Daily Advice

Sports vs. Church

You can tell I have a little extra time to read today–I’m lighting up “blog-land” with yet another reblog.

But this one (recommended by a someone else) really speaks to an issue the is far bigger than sports. It speaks to the drift of our society away from God.

It is well worth reading.

Family Discipleship Path

WARNING: The following may make you uncomfortable…may even make you mad!

Last Sunday morning I found myself sitting on a soccer field with one of my children for a tournament game. It was a beautiful morning. The sun was shining. I was enjoying some fabulous coffee.

I was also experiencing great frustration and conflict. I was frustrated because I could count 20 families from our church who were also at sports games that morning. This meant that these families were not at church.

I was also conflicted as I reflected on how I got into this situation. My husband and I know the value of church family. We know that consistency is very important for our children to build relationships with their church family and to grow as disciples of Christ. We have made many decisions over the years to say “no” to other things in order to say “yes”…

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