The Lessons My Dad Taught Me

Written by Stonebriar Community Church Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl   Both of my parents passed away this time last year. Having my first Mother’s Day and Father’s Day without them this year, I have understandably been thinking a lot about their legacy to me and my family. With Father’s Day upon us, I want […]

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The Challenge of Change

Written by Stonebriar Community Church Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl   Of the hundreds of cartoons I grew up watching as a kid, one of the strangest was Popeye the Sailor Man. It was quite weird, and I never really liked it very much. I did not DIS-like it enough to actually set down my […]

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Parenting Pathway Podcast Part 2-Raising Boys to be Christian Men

  In Part 2 of our Parenting Pathway Podcast: Raising Boys to be Christian Men,  Family Ministry Pastor Dave Carl continues his conversation with Associate Pastors Nathan Kocurek and David Ake about raising boys to be men in a culture where boys are seldom taught about manhood. Using John Eldredge’s book The Way of the Wild […]

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You’d Better Get Used to It

Written by guest author Jansen Bean, husband, father, and author of www.handymanhacks.net Being handy around the house sometimes involves things that go beyond the broken faucet or the leaking toilet. As a Christian husband and father, I sometimes have to do some heart repair, as well. For a DIY blog, this will be a little […]

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