The Battle for the Souls of Our Youth

For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places. – Ephesians 6:12

There is a battle for the souls of our youth. It is a battle being fought – and lost – in our families and churches. (more…)

Our Costly Silence

Without revelation people run wild, but one who listens to instruction will be happy.  – Proverbs 29:18

Our church is engaging in weekly Scripture memory. Most of the verses are familiar to me, but I post them on our bathroom mirror each week regardless as a reminder of a biblical truth upon which all of us are supposed to reflect.

As I was (more…)

Things That Obscure Your View of Jesus

Turn my eyes from looking at worthless things; and give me life in your ways. – Psalm 119:37

Two seemingly unrelated things converged in my mind today. The first was the notion of eating dinner with my husband tonight. On Monday and Thursday nights, he goes straight from work to his mother’s house to help her. On Wednesday nights, we divide and (more…)