Gaining Understanding & Wisdom (Part 1)

by Mark Gregston

Proverbs 3:21-26 says “My son, do not let wisdom and understanding out of your sight, preserve sound judgment and discretion. They will be life for you and an ornament to grace your neck. Then you will go on your way safely and your foot will not stumble when you lie down, you will not be afraid when you lie down. Sleep will be sweet. Have no fear of sudden disaster of ruin that overtakes the wicked for the Lord will be at your side and keep your foot from being snared.” 

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What Motivates your Child’s Behavior (Part 3)

by Mark Gregston

People ask me all the time, when does loss really happen? Let me tell you… It happens when a child realizes it. I never knew that I had skinny legs until somebody called me chicken legs. I never knew my nose was big until a comment was made during my seventh-grade year. I hardly knew that I spent years not being able to read a Blackboard until I put on a pair of glasses when I was about 14. I also never thought I had any losses from my dad until I had my own son and began to wonder why my dad never spent any time with me. My wife, Jan, never realized that her normal really was not normal until somebody told her that it wasn’t. It comes up at different times.  

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What Motivates your Child’s Behavior (Part 1)

what motivates your child's behavior

by Mark Gregston

Jan, my wife and I, have been married a number of years. We started dating in the ninth grade. I tell people all the time that it was after we went to a Christian concert, following our ninth-grade year where we got together. The concert was Led Zeppelin. 

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