A Word from Wayne

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The University of HOME

Parents have many fundamental responsibilities in nurturing their children. Food, clothing and shelter are three basic needs for every child. But then come certain provisions that may be seen by some as discretionary and possibly even considered nonessential. Parents...

His Business or Our Busyness?

Once I received a call from a local pastor asking if I could drop by to see him the next time I was in his area. A few days later, I called to make sure he was in and went to the the church that he pastors. As we sat in his office talking, he shared with me that...

“Having Different Gifts”

How would Christianity change if every born again believer in Jesus Christ knew beyond a shadow of a doubt what their spiritual gift was? ANSWER: Very little unless they chose to use their gifts and empower them with love. In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul is dealing with a...

Hope is not Just Another Four-Letter Word

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Having served at a Christian addiction recovery facility for many years, I have observed both hope and...

The Line in the Sand

John Henson wrote about a high school senior and valedictorian who was bragging that he could pick his college based upon his 1510 SAT score. He even went so far as to say that he could even get into Harvard if he chose to. This score may get the young man into an...

Do I Love Her?

A few years ago, I took a trip to the Smokey Mountains and a week later, I returned with a completed manuscript for a book. The title was A Word from Pop and it was written for my two grandchildren. The subtitle, what I want them to know before I go sums up the...

Seeking Answers

Many will say that you can find the answer to all questions in the Bible. My response to that statement is ... usually.    One might ask, "Who should I marry?"  But the question they should perhaps ask first is, “should I marry at all?” A primary cause...

Tender Little Flowers

Most parents would never think of themselves as being dysfunctional. They would also never imagine that they could be abusive to their children. But what does a dysfunctional family look like and how does a home become overtly dysfunctional? Dysfunctional families...

Failure to Communicate

Possibly the most memorable movie line for my generation concerning communication was made by a character actor named Strother Martin. Although Martin's name is not recognizable to most movie goers, he was a very successful and prolific actor appearing in hundreds of...

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