Adolescence – Fact or Fiction?

Adolescence – Fact or Fiction?

Educators, psychologists and other proponents of adolescence have managed to convince the world that teenagers are unable to make good decisions and if not closely supervised would live irresponsible undisciplined lives.  Sigmund Freud wrote this in an essay he...
I must be Schizophrenic

I must be Schizophrenic

“I must be Schizophrenic,” you say.  “What other explanation could there be?” “II Cor. 5:17 says that when a person is in Christ, he or she becomes a new creation; that old things pass away and everything becomes new.  If that’s true, then why haven’t I changed, why...

Free Man or Slave?

Who’s your task master?  Who brings the whip down when you fail to perform? For the children of Israel it became the Egyptians.  They certainly didn’t start out as slaves.  In fact, God delivered them from a severe famine through Joseph.  Now living in Egypt, with...
A Bridge of Love Rebuilt

A Bridge of Love Rebuilt

“Great Grandma,” he said as he reached to wrap his arms around her neck for a big hug. “You know what?”  “What Justin?”  “This has been the best Christmas ever.”  She leaned forward in her arm chair and with the biggest grandma squeeze she could muster, said. “Well, I...
Remembering

Remembering

Goose bumps quickly formed on my arms and legs from the water.  How the water could be so cold in such a hot country was beyond me, but it did serve as inspiration to soap up as fast as possible.  And then, as if on cue, the water pressure suddenly dropped and reduced...

It Was Easier for Your Parents, Right?

If you were to ask a young parent, do you think raising your children is more difficult today than it was for your parents, most would answer yes.  They would immediately point to the conditions of our society and the many temptations facing their children.  But,...

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