Parenting is not about exercising power for change in your children. Parenting is about your humble faithfulness in being willing to participate in God’s work of change for the sake of your children. Parents, here’s what you need to understand: God has given you authority for the work of change, but has not granted you... Continue Reading →
"Your children need God’s law, but you cannot ask the law to do what only grace can accomplish."Paul D. Tripp I have had the opportunity of teaching the Bible to teenagers for over twenty years. Each time I get to the book of Exodus there are always questions about the law of God, and specifically... Continue Reading →
"God never calls you to a task without giving you what you need to do it. He never sends you without going with you."Paul D. Tripp We both grew up in what most would consider big families; Doug the youngest of four and I (Neely) the third of eight children. Needless to say, we were... Continue Reading →
"Nothing is more important in life than being one of God’s tools to form a human soul."Paul D. Tripp When we were growing up, the typical life pattern was this: (1) go to college (2) get married (3) start a career and (4) have children--in that order. It was just what you did. That pattern... Continue Reading →
21-22 Life+ Series: INTRODUCTION
Hilton Head Christian Academy's Life+ blog was created to equip today's Christian parents with practical tools, thought provoking content, and honest conversation. Its goal is to empower you to implement intentional Christian parenting in the midst of a culture that cultivates chaos and confusion almost every day. The multitude of questions and messages we face... Continue Reading →
A Paul and A Timothy
When I was a child, my father was a pediatric surgeon with his own private practice. I fondly remember countless afternoons spent at his office "helping" his nurses and office staff. Those early childhood experiences created a desire in me to become a nurse so I could help and heal people, too. As I got... Continue Reading →
PODCAST: Lies Parents Believe
Since our child attends a Christian school, we don't have to worry about . . . . . Today's Life+ continues the series: "Lies Parents Believe" and tackles a belief that many of us face at some point when our children attend a Christian school. Community Life Mentors Neely Langhals and Jason Suddeth sat down... Continue Reading →
Moving From Selfie to Selfless
You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.Eleanor Roosevelt We have become a selfie-driven society; we would rather take a picture of a moment than enjoy being in the moment. This constant need to post and repost has led to an incredibly self-absorbed state of... Continue Reading →
Behind the Curtain of Social Media
The Social Dilemma is a recently released documentary-style film that offers a variety of insights. Its core message is both powerful and relatable to anyone who uses technology on a daily basis. Continue reading......
I recently spent time with a group of students discussing the idea of identity and significance. We watched a video on this topic by Pastor Tim Keller.