“Honey, what area am I in charge of in this house?” said the dad in Good Luck Charlie, a Disney Channel show we watch with my kids. Bob’s words were addressed to his television wife Amy, after she had corrected him in front [...]
Jason Helopoulos, Assistant Pastor of University Reformed Church in East Lansing, Michigan and author of A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home, encourages parents to incorporate family worship into their daily life.
Family worship. I know your reaction when you read those two words. I used to have the same response! [...]
As I look back over my life, I can see God’s hand preparing me to minister to seniors. I can also see how God used many seniors to minister to me in my formative years.
My Grandparents, The Prayer Warriors
My grandparents played a vital role in leading me to Jesus Christ. I don’t think they [...]
We tend to hold very strong views about parental discipline, and those views are often rooted in our experience. Perhaps we experienced physical abuse or something that we think is close to it, or perhaps we never experienced physical discipline [...]
In Trained in the Fear of God, Randy Stinson and Timothy Paul Jones [...]
DEREK BROWN: Tell me briefly a little about yourself, how you got into ministry, and how you made your way to Compass.
BOBBY BLAKEY: I grew up and my dad was a pastor, so I got exposed to the idea of ministry, and I saw it done in a way that was biblical and a [...]
It was late in the afternoon of September 23, 1986. I was two years old, and my dad had just taken off on a routine training exercise in his F-4 Phantom fighter jet. He was flying over the Atlantic Ocean, not far from our home in Beaufort, South Carolina, when his F-4 crashed into [...]