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Devotional Success With Kids

January 3rd, 2017 Posted by Bible, Biblical Studies, Christ, Devotional, Devotions, Faith, Family, Gospel, Jesus, Kids, Scripture, Spiritual growth, Teens, Youth No Comment yet

Let’s be honest: Spending quality time with the Lord in prayer and his Word on a daily basis is not easy. The cares of life pull at us from all directions. We are far too often like Martha, who gave into anxiety in Luke 10:38-42, than we are Mary, who simply sat at Jesus’ feet and soaked in the Lord’s presence. (more…)

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Gospel-Centered Parenting

September 21st, 2016 Posted by Bible, Christ, Faith, Family, Gospel, Jesus, Kids, Scripture, Spiritual growth No Comment yet

One of the great privileges I have as an author published by Tyndale House is to be asked to write for their blog. I always enjoy writing these “Kid Talk Tuesday” posts because it gives me a blank slate to share what’s on my heart and hopefully edify readers. (more…)

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Free devotional samples!

December 9th, 2015 Posted by Advent, Bible, Biblical Studies, Christ, Christmas, Devotional, Devotions, Faith, Family, Gospel, Jesus, Kids, Scripture, Spiritual growth, Teens, Youth No Comment yet

Have you ever been curious about a book, but hesitated to purchase a copy because you really weren’t sure about its contents? Well, hesitate no more! (more…)

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Why I Wrote It

October 15th, 2015 Posted by Bible, Devotional, Family, Kids, Spiritual growth, Teens No Comment yet

I recently wrote a post on Tyndale’s “Kid Talk Tuesday” blog, explaining why I wrote my new tween/teen devotional, The One Year Devotions With Jesus, which has just been released! (more…)

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They’re here!

September 30th, 2015 Posted by Bible, Biblical Studies, Devotional, Family, Kids, Spiritual growth, Teens No Comment yet

Exciting news! I just received advanced copies of my One Year Devotions With Jesus today. The book is scheduled to hit stores in mid-October. I’m excited to see how God uses this in the lives of today’s youth. (more…)

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A Legacy In The Word

August 1st, 2015 Posted by About Me, Faithfulness, Family 3 comments

On July 17, my last remaining grandparent died. His name was Robert Hummel. Pop-Pop, as I affectionately called him, was born on March 2, 1915 in Fleetwood, Pa. He lived to be 100 years old.

That’s staggering. (more…)

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Deuteronomy 6 & Psalm 78

July 14th, 2015 Posted by About Me, Biblical Studies, Family No Comment yet

The seemingly endless march was over. The Israelites had finally returned to the edge of the Promised Land.

Forty years of wilderness wandering—divine punishment for their previous faithlessness (more…)

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Kid Verses

July 14th, 2015 Posted by Biblical Studies, Family, Kids No Comment yet

Let’s be honest: As parents, we seem to simply put up with our kids too often, don’t we? I know I do. The attitude that our children are nuisances to be managed or impediments to other important tasks can subtly snake its way into our hearts.
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