Tag «Influence»

Back to School

As the new school year begins, here are five things you can do to keep Christ in your child’s school through your Christian influence.  As long as there are disciples of Jesus going to school, Jesus will continue to have a presence in public education. 1. Send a note to school with your child.  Introduce …

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Outlive Yourself

My wife and I just returned from a visit to Mt. Airy, NC, the home of Andy Griffith.  Since we’re fans of the Andy Griffith show, we thought it would be fun to go to Mt. Airy, Andy’s real-life home town, and the model town for the fictional town of Mayberry.  We went through the …

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Must The Young Die Too?

On April 22, 2012, Wyatt Sawyer, a long time gospel preacher passed away at the age of 88.  I never met this man, but he had an impact in my life.  You see, when I was a young boy, my parents handed my sister and me a book entitled, “Must the Young Die Too?”  This …

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Life Without A Prom?

I believe the headlines say it all: “How To Have The Most Romantic Night Ever,” “Tonight Will Last Forever,” “Dresses So Hot They Sizzle,” “Your Hottest Prom Body,” and “Sex – It’s Your Call.” These are the messages being marketed to teens regarding the High School rite of passage called, “The Prom.”  These were the …

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The Perfect Dive -vs- The Perfect Life

Surely we have all seen how Olympic divers barely make a splash as they dive into the pool.  On a good dive, one enters the water, there is a sucking sound, the water closes in on the spot where the diver entered the water, and within seconds, there is no sign that the water was …

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