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Addressing Issues of Race: Pastors and The Pulpit

Addressing Issues of Race: Pastors and The Pulpit

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jul 8

In the aftermath of the shooting of two black men, shot and killed by white police officers, and the seeming retaliation demonstrated in the killing of five police officers, we are left with many questions and concerns.  However, one question that cannot be left unanswered […]

Stay-at-Home mom: How hard can it be? Suggestions that every husband should follow.

Stay-at-Home mom: How hard can it be? Suggestions that every husband should follow.

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 27

Gloria Furman, in her article entitled, What Every Husband Should Know About Stay-at-Home Moms, makes the case that being a stay-at-home mom is not for the faint of heart. That is, she states unlike jobs outside the home, which may often entail […]
Setting an example for your children to follow

Setting an example for your children to follow

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 24
In an article entitled The Two Words Fathers Should Say to Their Children, Joe Carter states that fathers should tell their children to “follow me.”  He then provides three ways the spiritual habits of fathers can be used as a model […]
What does it mean to be a Dad?

What does it mean to be a Dad?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 20

Our brothers at Humble Beast answer this question in a video they title, How Do You Spell Dad”?  In this video they artfully address the core of being a dad.  That […]

Reaching the Hearts of our Children: Is this possible?

Reaching the Hearts of our Children: Is this possible?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 17

Richard Phillips seeks to provide an answer to this question in an article in which he suggests four areas that fathers must engage their children in order to gain their hearts.  That is, he states that we “must read God’s Word to […]

Men lifting up holy hands? The Importance of a praying Church.

Men lifting up holy hands? The Importance of a praying Church.

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 13
Bob Allums briefly discusses this topic in an article he titles, The Lost Art of Praying Together, and he recommends Megan Hill’s work entitled, Praying Together: The Priority and Privilege of Prayer in Our Homes, Communities, and Churches. He heartily recommends the book […]
Teenagers and social media: How should parents address this?

Teenagers and social media: How should parents address this?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – Jun 10
Jim Stitzinger answers this questions in a blog post he titles, Social media and middle school. In this post he addresses the reality that our children live in a generation that is unprecedentedly marked by social media and digital information. The take away from Stitzinger’s […]
Do you want to ask Jesus into your heart? How should you share the Gospel with Children?

Do you want to ask Jesus into your heart? How should you share the Gospel with Children?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – May 25
David Platt addresses this important and even controversial question in a talk he entitles, “Sharing the Gospel with Children.”  In this talk he provides three tips in response to this question.
  1. Maximize Interaction: Constantly ask open ended questions that encourage […]
What does a weaned child with its mother have to do with humility before God?

What does a weaned child with its mother have to do with humility before God?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – May 23
In Psalm 131, David compares his humble disposition toward God with that of a weaned child with its mother. Jon Bloom takes a look at this Psalm and unpacks the meaning behind David’s use of this analogy. The heart of […]
Will this kid ever learn? Where is the line between disciplining and provoking your children?

Will this kid ever learn? Where is the line between disciplining and provoking your children?

by Michael T. Graham Jr. – May 20

Tim Challies provides a helpful perspective on this important question. In this article he takes a look at Ephesians 6:4 and Colossians 3:21 and among other helpful insights he suggests that Paul’s alternative to provoking your children, namely, discipline […]