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A Sunday Stroll

They said to each other, “Did not our hearts burn with in us while he talked to us on the road, while he open to us the Scriptures?” Luke 24:32 ESV Some believe they were husband and wife and that may very well have been true. What we do know is that it was Sunday afternoon when they began their seven-mile walk back to their small town of Emmaus and they were perplexed. In the midst of a lively discussion they were joined by a stranger. Pleasant and unassuming, he simply asked what they were talking about. I have often wondered what people talk about on the way home from church. My hope, as a pastor, is that they discuss the sermon, but perhaps I’m being overly optimistic. No doubt, if it

Chicken House Rebellion

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. Proverbs 13:24 ESV Raising children should be a joy, not a torment. Homes are happy places when the stress within a parent-child relationship is on the child, not the parent. Let me explain. The job of raising good kids becomes much easier when we understand one basic principle. First and foremost, your child must respect you. Respect is a pre-requisite for love in any relationship. This respect is established when a child knows who is in control. Simply put, you need to be in complete control and the way to achieve this is to set clear boundaries and then enforce them. Walk quietly and carry a big stic

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