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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Who’s Rewriting Your Story?

I once had a young father tell me his story of past drug abuse, failure, and disaster. As he told me of the near misses he had with police and car wrecks, etc., all he could see were failures, shame, and total rejection by God because he had been so reckless with his life. This […]

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Dad… You CAN Shape Your Teenage Son

I have theories. Lots of theories. Some have been proven wrong, like the theory that bell bottoms will never go out of style and the word “groovy” will be used by everyone forever. It’s such a good word . . . But I also have more substantial theories, the parts of which have been borrowed […]

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Dads Rock

I’ve been thinking lately about what’s required to be truly amazing. There is a lot of confusion about this. For example, someone who jumps from a tall rock into a lake is not as amazing as a guy who parachutes out of a plane. How can we effectively rate these men in a way that makes sense? […]

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