'Trunk or Treat' Tagged Posts

'Trunk or Treat' Tagged Posts

OCTOBER 18, 2023

Dear Friends, This week, I’m passing along something I read online.  It’s a Facebook post written by Greg Stier, the founder of Dare2Share, an evangelistic outreach aimed primarily at teens and young adults. Greg posted about parenting, and I thought “I can relate.”   I think his counsel is wise.  Here’s what he wrote: Early on in our marriage my wife and I took one of those raising children courses that promised certain outcomes if certain principles were consistently followed.  We did our best to…

OCTOBER 11, 2023

Dear Friends, Our God is a holy God.   Holier than you have ever imagined. The God of scripture is defined by His holiness.  His love is a holy love.  His mercy is a holy mercy.  His justice is a holy justice.  His righteousness is a holy righteousness.  Where He stands is holy ground.  He dwells on His holy mountain and is worshipped in His holy temple.  His name is holy.  His law is holy, and those who are his followers are a…

OCTOBER 4, 2023

Dear Friends, When he was elected President in 1960, John F. Kennedy was 43 years old.  He had two toddlers at the time, and the media loved showing the Leader of the Free World in the Oval Office with his children scampering about.  He may have had a Secret Service detail protecting him and a secretary scheduling his every appointment, but his children had priority access to their father.     I’m sure there were times when the children were told…

October 20, 2021

Dear Friends, How much disagreement and difference can you take in a relationship before you’re out? I thought about that question this week as I read a piece from journalist and columnist Matt Labash.  Matt, in his typical forthright style, recounts how the events of the past year brought an end to a long term friendship. “When one old high-school buddy, a Trumpster to his core, wouldn’t stop sending me a steady stream of the-election-was-rigged conspiracy nonsense… I finally snapped by telling him…