The Power of Words

We’ve all heard the same mantra, passed down for generations: “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” The question is, is that true? I would argue that James would disagree: “If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his …

A Fathers Favoritism

Have you ever felt as though you were less valuable than someone else? We all experience it at some point. A coworker might be praised while no thanks is given to you, despite the two of you sharing the workload. Or what about when you are disrespected by a loved …

Is Gentle Parenting Biblical?

The question is often asked – and I like the question for the sake of discussion – “is gentle parenting consistent with the Bible?”  I want to talk about gentleness. There are many commands in Scripture which are covenantal and applicable to the church, and which point the Christian to …

The Lawlessness of Spanking

The subject matter of this article is a sensitive topic and I believe it will be received with mixed emotions. In this, my words will very likely step on toes; I am required thus to speak carefully and to rely on Scripture alone. If I am wrong in my conclusions, …