Christian Discipline

Should Discipline Involve Hitting?

The number of Christians who discipline their children using humiliation, domination, and violence is alarming! There have even been three instances over the past few years where children have been murdered by their Christian parents all in the name of (so-called) Biblical discipline. Yes, there are several verses in Proverbs that mention the use a […]

Peaceful, Non-Violent Positive Discipline

At “Faith, Hope, and Love” we believe in peaceful, non-violent, positive discipline methods. Tragically, though many children are being disciplined to death, all in the name of Jesus. The number of Christians who discipline their children using humiliation, domination, and violence is alarming! There have even been three instances over the past few years where […]

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God Isn’t Answering My Prayers and Moving Mountains

These are the tortured thoughts of a heartbroken and weary mom of a special needs daughter who doesn’t understand why God isn’t answering my prayers and moving mountains for her! I’ve read my Bible from cover to cover and then some, so I know I am supposed to pray and that faith is supposed to move […]

Thankful Thursday 9/19/13

Today I’m thankful that despite needing to be forced to take a shower, despite her pushing me across the room into the dresser with her feet, and despite repeatedly smacking Malcolm, Bethany behaved like an angel at her neurology appointment. Even the doctor noticed and commented on that fact! The only disappointment about this trip […]

I’m Having Trouble Understanding How My Daughter’s Disabilities Glorify God

*Warning: This post is not pleasant.  It’s a bit sarcastic too. Some might even consider it sacrilegious and irreverent.* John 9:2-3- As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents […]