She’s alive!

I met my daughter when she was 8 years old. God planned so that she would arrive in my life at this specific time. I didn’t see her as a newborn, but the following text tells the story of her spiritual birth, which I had the joy of being a witness of. I celebrate every day that Faith is alive, …

The Power Of The Gospel

This is an excerpt of the article originally published in The Republic, in March 2019, under the title: “A Simple Story Highlights The Power Of The Gospel”, by Tim Orr …The other day, I was away teaching a class in Louisville, Kentucky, when I received a text from my wife, Monica. She said that something amazing just happened. As soon …

How a Single Dad Spends His Time

I am single dad with a lot of responsibility. My goal is to be productive in my work and ministry, and at the same time, take care of my domestic responsibilities. This requires me to be creative with my time. There is a bit of a challenge because I do have to work a lot. I teach three classes every …

Parenting Starts with the Heart

Parenting can be a tough job sometimes. There are many decisions a parent must make along the way. One decision is to define the goal of discipline. Many Christian parents would say the goal of parental discipline is to correct bad behavior and nurture good behavior. While this is part of the duty of a parent, I don’t think that …