Summer brings so many wonderful opportunities: summer vacation, trips, sun tans, cool treats, having fun in the sun! Unfortunately, the hot weather also brings natural disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis and tornadoes. How can you make sure that you and your family are prepared? Does the bible offer any practical advice to help you before, during and after a natural disaster? Let’s dig into these lifesaving scriptural gems!
We all need rest and relaxation. From the moment we open our eyes in the morning until we go to bed at night, we are working hard. But does God really care what we do when we are relaxing? Is our choice of entertainment separate from our worship of God? Read on to find out!
Does God really care what I do when I’m relaxing? I’ve spoken to other Christians that devote a lot of time and energy in their personal ministry to God. They pray every day, study the bible, contribute financially in their place of worship and preach about God to others. Yet, when it comes to their “me time,” they feel that they can listen or watch whatever they want, almost as if their choice of entertainment is separate to their worship of God.
Is this the right approach to our devotion to God? The answer may surprise you!
As parents, we all must deal with the subject of social media when it comes to our children. We may ask ourselves the following questions: How old should they be before opening a social media account? How much time should I allow them to spend online? Should I even allow them to join social networks? These are tough questions to find clear answers to.
“Do you allow your children to go on social media?” As a Christian stepmother of two teenagers, I have been asked this question a few times so far. My answer is always the same: yes, but with boundaries.
Instead of being wary when asked about my views on social networking, I am now prepared to defend my parenting decisions based on the bible and want to share these with you.
From Baby Boomers to Generation Z and every generation in between, we all experience our share of problems. For every new generation that leaves its mark on the environment and society, new and interesting challenges arise. Can the bible really keep up with all the changes that occur? How can this new generation, Generation Z (also known as Gen Z,) benefit from the advice of a book written so long ago?