August 25, 2015. It’s a little over two months away, and as of right now, that is (tentatively) the day that my life will change. It is a turning point in my life. It is the day that my daughter, Loretta, is scheduled to arrive.… Click here to read more
Father’s Day? Is it really Happy?
My children have a perfectly fine dad and for that I am eternally thankful. I appreciate him and all he does for the wild monkeys that are my children. He works long hours and puts up with all the crazy that is our life.… Click here to read more
Hey, guys! My name is Derek! I’m one of the bloggers/reporters/whatever else I’m called upon to do for this site! I’m so excited to be able to embark on this mission with some very good friends. Hopefully, y’all will enjoy reading our blogs, Bible studies, and news just as much we enjoy doing all of it.… Click here to read more
Welcome to another parenting blog! We hope you enjoy your visit, and hope you find encouragement (and maybe a laugh or two) during your time here! If you are looking for a parenting blog on how to be perfect parents with perfect kids this is NOT that blog!… Click here to read more
Background. I guess that is where we should start. We started Jesus Name News in March of 2015, we started talking about it in January or so. But, really, that’s not far enough back. Some of us have been talking about doing this kind of thing since 2005.… Click here to read more
A horrible tragedy has happened. A man in his early 20s has opened fire in a prayer meeting in Charleston, South Carolina killing 9 people, including the pastor of the church. We, as a church, should be holding up the families and the church who lost people up in prayer.… Click here to read more
Growing up in a materialistic world is a challenge, I won’t sugar coat it. Pretty much all of my self esteem issues can stem back to those moments I unwisely compared myself to some unrealistic expectation found on a magazine or makeup add, of what I should look like.… Click here to read more
A hotel where cell phones will “rest” through the entire school day. At a school in Norway, that’s a reality. In every classroom, there are wooden boxes where students put their phones each and every morning.
– Before, there were screens everywhere in between classes and it took all students attention.… Click here to read more
It doesn’t take long to acclimate to salvation. We readily pick up habits, rituals, and even religion. Worship services become robotic, and our circle of friends slowly begins to constrict.
We lose contact with the outside world. Our old friends fade into the distant past.… Click here to read more
Two Florida parents were hit with felony neglect charges after their 11-year-old son was reportedly playing alone in the backyard for an hour and a half.
According to his mother, the boy arrived home before his parents and was locked out of the house, so he shot some hoops in the yard until they arrived.… Click here to read more
Religion is rapidly losing the youngest generation of Americans, according to new research.
America’s rising generation of adults are the least religiously observant of any generation in six decades, determined an expansive study led by Jean Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State.… Click here to read more