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Leave Footprints of Kindness Wherever You Go
We often - and incorrectly - see kindness as weakness. Kindness is a choice to show grace and unmerited favor, like God’s goodness to us when we don’t deserve it. When we show this same kindness to those around us, we really can change the world. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways on how you can leave footprints of kindness wherever you go!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/18/2018

Fathers: Your Words Shape the Destiny of Your Children
Dads! Have you made the mistake of saying something to your kids that you later wished you hadn’t? As a father, your words have the power to influence your children. This week, Pastor Ed share a few practical ways your words shape your children's destiny!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/11/2018

Fathers: 3 Keys to Connect with Your Family Over the Holidays
Connecting with your family over the holidays can be difficult if you're not prepared. This week, Pastor Ed shares 3 keys to connecting with your family that will ensure a functional family get-together!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 07/03/2018

5 Secrets to Reaching a Child Who Won’t Talk
As parents, we want to connect with our kids. We would give anything to help them. But how do you handle it when your child starts distancing themselves from you and refuses to talk? Pastor Ed shares a few reasons why your child may not be talking, along with five secrets for reaching out to them.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/27/2018

5 Secrets to Being Heard by Your Dad
All of us long to be heard and understood by our fathers. We want him to hear us—our plans, our desires, our dreams—and to be proud of us. You can’t force your dad to hear you, but you can be sure that God does! Pastor Ed shares 5 secrets to being heard by your dad.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/20/2018

The Gift Your Dad Really Needs On Father’s Day
If you had a broken or absent dad, Father's Day can be a difficult time. Make this Father’s Day the first step towards a new future with both your earthly father AND your heavenly Father, and give your dad the gift that he really needs!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/13/2018

How to Connect with Your Dad on Father’s Day
Deep down, we all want a relationship with our dad; we long for the connection, guiding presence, and love from a real father. For those who weren’t raised with a present, loving father in their life, these emotions can often be conflicting and complicated. Pastor Ed shares some practical ways that you can reach out and engage your father.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 06/06/2018

MOMS: How to Reconnect With a Lost Child
Moms! Do you have a child who’s walked away from the Lord, or from your family? Have you watched your kids struggle because of the absence of a father in their life, or a dad who’s pushed them too hard? Pastor Ed gives some advice on what you can do to reconnect with a lost child!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/30/2018

MOMS: Words That Can Change Your Kids’ Lives
Moms, do you know how powerful your words are? Most of the moms that I know usually don’t feel like their words mean a whole lot. But that doesn’t mean that your words aren’t making a difference, or that your child isn’t listening. Your words have the power to change your kid’s future!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/23/2018

MOMS: Helping Your Kids Find Their Way
Moms, you have more power to influence your kids than you may realize! Whether your kids are currently struggling through a hard time, or beginning their journey into adulthood, there are specific things that you can do as their mom to help them find their way.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/16/2018

Forgiveness – The Key to Answered Prayers
Are there some people in your life that you need to extend forgiveness to? The Bible teaches that when we withhold forgiveness from others, we are actually hurting ourselves and hindering God from answering our prayers. Join Pastor Ed as he discusses how forgiveness is the key to answered prayers!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 05/02/2018

Is Unforgiveness Hurting Your Children?
Have you noticed your children shutting down emotionally, isolating, overreacting, or being short tempered? Have you watched them struggle with their friends, siblings, or even in how they’re interacting with you? Join Pastor Ed as he discusses the tools needed to help your kids walk through forgiveness!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/25/2018

Forgiveness: The Key to a Happy Family
If there is one skill that is essential to having a healthy, happy family, it is learning how to forgive. Forgiveness will determine the future of your relationships with your spouse and your kids. This week, join Pastor Ed as he explains how forgiveness is the true key to a happy family!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/11/2018

The Problem of Fatherlessness in America: It's Not Too Late
The issue of fatherlessness is nothing new in America. While the number of fatherless children today continues to grow at an alarming rate, the issue was present all the way back in the Old Testament of the bible. This week, join Pastor Ed as he offers his insight on the problem of fatherlessness!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 04/04/2018

How Should I Share My Faith With My Kids?
There is a big movement today in our western culture to let your kids decide who they are and what they believe. Many parents are afraid to teach their kids about God or faith out of societal pressures or feelings of inadequacy. This week, join Pastor Ed as he gives some practical examples of how you can share your faith with your kids!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 03/28/2018

How To Be a Great Dad – Even If You Didn’t Have One Yourself
Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a great dad? Maybe you grew up without a father in your story—or with an emotionally absent father—so you always wondered if you’d have what it takes to be a dad yourself. Join Pastor Ed as he tells you how you can be a great dad even if you didn't have one yourself!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 03/14/2018

Finding the Relationship You’ve Always Wanted
Building a lasting relationship can be difficult. It is made even more difficult when you do not have the presence of a father who knows how to love and bless you. Join Pastor Ed this week as he talks about how you can find the relationship you've always wanted!

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/28/2018

Using Words That Reach Our Children
In our current political climate, how do you prepare your kids for the crazy world of social media? It’s an important time to look to the Bible, to the Word of God, to really see the state of the world and also of ourselves.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/19/2018

Dealing with Loss by Leaning on God
“God has commissioned you to have a life of service, love, power and forgiveness.” Join Pastor Ed as he and Brian Holloway talk about how God can help us deal with the loss of a loved one.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/12/2018

The Importance of Fathers in Families
There is alarming issue in the world today: so many people are dismissing the role of fathers as unimportant. Join Pastor Ed as he and Brian Holloway discuss the difference fathers make for a family.

Written by Ed Tandy McGlasson, Published on 02/06/2018

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