It’s Mailbox Monday, my favorite day of the week! I’m talking about my changing perspective on Halloween, trouble among our statesmen and women, life as a pastor’s wife, and more.
For generations in the United States and in most western cultures, we have outsourced 90% of the training of our children. We send our kids to Sunday School so they can be trained in the Bible, we send them to public or Christian schools for their academic training, and we get them at breakfast and dinner to begin and end the day. No wonder we’re losing our kids. Today I’ll be talking about why this has to change.
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[Listener Favorites Replay] Should Christianity mix with yoga? Are yoga poses benign if we do them but don’t engage in the spiritual practice behind them? This is the question I’m asking my guest, Jessica Smith, who taught yoga for many years. Jessica has a unique perspective and a solid biblical stance on this modern controversy. Yoga is one of the six orthodox schools of Hindu philosophical traditions, yet many Christians today are practicing yoga with the belief that yoga’s deep ties to Hinduism and Buddhism can be avoided. I will confess, I thought the same thing—but not any longer. Jessica challenged me and opened my eyes to the truth about this topic. Listen in. I pray your heart is blessed and encouraged as you strive to know God in a deeper way and bring Him honor in everything you do. Be sure and catch Part 2 as well!
The last three years have been difficult — to say the least. Loss of jobs, friendships, trust—anger, loss of freedom. The list goes on and on. I’m answering a question from a wife and mother who has legitimate reasons to be angry at how her husband was treated for refusing the thing-which-shall-not-be-named, and offering hope as we all try to move forward and resist becoming bitter.
Did you that you serve the Savior of every storm that will ever come into your life? If you know Christ as Lord—this truth needs to permeate your thinking. If the wind and the waves obey Him—we should, too.
A homeschool mom needs some encouragement for the new year. We’ve got some questions about a Sunday school curriculum that seems to have some red flags to it, and we’re going to give a little bit of encouragement to those of you who are in the trenches as we begin a new school year. Don’t miss my favorite podcast day of the week!
Over the past three years, homeschooling has doubled in size, causing many people to look at the movement and wonder aloud about it’s future. Today, Mike Farris joins me to discuss this and the reason why we must engage again in Civics.