Posts Tagged "character"

Young Knight

This past Saturday marked a milestone in the life of my son, Micah.  He’ll be turning 13 in November.  To mark this move into the teen years, I planned a special “rite of passage ceremony.”  For the past year, Micah and I have been meeting early each Wednesday morning with a group of men and sons for a Bible study on being a man of God.  One of the group members invited all of us to his cabin for a retreat this past...

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Bye Bye Boy Scouts

When I was a boy growing up in Gladwin, Michigan, a favorite winter game was king of the ice mountain.  We would make a huge pile of snow, ice it down with a lot of water and then fight for control. The key was to get your opponent to step off the very top.  If you could do that, they’d have a quick slide down to the bottom. I’m very sad today that the Boy Scouts of America has begun its own quick slide to the bottom....

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The Husband Store

I received this forward recently.  I have no idea where it first originated, but will gladly ascribe credit if it is brought to my attention.  In the mean time, it serves as a beautiful illustration that men and women are definitely different.  Neither is better than the other, but they are certainly created by the Lord with unique qualities.  ENJOY! A store that sells new husbands has just opened in New York City, where a woman may go to...

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Christian Character

Christian character is something we’ve got to have if we’re going to show Jesus Christ to the world in the way He’s commanded us to do.  It’s made up of the 1000’s of decisions we make every single day to act God’s way.  This doesn’t come naturally for us.  How do we get there? It starts with our marriage to the ultimate Bridegroom, Jesus.  Through Baptism and the faith He gives us, our minds become...

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Life in God’s Way

How Marriage in God’s Way Shapes a Complete Christian Worldview