A Father’s Job Description
If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time. This platitude applies to many areas of human endeavor, but nowhere is its truth more sobering than in the matter of fathering. If we don’t know the purpose for which God has given us children, then how can we ever fulfill that purpose? If we don’t know the goal of child raising, how can we ever reach that goal? If we don’t know our job… Continue reading
Fathers: It’s YOUR Home School
One of the notable features of the home education movement is that it is pretty much a women’s movement—at least down in the trenches.
In the day to day battle of planning and teaching, scheduling and organizing, disciplining and encouraging it is the mother who bears the brunt of the work, at least in the vast majority of homeschooling homes.
It is true, we fathers often adopt the title of “Principal” of our… Continue reading
Educating Children – Whose Job Is It?
According to the Bible, whose responsibility is it to educate children:
- the government’s job?
- the local church’s job?
- the parent’s job?
The government wants to teach children secular humanism, sex education, so-called safe sex, alternative lifestyles, evolution, situational ethics, and contemporary views on the roles of men and women. The local church usually wants to segregate people by age and wants to make sure that their programs are worldly enough so that they… Continue reading
Christ Died For The Ungodly
by Horatius Bonar
The divine testimony concerning man is, that he is a sinner. God bears witness against him, not for him; and testifies that "there is none righteous, no, not one"; that there is "none that doeth good"; none "that understandeth"; none that even seeks after God, and, still more, none that loves Him (Psa. 14:1-3; Rom. 3:10-12). God speaks of man kindly, but severely; as one yearning over a lost child, yet as one who will make no terms with sin, and will "by no means clear the guilty." <continued>