The Hospitality of FBC of Elon

Romans 12:13 Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality. Change has recently come to First Baptist Church of Elon. God’s calling of the Mofields to continue their ministry and  serving Christ just down the road is the most obvious change. The recent addition of Rev. Laura Primm to FBC of Elon… Read More ›

What is My Child Listening To?

When I was a teenager, my dad taught the Youth Sunday School class at our church.  It was not uncommon, therefore, for me to come home on a Saturday night and find my dad sitting up watching music videos on MTV.  (Yes, there was a time when MTV played music videos).  When I asked him… Read More ›

Memory

One of the games that I used to love to play as a kid was Memory.  The premise of the game was very simple:  lay the cards out on a table, then each player took turns turning them over 2 at a time.  The object of the game was to find as many matching pairs… Read More ›

A Father’s Love

2 Thessalonians 2:16-17, “May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word.” With Father’s day coming soon I felt inspired to share something that happened with my daughter that… Read More ›

Having Compassion on Our Children

“As a father has compassion for his children, so the LORD has compassion for those who fear him.” – Psalm 103:13 “And, fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” – Ephesians 6:4 “Because I said so.”  I waited my whole child and… Read More ›

Growing a Child’s Prayer Life

Often when we think of children and prayer, we think about praying at meals or saying prayers at bedtime.  Most of these prayers are poems or songs that express thanks to God for food, family, or (in the case of some children) everything in the whole world.  These prayers and these times are crucial moments… Read More ›