Teddy James Jr.

Being Consumed By What You Consume

Here is the foundation for AFA's initiative against the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" and why such efforts matter.
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Signs of an Impure Heart

If only the pure in heart see God, it is incumbent on us to recognize an impure heart.
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You Can, and Should, Do Family Worship

What excuse do you use for not doing family worship?
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Stop Keeping up with Christmas (and Enjoy It)

Do you try to make Christmas so magical that you stop enjoying it?
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The Most Dangerous Place for the Bible

What message do you present to the world about the Bible?
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The Respectable Sin of Gluttony

If God takes gluttony seriously, why don’t we? Why aren’t we bothered by it? When was the last time we prayed for God to show us if we were guilty of this sin? Part of the reason is that we don’t understand what gluttony is or why God is bothered by it.
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The False Dichotomy of Secular and Sacred

For the Christian, faith is a constant and cannot be successfully compartmentalized in life.
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The Roots of America's Issues

On the surface, America has issues with race, valuing life, hatred, distrust of authority, idolatry, and love. At the root, the church in America has a problem with failing to repent.
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What I Learned About Church from CrossFit

I expected to be ashamed by my lack of strength while being surrounded by ripped bros high-fiving each other after lifting small vehicles. I was wrong about my shame and the bros. And through learning how wrong I was, I also learned some valuable truths applicable to the church.
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Get to Work

The 2016 election is over, but the work is not done. As Christians, it's time - now more than ever - to carry out our God-given responsibilities.
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My Christian Bipolarism

Christians aren't perfect. Sometimes they have "mountain-top" experiences and lives marked by the joy of the Lord, and other times they seem to be trudging through dark valleys. But God's character never changes, and He is always near to His children.
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Little Man, Big Question

I am dedicating my life to intentionally helping you grow into manhood. But know that even without realizing it, you are teaching me to be a better man, something you began the day you were born.
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You Really Can Learn Something from the Internet

There is much on the internet to help you in your Christian walk that can be beneficial if you know where to look.
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Why I don’t tell my daughter monsters aren’t real

I do not dissuade the belief in monsters because I want them to understand that no matter what ugly, terrible, hairy creature they are facing, they have a loving father who will fight anything to keep them safe.
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A Father's Christmas Wish List

Children have wonderful and imaginative Christmas lists for Santa. But fathers have a different list addressed to a different person.
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The Blasphemy of Soccer

Soccer is renowned across the world, but not allowing people to use the God-given use of their arms and hands is blasphemous. Except that there is quite a bit to learn about God, especially while teaching a three-year-old.
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Anatomy of a Family Devotion

Every Christian father wants to spiritually lead his family well. We all have that desire in our hearts. But when we start looking at the enormity of what we are trying to do it can feel overwhelming.
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One Word

If your children had only one word to describe you, what would it be? What word are you fighting to earn in their eyes?
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Investing in Tomorrow...Now

Faith isn't transferred by right or privilege but through personally sharing the stories of God's mighty works.
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Would God Make a Good General?

Because God is unchanging, we know that God may call us to a fight that will end in our death. That makes us uncomfortable for several reasons, the two biggest being that we don’t like the idea of dying and we see ourselves as too important to be a sacrifice.
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Tools for your walk

I am writing this to you because I am a man who has found a great resource and want to share it with you.
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Superpower Glasses

Seeing with clarity begins with salvation.
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What I Learned from Boycotting My Phone

What can happen in the household when the phone is put aside.
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Could your child become a slave?

While the stats are terrifying, there is one very practical piece of advice for fathers to help keep daughters and sons safe from being manipulated into being trafficked: Love your children well.