David Reynolds

What Your Child Really Needs to Survive

The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame.” Proverbs 29″15 A few years ago, I suggested parents instill certain important beliefs in their children. Along with a strong belief in God and His love, I recommended parents also instill a strong belief in their ability to…

Single Parent: "Neither Do I Condemn You"

Jesus said unto her, Neither do I condemn thee: Go and sin no more. John 8:11 “How does your church feel about single parents?” This was the first question asked Brother Mark Lemke of Metro Ministries in Vancouver, B.C., by Lori who was the single parent of Bianca, her five-year old daughter and David, her…

Cords That Can Bind Your Children

“And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him: and a threefold cord is not quickly broken. ”Ecclesiastes 4:12 A cord of three strands … is not easily broken  I believe that the home, the church and the school should be united as partners in the training of a child. They should believe the…

Sarah, Are All The Children In?

“For the hurt of the daughter of my people am I hurt; … Is there no balm in Gilead; is there no physician there? why then is not the health of the daughter of my people recovered?”  Jeremiah 8:21,22. I remember my mother testifying in church; and exhorting the parents by asking this question, “Are…

The Home That Wisdom Built

“Wisdom hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars:” Proverbs 9:1, KJV. My God is a builder. The world was without form and void and then God created something beautiful. It was God who created families – and it was good. “Every house is builded by some man” (Hebrews 3:4). A building…

Teach Your Children To Worship In The House of God

And all Judah stood before the Lord, with their little ones, their wives, and their children. II Chronicles 20:13 Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. Psalm 34:11. Respect for God’s house does not just happen. You and I, as parents, have the responsibility to make sure…

Vote For Your Faith and Family

“Righteousness Exalteth a Nation…” The God of Israel said, the Rock of Israel spake to me, He that ruleth over men must be just, ruling in the fear of God. II Samuel 23:3 Those of us who claim to Christian must be ‘Christ-like’. We cannot be spiritual minded and secular at the same time. We cannot separate…

You Can Train Children To Behave

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right” (Ephesians 6:1 NIV). I have heard it said: “Discipline is the forms placed around the wet concrete of life.” So discipline must be put in place before the concrete sets up. Discipline is not doing something to a child; it is providing a structure…

Strong Man, Protect Your Home!

“No man can enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man…” Mark 3:27  The US Constitution gives every US citizen the right to own weapons in order to protect his home and family – when faced with a criminal breaking into his home. This right…

Spiritual Acid Rain

“Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are a good report; if there be any virtue, and if there any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. [Philippians 4:8} Acid rain comes from the compounds given off by cars and factories…

American Dream or American Nightmare?

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” – Declaration of Independence. Our country was founded with great zeal for the rights of all men to live life…

How Old Should My Baby Be Before I Return To Work?

“The aged women likewise, …that they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to love their children, to be be discreet, chast, keepers at home…” Titus 2:3-5 KJV Many mothers are asking the above question as though it is a settled fact that they belong back in the work force -just…