Category Archives: Family

Welcome to 2017…Goodbye 2016

Welcome to 2017.  The New Year holds so much promise to so many people every year.  We say things like, “It’s a new start.”  Or we say things like, “It’s a clean slate.”  For some reason we look at the … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Character, Family, Godliness, Recommitment, Spiritual Growth, Testimony, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stewardship of Our Bodies

Let’s start by reviewing the fact that stewardship is the taking care of something not our own that was entrusted to us by someone else.  In this portion of a past series on stewardship, we are studying the things that … Continue reading

Posted in Body, Family, Stewarship, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Ten Commandments for Christian FaceBook Users

  Complied by Chris Baker, Pastor of Knotty Oak Baptist Church   FOUNDATIONAL PREMISES 1.  My personal web page is not to be for my glory but for Glory of God and the Edification of Others. Whether therefore ye eat, … Continue reading

Posted in Body, bullying, Character, children, church, Communication, Conflicts, Culture, Family, Godliness, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Love, Ministry, Patience, Prayer, Purity, Recommitment, Rejection, Relationships, Reputation, Resentment, Sexual purity, sin, Social Media, Spiritual Growth, Spouse, Stewarship, Strange Woman, Technology, Testimony, Unity, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Twas the Last Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the town Everyone was scurrying, there were deals to be found. “SALE” signs were hung in the windows of stores, In hopes that people would spend more and more. The children were … Continue reading

Posted in Character, children, Christmas, church, Culture, Family, Godliness, Money, sin, Testimony, Uncategorized, Wealth | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

First Things First!

With the New Year looming on the horizon, so many people look to this as a new start…a new opportunity…a clean slate from which to work off of.  The reality is that when we go to bed on December 31, … Continue reading

Posted in Backsliding, Blessings, Character, Family, Godliness, marriage, Ministry, Testimony | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

God is Dead! No…Your Faith Is!

According to psychologists, sociologists, and marriage and family counselors, all the research points to the same number one reason that couples fight or argue. Arguments over money, and the spending of it tops the list nearly every time and in … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Character, Family, Godliness, Money, Patience | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The “Mind Games” of Christianity

Romans 12:1-2 clearly teaches that there is a mental aspect to being a godly Christian.  “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Character, church, Communication, Compassion, Conflicts, Family, Godliness, Heaven, Holy Spirit, Love, Ministry, Prayer, Recommitment, Relationships, sin, Spiritual Growth, Wisdom | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment