Parents: act, don’t react!
This is an incredibly helpful piece of parenting advice on the topic of disciplining and spanking. When we react, we are most often punishing, not disciplining. (6 minutes).
Conversation-killing short answers
Is your teen giving you one word answers to all your questions? Jay Younts points us to the Bible to figure out how to really reach our children.
Reading and forgetting might be worse than never reading at all
“James talks about the man who looks into a mirror, sees his face is dirty, but then goes away and forgets all about it—as a result, he still has a dirty face. What was he talking about? People who look into (study) the Bible, find out what is wrong with them, but go away and do nothing about it.”
Albert Mohler on a pope that likes to push Catholic’s buttons
Reformed baptist Albert Mohler has a 20+ minute daily podcast well worth a listen or a read. On April 5, he delved into how Pope Francis is subverting established Catholic doctrine by offering up a trail of vague hints as to what he believes. The controversies that follow the Pope could be ended in a moment if he would just make a straight-forward statement that affirms what the Catholic church has also always affirmed…but he doesn’t do that.
A war criminal converted
An account from the aftermath of World War II about a Dutch collaborator who was sent a Bible by the mother of one of the men he helped kill.
A short video exploring numbers on the grand scale – how many stars are there in the universe? – and the microscopic scale – how many atoms in a grain of sand? (6 minutes)