When the Lord has touched your Mouth…

To those that carry the New It’s amazing how well received you are if you play along and help maintaining the Old, although carrying the New. But the moment they realize you didn’t come to confirm the Old but to Declare the New, silence and rejection becomes your part. It’s hard when the values of …

10 Things One GrandDad Wishes Every Dad Knew

From: http://www.christiangrandparenting.net Listen my son to a father's instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. (Prov. 4:1) Forty-five years ago I became a father for the first time. At age 22 I was as green and wet behind the ears as you can get when it came to being a father. I didn’t know much but I …

The Synergy of the Generations

If the Church hopes to be relevant and meet the needs of the twenty-first century and beyond, it must be willing to undergo a paradigm shift. The Elijah to Elisha Revolution confronts the status quo by challenging the Church to reexamine many of its assumptions. One of these assumptions is what could be called the …

To get rid of this Monster

Releasing some random thoughts today. For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them.” (‭Matthew‬ ‭18‬:‭20‬ HCSB) So it is about 'togethering' (I know, not a word), His name and at least more then me, where He suddenly makes it many, like the mathematics of: 2 fish + …

Expectation

expectation |ɛkspɛkˈteɪʃ(ə)n|: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case: reality had not lived up to expectations | [ mass noun ] :  I sat down in expectation of a feast of nostalgia.• a belief that someone will or should achieve something: students had high expectations for their future.• (expectations) archaic one's prospects of inheritance. Waiting for something to happen or someone to come! That is what I read on the face of this beautiful little (grand)child! Her …

Teacher vs. Father

By Joshua Horak “For though you have countless guides [teachers] in Christ, you do not have many fathers. For I became your father in Christ Jesus through the gospel.” (1 Corinthians 4:15, ESV) It was my 13th birthday. Tragedy struck. My parents announced to my sister and I that they were getting a divorce. My father …

This Generational Faith

Deuteronomy 6:4-9: Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home …

Songs of Ascents (12) – A Childlike Spirit

Psalm 131 A Childlike Spirit A Davidic song of ascents. 1 Lord, my heart is not proud; my eyes are not haughty. I do not get involved with things too great or too difficult for me. 2 Instead, I have calmed and quieted myself like a little weaned child with its mother; I am like a little …

Songs of Ascents (9) – Fearing God

Psalm 128 Blessings for Those Who Fear God A song of ascents. 1 How happy is everyone who fears the Lord, who walks in His ways! 2 You will surely eat what your hands have worked for. You will be happy, and it will go well for you. 3 Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your …

Poison in the Classrooms

I knew about Sweden, about it's humanistic approach! I knew about the dangerous hidden agenda of the past 60 years to take over the responsibility of the parents and form the mind of the children from young age! I have been confronted with the poor insight of fatherhood and motherhood, the weak protection over families, …

Raising kids – Part Three

This is part 3 of a (re)blog by Annwen Stone I must admit that the teenage years have, in the past, been something that I have worried about. The classic ‘Kevin’ overnight change as they turn 13, the potential rebellion, the secrecy of choices that could be life affecting. A good friend with grown up kids …

What Fantastic Fathers Do

At the beginning of this promising year I choose to post this blog from a ministry called Every Man Ministries.  Parenting children is such a mammoth responsibility. From infant through adulthood, children rely on their parents in more ways than the pocketbook. While no one is the perfect parent, certain parenting behaviors have serious negative …

Empowering the Next Generation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8nA0ORLFjLw#! This is why I focus, why I speak, why I write, why I have challenged and why I believe you have to do it too! "The coming generation in the Kingdom is awesome! But they have to learn and connect with the former if they shall reach their full potential." A quote that I …