Disneyland parent

The Disneyland parent exclaims often in frustration. The answer is: even though your intentions may be good, the execution is flawed. When our families fail to have balance between fun and self-discipline, they fail to thrive. This imbalance ripples through and affects everyone negatively. And once again, the children suffer in the end due to…

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adultery

Is it infidelity or not? Most of what we deem as infidelity, or cheating, on one’s spouse, is defined by committing the act of having sexual relations with someone other than the person you are married to. Yet, according to the Bible, adultery isn’t defined by the act. The act is the culmination of many…

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promises

Christians are urged, in scripture, to pursue spiritual maturity- to grow our faith, and not remain a baby Christian indefinitely.  While being a new believer is exciting for most because you get to experience miracles that build your faith, and grace to overcome sin/bondages, maturity allows the Christian to experience God’s promises on a deeper level.  When…

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heart, High Priest, scripture

Hebrews 5 begins with contrasting the High Priest of the Old Testament with Jesus, the “new” High Priest of the New Testament.  In it, we see a bit of morphing from the role of the traditional High Priest to the freedom found in Jesus.  The most interesting aspect found in this section are the comparisons and contrasts…

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