Two Worthwhile Articles On Homeschooling

From a DailyCaller article talking about Common Core; read it here: “It is a folly to think that raising America’s international test scores will automatically improve America’s education quality or economic competitiveness. A paper by Christopher H. Tienken, an assistant professor at Seton Hall University, notes: “According to the World Economic Forum (Schwab 2009), the…

Lead Me

Lead Me, by Sanctis Real I don’t understand why God has put me where I am. I don’t understand why I have the relationships I do. I don’t understand why people always say they can open up easy to me, and pour out their troubles to me. I don’t understand why they always say I…

Why Church is Important (1)

This is the first of lots of posts that will come randomly as the thoughts hit me as to why church is important for the life of the Believer. This song pretty much describes it for now. God is with us in the battle through the Holy Spirit, but the Church is absolutely important as…

Remember Me

“And he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” And He said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” — Luke 23:42-43 We mess up. Big time. And I’m no exception. We pray our halfhearted prayers to keep us from sin, unbacked by any…

Joy-An Irish Christmas

Last night was great. I attended DPAC for the first time to see the Keith and Kristyn Getty concert, Joy-An Irish Christmas. Durham-Raleigh is the only city in America to have had them come all three years in a row that they have done the tour. And they announced they’d make it a tradition, so…

Push Back

Ok, so I’m putting the Cross Centered Life study off until the first full week of January. I suddenly realized that some folks might not have it yet, and that it would make a good Christmas present for them. So… tell your family/friends. So I guess I’ll mention that I will be at the Keith…

Billy Bob Thorton And His Courtin’ Mormons

I came up with a song. Sing it to the tube of “Froggy went Courting.” Billy Bob Thorton went a courtin’ He haw Billy Bob Thorton went a courtin’ Ye haw. Billy Bob Thorton went a courtin’ Met his true loves, they were Mormons Billy Bob Thorton went a courtin’ He haw. That was my…