Why Good Friday is GREAT This Year (and every year)!

Why Good Friday is GREAT This Year (and every year)!

The Church has called this day, Good Friday. We know why it’s good. Because as so many preachers have bellowed to the shouting “hallelujah’s” of those around them—-“SUNDAAAAAY’s A COMING”! For years I’ve appropriately celebrated this day in soberness and remembrance of the price my Savior paid to release me from the prison of my sin, like Barabbas. But, for friends of ours and their son, this is a GOOD Friday they’ll never forget–it’s a GREAT Friday. It’s not just a remembrance celebration, it’s a reality of huge proportions. Life will never be the same.

Opening April 16 – Review of Heaven is for Real-The Movie

Opening April 16 – Review of Heaven is for Real-The Movie

Heaven is For Real is the movie depiction of the incredibly popular book of the same name written by Todd Burpo, the father of the young boy (Colton) who says he experienced Heaven as chronicled in the book and movie. There is one thing we know, the topic of heaven will create discussion.

Really? Ban Bossy? Aren’t We Avoiding the REAL Issue…AGAIN?

Really? Ban Bossy? Aren’t We Avoiding the REAL Issue…AGAIN?

To me, this whole campaign is a continuation of a nation that wants to address the symptoms but never wants to deal with the REAL underlying issue. In this case, the issue isn’t that young boys (or girls) are calling girls “bossy”. It’s that young girls and boys are not being taught how to conduct themselves in a way that builds others up and shows humility and love toward another.

A Father’s Rant, er Letter to a (potential) Future Son-in-Law

A Father’s Rant, er Letter to a (potential) Future Son-in-Law

I want you to know that I am very excited that you want to be a part of my daughter’s life. I’m sure you are already sensing what a special woman she is, which is why you are considering entering into a relationship with her. I want you to know that we’ve been praying for you for a LONG time. In fact, her mother and I have been praying for you before our daughter was even born. Well, maybe it wasn’t you. Much of that depends on

Moms Are People Too – A Review of Moms’ Night Out

Moms Are People Too – A Review of Moms’ Night Out

DadPad reviews upcoming movie, Moms’ Night Out. From the website, “All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is an endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting.”

Finally, I Got What I Needed on Christmas

Finally, I Got What I Needed on Christmas

Christmas lists. We make them. We request them. We shop with them. Shirts…pants…games…TVs…computers…pajamas…lingerie (just seeing if you’re still reading). Sometimes we confuse wants for needs. I’m pretty sure we understand when we make out this list it’s to fulfill our insatiable thirst of wants