What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

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How does your grasp of the events of Passion Week shape your understanding of the Gospel?

FaceTime with the Lord

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Recently, I experienced the pleasure of FaceTime with my grown children. Since we are scattered across the East Coast, being together is a rarity. My sons arranged a FaceTime family gathering on a Sunday evening. Meanwhile, I texted my kids and told them to mark their calendars as the Jacobs were meeting face to face. At 8:00 p.m., I hit the link my son Chris sent me. Voilà! I saw his face. Over the next few minutes, the others joined. Soon my entire family was online together.

The Dangers of Social Media on Relationships

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Did you know that 20 percent of divorces involve Facebook? Facebook’s convenient social engagement in the privacy of a message inbox is an excellent way to stay in contact with old friends, but can be dangerous for marriage. Read more to learn about three guidelines for maintaining a healthy balance between social media and marriage.

When Equality Does not Mean Equality

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What does the Equality Act mean for grandparents? More than you think. This blog explores why this is an important matter for grandparents to talk about with their grandchildren.

Smartphone Conversations for Grandparents

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Do you ever grow tired of the constant intrusion of smartphones…

How to Make Sure You Don't Drown in Shallow Water

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Have you ever known someone recognized for doing so many good…

What Does it Mean to be a Gospel Shaped Grandparent?

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After a speaking session about intentional grandparenting, a…

What's On Your Watchlist? - Part 3

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There’s an old story of two Englishmen who traveled to Africa…

What's on Your Watchlist? (Part 2)

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#2: Your Mind “Ideas have consequences… bad ideas have victims.”…

What's in Your Watchlist? Part 1

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Your Heart We can’t fake it, but we must fight for it. We can’t…

Don't Miss the Peace!

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“’This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped…
Angelic Announcement

The Glory and the Awe

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“An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the…

Christmas Mystery and Wonder

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“The angel answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you,…
Bah Humbug

Christmas... Bah, Humbug?

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The Word became flesh, and made his dwelling among us. We have…
CHRISTMAS GIFTS

Are You Asleep?

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“’Awake, O sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine…
Happy Thanksgiving

A Cure for the Blues

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(Reprint from 2010 post) “Give thanks in all circumstances,…