So what do you do when your parents are dishonorable? When they are disagreeable, hurtful, immoral or abusive? Should we then still honor our father and mother? And, if so, how? Join us Sunday as we consider God’s prescription for these all too common realities.
Imagine you’re teaching your children to love others – what should they do, and what should they avoid doing? Certainly they should never harm others, nor should they take what rightfully belongs to others. And if you really love others you’ll be honest with them. A pretty good list, right? And yet God puts honoring […]
Many years ago Bill Cosby, in a stand-up routine spoofing Noah’s Ark, portrayed a puzzled Noah asking, “What’s an ark?” He might have done the same with the Sabbath. So what is the Sabbath? We generally conceive of the Sabbath as a day of rest because, Scripture tells us, God rested on that day from […]
So what’s in a name? Not too long ago I met someone I hadn’t seen for many years and addressed him as ‘Steve’. Unfortunately, as ‘Rick’ reminded me, I had confused his name with that of his cousin. So does it matter whether we use the right name as long as we’re kind and respectful? […]