Category: Family

Fatherhood (image by Sarah Bernier)

The Fatherhood Crisis

Philip said, Lord, show us the Father and that will be enough for us. John 14:8 INTRODUCTION Our culture’s fatherhood crisis can be seen in both stories and statistics. Nadia’s Story In Islam there are 99 names for Allah. Not one of them is “Father.” I am from a family of six children. My father never showed us love. Whenever […]

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Mastering Fatherhood

Mastering Fatherhood

Text: Matthew 28:2, Matthew 28:20, Matthew 7:11 When serving as the youth pastor of Destiny Church and sitting at my office desk, I received a phone call from my mother. She called with sad news! My grandmother’s health had declined significantly and she was near death. She’d been suffering with Alzheimer’s for over seven years up until this point. Immediately, […]

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10 Biblical Reasons for Marriage That Still Apply Today

10 Biblical Reasons for Marriage That Still Apply Today

What is the point of marriage? Is it worth all the hard work and headaches involved in creating a healthy marriage? I don’t know if you are single, wondering if marriage is worth the effort, or married wondering if fighting for your marriage is worth the effort. Either way, today I want to share some Biblical perspectives to help you […]

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Infertility in the Middle Ages

A Theology of Infertility

After years of secondary infertility, my wife and I discovered she was pregnant on Father’s Day of 2016. It was a stunning moment for us, a seemingly miraculous answer to prayers that we had mostly given up on. But three weeks later we were called into the Emergency Room because of a concerning blood test. After follow-up tests, the doctor […]

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