Entries by MattWendal

Conquer Your Fears

Today, many frightening events are happening in our world that can tempt us to feel overwhelmed with fear and worry. Amid this environment, we find that in the entertainment industry apocalyptic stories are incredibly popular. Millions of dollars are made on books and movies with “end of the world” themes – everything from alien invasions […]

Help for Parents

Help for Parents Parenting Classes – Every Wednesday 7;15pm Technology is a two-edged sword for parents.  Smart phones and tablets bring the information of the world to the finger tips of our children.  But we are all very aware of the dark side of the internet.  WebMD lists the top Four Dangers of the Internet […]

Beyond Repair

I grew up in a home where both of my parents professed their belief that Jesus Christ is their personal savior. From the time I was a young child, I attended an Episcopal church with my parents every Sunday. I was always told that I was a “good kid.” I didn’t get into the kind […]

The Power of the Tongue

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Proverbs 18:21. A Tale of Two Frogs The story goes that several frogs were hopping contentedly through the woods, going about their froggy business, when two of them fell into a deep pit. All the […]

Historic Iranian Nuclear Agreement

World powers have reached a deal with Iran. This agreement puts limits on Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions. Iranian President Rouhani said that the agreement has opened a new chapter in Iran’s relations with the world. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says this agreement is a stunning historic […]

Restoring Love in the Blended Family

Many issues arise that are unique and exclusive to blended families. These distinctive challenges usually add extra stress to family relationships and often result in many different kinds of heartaches—outbursts of anger, resentment, jealousy, and parents charged with being unfair, too strict, or uncaring.  What Are the Facts and Statistics about Blended Families? 1,300 stepfamilies […]

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Easter, also known as Resurrection Day, is the event on which the entire Christian faith hinges. Paul, once a Jewish zealot hostile to Christians, became a believer when he met Jesus on the Road to Damascus (Acts 9). The Apostle Paul made it abundantly clear that without the resurrection, there is no basis for faith […]