Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 11

Monday Cry Out – Favorites

As parents and friends, we try real hard not to show favorites to our children and friends respectively. Because we know what happens when we choose favorites. Jealousy ensues. Anger erupts. Families and friendships fractured. It’s just not pretty. Christians have the same concerns in their lives and ministry. James even warns us, and forbids …

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Sep 03

Monday Cry Out – Labor in Vain or for Blessings?

So, my wife and I are trying to instill a good work ethic in our oldest daughter, who is six. Like most six year olds, though, she would rather play. We’ve found that teaching her to work for something if she doesn’t get a reward immediately after completing the task is nearly in vain. She …

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