Having Daily Devotions: (Part 2 – Fellowship with God in the Covenant of Grace)

(Audio Version) This is the second of three blogs on the importance of Christians setting apart a time in their schedule – every single day – to have “personal devotions” (or what some call a “quiet time”) by seeking God in prayer and by reading His Word. Last time we focused on how God saved …

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Having Daily Devotions: (Part 1 – Saved for Fellowship with Christ)

(Audio Version) This is the first of three blogs on the importance of Christians setting apart a time in their schedule – every single day – to have “personal devotions” (or what some call a “quiet time”) by seeking God in prayer and by reading His Word.  Along with gathering together for corporate worship of …

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A Biblical Theology of Family, Parenting, and Fatherhood

This outline was used for a discussion with Edwin Ramirez on his video podcast, The Proverbial Life. Our discussion sought to demonstrate from Scripture what God’s definition, design, and purpose are for the family, parenting, and fatherhood. By starting in Genesis 1-2 with creation, and looking at the fall and redemption in Genesis 3, this …

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Eight Ways to Use Psalm 117 for Homeschool (Homeschool Lesson 1)

Written by Timothy and Floriana Brindle This is the first blog in a series in which we will seek to encourage families with some of the simple ways we have implemented Scripture in homeschooling our children. (Even if you don’t homeschool your kids, we pray this is encouraging for discipling them.) For the Brindles, homeschool …

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The God of the Seasons (Part 1: Autumn)

And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, “I will never again curse the ground because of man, since the intention of man’s heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done. While the earth remains, seedtime and …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 3: The Blessing of Suffering for Christ)

Part 1 of the “Titus 2 ministry for women” blog series looked at God’s call for older women to mentor younger women,  based on Titus 2:3-5.  In Part 2 of the series, I shared several examples of how godly women have poured into me. Here in Part 3, the emphasis is on the necessity to …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 2: How I’ve Been Blessed by Older Women)

In Part 1 of this blog series I presented the Lord’s “Titus 2 ministry for women” from Titus 2:3-5, highlighting God’s command for older women to teach and train younger women in godliness. In Part 2 here, I will show what the Titus 2 ministry has looked like in my life, by sharing several examples …

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A Letter to My Friends

Dear Friends and Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Some of you may feel that I have been insensitive to the real, horrific history of racism in our country in my recent Tweets. By saying “so-called” systemic racism, it may have seemed that I was making light of the awful atrocities in our nation’s and world’s …

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The Titus 2 Ministry for Women (Part 1: Older Teach the Younger)

By Floriana and Timothy Brindle “Likewise, older women are to be reverent in behavior, not slanders or slaves too much wine. Instead, they are to teach what is good, in order to train the younger women to love their husbands and children, to be self controlled, pure, working at home, kind and submissive to their …

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