We are in the full swing of summertime. It’s not South Carolina without the heat and the sunshine. And here in Florence, we’re close enough to enjoy a few trips to the beach as well. The temperature may make us feel like we’re melting, but I hope that in reality you and your family are … Continue reading Four strategies for a thriving summer
God is relational. The Trinity is an incredibly unique, mysterious truth of who God is. The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one eternal God, in perfect relationship all the time. And God has created us to be relational as well. It is not good for man to be alone (Genesis 2:18). This truth extends beyond … Continue reading Investing in Friendships
As our children enter the teen years, friends become more and more important to them. This is normal, and appropriate for young people who are quickly approaching new levels of independence. But the parenting part isn’t done yet – parents still have a big influence on their children's friend group. Know their circles When they’re little, kids … Continue reading Who are your kids spending time with?
Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and who meditates on his law day and night. These first two verses from Psalm 1 give us great insight into how to surround … Continue reading Surround yourself well