The Village Blog

Update 11/26/09

Author: The Village ChurchCategory: Health Updates

Matt Chandler suffered a seizure Thursday morning while at home, was taken to a nearby hospital and is now at home resting with his family. Matt hit his head when he suffered the seizure and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. Doctors ran several tests on Matt and will continue to run tests in the coming days. We will keep you posted.

Teenagers - Burden or Blessing?

Author: Matt McCauleyCategory: Parenting

Series: I am going to spend the next few weeks blogging my thoughts about Paul David Tripp's book Age of Opportunity. I want to encourage all parents and youth workers to read this book and glean from Tripp as he lays out a biblical guide to parenting teens.

Money, Money, Money

Author: Kourtney NanceCategory: Parenting

One of my very first memories of church when I was a kid has to do with money. Every Sunday morning my family drove to church together. When we arrived to church we went to the exact same seats on the second row. We would sit down and my dad would hand my sister and me one quarter each.

On Earth as it is in Heaven

Author: Peter ScottCategory: Parenting

Intrinsically, isn't that the cry of our hearts as we pursue the youth that God has sovereignly placed in our lives for the purpose of God glorifying Himself in this work reconciliation. "Your Kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven." - Matthew 6:10

Circumstantial Comparison

Author: Josh PattersonCategory: General

My daughter loves to compete. As I type this, she is playing duck-duck-goose in the backyard with a friend and Natalie. Lily is at the stage of her life when she hasn't learned the social graces of tact regarding her competition. She will publicly say things like, "I am taller than him; I am older; I am bigger; I can run faster."

Book Review: Worldliness

Author: Geoff Ashley

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him For all that is in the world "the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride in possessions "is not from the Father but is from the world. And the world is passing away along with its desires, but whoever does the will of God abides forever. 1 John 2:15-17

The Demonic Denial of Doctrine and Delight

Author: Geoff AshleyCategory: Theology

Why would a demon care what we eat? I would think that the rulers, authorities, and cosmic powers over this present darkness (Ephesians 6:12) would have much larger tactics than tainting our tastes. Yet the Scriptures would lead us to conclude that the demonic realm indeed has intentions for our consumption as Paul writes to Timothy that the restriction of marriage and foods is related to ...

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