Creating Bonds with Biscuits and Bulldozers
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Creating Bonds with Biscuits and Bulldozers

When our boys were little, I used to make a ritual out of taking one or more of them to Hardee’s to grab a biscuit. Then we’d drive out to a construction site somewhere, hop up on the tailgate, and chow down. My boys loved watching those bulldozers moving dirt and making a lot of...

Make Mealtime a Fruitful Time
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Make Mealtime a Fruitful Time

Battle Briefing | September 2022 What if I told you one of the simplest ways to disciple your family involves your favorite meal? We’ve been talking about September as National Family Meals Month around here for several years because I know turning mealtime into family discipleship time impacted our family.  We are officially empty-nesters this...

Guys on the Grill and other Family Meals
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Guys on the Grill and other Family Meals

Guys, are you planning on doing some grilling this Labor Day weekend? I’ve got some compelling reasons why it’s a great idea – besides the obvious one that we all love burgers on the grill!  Bear with me while I throw some statistics at you.   According to the Food Industry Association, families who eat at...

How to Be a Proactive Dad [Podcast Ep. 94 feat. Danny Huerta]
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How to Be a Proactive Dad [Podcast Ep. 94 feat. Danny Huerta]

We need playbooks and tips on how to engage God’s Word well with our kids. This week Dr. Danny Huerta offers plenty of resources so parents can be proactive in discipling their children to develop a biblical worldview they will hold onto.   Dr. Huerta is the Vice President of Parenting and Youth at Focus on...

Back to School – How Dads Make the Difference
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Back to School – How Dads Make the Difference

Within the next couple of weeks, most kids in the area will be headed back to school. Whether you choose public, private, or homeschool for your family is not the determining factor in their success. Dad, you make a defining difference in your kids’ life and education no matter which path your family is on....

Turn the Tables on Father’s Day
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Turn the Tables on Father’s Day

“In the Bible, the blessing was everything.”   Dr. Tony Evans discusses this blessing in Show Me the Father, the powerful Kendrick Brothers movie released in 2021.  We hear a lot about “blessings” in society today, but have you thought much about THE Blessing? Dr. Evans goes on to explain, “That blessing was the covenantal transfer...

Equipping Your Sons to Value God’s Idea of Sexuality
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Equipping Your Sons to Value God’s Idea of Sexuality

We’ve recently heard questions from high school guys relating to sexual integrity. We’ve also heard from dads about how to begin preparing their young sons for what they will face regarding purity. If we are getting these questions from high schoolers, we know the work these young dads are doing to prepare their boys is...

3 Reasons to Teach Your Kids Theology Now
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3 Reasons to Teach Your Kids Theology Now

Kids Need Theology Too  When it comes to theology, start ’em young. If you’ve ever wondered how to explain the Trinity to your kids – or anyone, for that matter – you are not alone. But I have to remind myself not to fall into the trap of thinking they’re too young to get started...

The “And Then Some” Mentality
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The “And Then Some” Mentality

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.” Colossians 3:23-24  Working heartily and not half-hearted is what God wants from us – not just at work but in all the work we do. It’s a principle that can be challenging...