Monthly Archives: March 2013

Three Reasons to Discipline Your Children

I have learned that motivation is necessary to accomplish a worthy goal.   So, in my teaching and preaching one of the areas I always include has to do with why we should or should not do things.   To simply exhort … Continue reading

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How to Be a Successful Parent – Importance of Discipline

One of the fundamental ingredients in successfully parenting your children is that you would discipline them.   This has been a hot button topic for many years with all sorts of opinions.   However, this subject is not treated lightly in the … Continue reading

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How to Be a Successful Parent – Treasure Your Children

Being an effective parent begins with how you view your children.   I believe that if we would influence our children we must treasure them – and they will know if we do or not. Many children today feel like an … Continue reading

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How to Be a Successful Parent

One of the highest hours of my life was at 8:19 p.m., March 29, 1984 at Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia.   It was the birth of my oldest child, Jeremiah David.  Most of the events of that day are deeply … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – The Solution to My Greatest Need

This is without question the most important truth I ever learned from my Mom.   I had heard my pastor and many other preachers say the same thing, but it didn’t hit it’s mark in my heart until Mom said it.  … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Enjoy Life

People like to hang around my Mom because she is so much fun.   She enjoys life and helps those around her do the same.    Her middle name, Joyce, is so appropriate.   She brings joy into whatever environment she enters.    (We … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from My Mom – Value the Present

I have an acute sense of what is happening in the present – which is both a strength and a weakness.   It is a strength in that you value people, experiences, and it deepens your gratitude.   It is a weakness … Continue reading

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