you channel their energy with … → Read More: Hidden Treasure (4 of 4)

Gold vs. God (3 of 4)

Men often get distracted by all that seems necessary. Our children may get left out of the mix of demands if we let them. The biggest thing to crowd out God and family is … → Read More: Gold vs. God (3 of 4)

Digging for Value (2 of 4)

Have you ever felt like parenting was beyond your reach? Not all of it of course, but some things you do not know how to say or what to do. That is when you resort to the secret weapon of … → Read More: Digging for Value (2 of 4)