Dads: Don’t let the culture raise your kids

Greg Laurie 90x115 by Greg Laurie 

What day of the year are the most phone calls made? Mother’s Day. The most collect calls, however, are made on Father’s Day. Mothers get a lot of acknowledgment and encouragement, and so they should. They more than deserve it. But fathers deserve a little recognition, too.

There was a time when men were more respected in our culture than they are today – especially fathers. It was even reflected on television, with programs like “Father Knows Best.” If someone were to come out with a sitcom about fathers today, they probably would call it “Father Is an Idiot,” because dad is usually the brunt of the joke on television. Dad is the one who doesn’t know anything about anything. In fact, it is the children who are portrayed as the all-knowing, all-wise ones. But there was a day when fathers were looked up to for their wisdom and their guidance.


Why The Rebirth Of Israel Is A Sign Of The End

Jack Kelley 90x115 This Week’s Feature Article by Jack Kelley 

“Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. Even so, when you see all these things, you know that it is near, right at the door.” (Matt. 24:32-33)

Many students of prophecy identify the Lesson of the Fig Tree in Matt. 24 as a reference to Israel. While the fig tree is often used to symbolize Israel, this is not one of those times.