Teaching children and youth with theologically sound books

Theologically sound books are a must for me. I love reading books that present the truth of God’s Word in a way that honors Him and stays true to the text. We sometimes forget that our children also need theologically sound books or if we know we need them, we might not know where to start or which authors to trust.

Blessings, if we’ll see them

Having a family to go home to is a blessing. Someone to pray for us, a friend who loves us warts and all, a loving pet, a gift of rocks or leaves from your toddler, a beautiful sunrise, a glorious flower, a homecooked meal, the ability to make the money we need to support ourselves, a hot cup of coffee in the morning or a warm cup of tea at night–these are all blessings beyond compare. Even difficulties can be blessings in disguise if they cause us to lean on the Lord more.

Bearing the Cross of Christ by Charles Spurgeon

“On him they laid the cross, that he might bear it after Jesus.” (Luke 23:26) We see in Simon’s carrying the cross a picture of the work of the Church throughout all generations; she is the cross-bearer after Jesus. Mark then, Christian, Jesus does not suffer so as to exclude your suffering. He bears a cross, not that you may escape it, but that you may endure it. Christ exempts …

Doctrinally sound Pastors and Teachers

Modern (living and deceased) Titus 1: 7-9, For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain, but hospitable, a lover of good, self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined. He must hold firm to the trustworthy word as taught, so that he may be able to give instruction in sound doctrine and also to rebuke those who contradict it. Doctrinally sound men who don’t …

The Men The Church Needs by A.W. Tozer

We languish for men who feel themselves expendable in the warfare of the soul, who cannot be frightened by threats of death because they have already died to the allurements of the world. Such men will be free from the compulsions that control weaker men. They will not be forced to do things by the squeeze of circumstances; their only compulsion will come from within–or from above. This kind of …