• Heartprints

    Teaching Tip # 3

    Relationship! Relationship! Relationship! From the Garden to the final judgment, God is all about relationship.Triune God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are in perfect relationship. When God walked in the evenings with Adam and Eve in the Garden, He didn’t come to check up on His creation, He came with a desire to fellowship with the only aspect of His creation made in His image. As parents and teachers, we need to start as early as possible teaching our children to have a personal relationship with their Father God. It is too easy to teach children what they should and should not do as though they can do something to…

  • Engage

    When Faced with Evil

    “Why, God?” The question that always comes up when something evil happens. Yes, something evil happened on Monday when two bomb blasts killed and wounded bystanders at the Boston marathon. God did not do the evil. An evil human being (or more than 1 such terrorist) did it. The next question is usually, “Why didn’t God stop it?” Now you are at the bigger question which is “Why does God let any of us do evil?” People get very confused in their thinking, and we want to have it both ways. We want to be free and responsible except when bad things happen. Then, we want God to be responsible.…