Parenting is one of the hardest tasks in this life. I know from experience because God has blessed my wife and I with five of them. Yes, you read that right, 5. As a Christian parent, I think many of us who identify as followers of Christ have a difficult time parenting from a biblical … Continue reading Teach Your Child to Be a Good Winner
French Philosopher, Jacques Ellul, wrote The Technological Bluff in 1990. His work contains insights that were before his time when it comes to technology, technique, and technological progress. In this post, I want us to think about Ellul's words as it pertains to the impact of remote learning for children in grammar school. He wrote, … Continue reading Human Goldfish: A Hypothesis of Remote Learning’s Impact on the Future of Grammar School Children
This blog post comes out of a sermon I preached on 7/25/2021 at First Baptist Church Spring Hope.-Jeremy Bell When is the last time you ever heard a sermon about dying well as a Christian? The chances are probably never, and I find this extremely odd. If the gospel is to be at the center … Continue reading How to Die as a Christian
As I write this, I am nearly in disbelief. I feel like I need to pinch myself to see if the reality of our eldest child going to church youth camp is really happening. *Pinched myself* Guess what? It is confirmed; she is headed off to youth camp. By God's grace, our little baby girl … Continue reading Parenting with an Eternal Perspective
Marine officers have a motto that they see each day when they attend The Basic School, ductus exemplo. This phrase translated in English means “Lead by Example.” This motto, I believe, should be adopted by every Christian father. Have you ever heard the saying: More is caught than taught? The idea behind this phrase seems … Continue reading Fathers: Lead Your Children by Example
A Christian perspective on mask wearing.
3 reasons I deactivated my Facebook account that may encourage you to do the same.
In chapter 35, I argued from the manslaughter legislation of the Mosaic law the principle that we should not only avoid murder, but should also be very careful to guard against the possible destruction of human life....But where it is evident that carelessness can lead and has led to tragedy, we must take precautions (The … Continue reading A Clarification of Frame’s Doctrine of Carefulness
Preface I can be an ungracious critic. I am aware of this sin in my life. Some of my closest family members tell me that if God doesn't get my criticism under control by his redeeming power I will become a mean and crusty man. I know my faults, and I pray God would remove … Continue reading Should the Church Practice Online Communion?
Tony Merida, pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC, recently published his reflections on the COVID-19 pandemic. One of his reflections was encouraging believers to take time during social distancing in order to grow in personal holiness. From the outset, I am in complete agreement with this reflection. However, I think this reflection could … Continue reading Teaching Your Children to Pursue Holiness by Reading Scripture