Author: Steve

What do these people of faith have in common? God met them in the valley.

Podcast 143: Joni – Jacob – Fanny

       What do these people of faith have in common? God met them in the valley.   “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1) “The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in…

The Father beautifully and perfectly loved on His Son. The Son then wonderfully and fully loved us. As we receive and marinate in this divine affection, we are equipped to love our own children in a similar fashion.

Podcast 140: God’s Design for Families – Part 4

       “Love one another: just as I have loved you,” (John 13:34). The Father beautifully and perfectly loved on His Son. The Son then wonderfully and fully loved us. As we receive and marinate in this divine affection, we are equipped to love…

Over the years God has quickened parts of this inspired Psalm at different seasons of my life.

‏A Sheep Reflects on Psalm 23

‏You are With Me   ‏Over the years God has quickened parts of this inspired Psalm at different seasons of my life. When I was a young believer, I hoped I would escape life’s problems after I asked Jesus to forgive my sins and be…

The only perfect father-son relationship which has ever existed is between God the Father and Jesus the Son. How did the Father love His Son? As we seek to understand this wonderful loving dynamic, we get a glimpse of how to love our own children.

Podcast 139: God’s Design for Families – Part 3

       The only perfect father-son relationship which has ever existed is between God the Father and Jesus the Son. How did the Father love His Son? As we seek to understand this wonderful loving dynamic, we get a glimpse of how to love…

When we are in love with God and His word, we are prepared to teach our children to love God and His word.

Podcast 138: God’s Design for Families – Part 2

       As parents seek to teach their children diligently and live a Christian lifestyle in front of them, God’s word calls parents to love Him with all their heart, soul, and might, and have His word on their own hearts. When we are…

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.” (James 1:17)

Podcast 137: God’s Design for Families – Part 1

       What is your vision for the family? How do you understand the role of parents in discipling your children? What one scripture or scriptural principle has influenced your parenting? Join us as we consider how the word of God guides us on…

The words which God brought to me were: “The one who knows me best, loves me most.”

Fellow Worshipers and Kindred Spirits

One of the benefits of having a newsletter is sharing by email what I forgot to say when I was present. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to speak at a church retreat. During one of the sessions I skipped this paragraph in…