Tag Archives: Father

Trophies

I apologize in advance. What I’m about to say makes me, by definition, old. Because I am getting older, though, I’m going to say it anyway. When I played youth athletics in the 70s and early 80s, only the team … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Remain (10 = 7 + 3)

  re·main rəˈmān continue to exist, especially after other similar or related people or things have ceased to exist stay in the place that one has been occupying continue to possess a particular quality or fulfill a particular role. The … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m un/wanted

So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.” (Romans 8:15) You wouldn’t know this about me. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In/dependence

I’m a father. My son is 18 and my daughter is 16. They are great kids and I love them. Like their father, however, they are not perfect (both are far better than me at that age, however — 18 … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Look at me daddy

I was recently at the airport on my way to Detroit. A dad, mom, and two daughters of about 4 and 2 years had ridden the same shuttle from the parking garage to departures as me. After security, the dad … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A star across time

My experience in studying the Bible is that it’s a narrative that points toward Jesus from the beginning to the end. I was recently reading about Abraham. God selected Abraham to be the father of His people, the Israelites. He … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Safe in hand

I am constantly amazed and reassured by the direct connection between the Old (before Jesus) and New (during and after Jesus) Testaments in the Bible. Here’s a great example of one of God’s promises from hundreds of years earlier being … Continue reading

Posted in Growth | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment