Contributed on May 8, 2011
Love is more an action than an emotion.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Love 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Rev. Brian Bill 5/8/11 How many of you need to make an “I’m sorry” phone call to your mom today? I’ll be picking up the phone this afternoon. Moms teach us so many things. • My mother taught me ...read more
Contributed on May 15, 2011
Families that forgive know how to live. If you're going to grow, you must let it go.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Forgiveness Ephesians 4:26-32 Rev. Brian Bill 5/15/11 “It’s not often that forgiveness becomes the topic of a national conversation.” This sentence comes from a book called, “Amish Grace,” which recounts the true story of the ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2011
True families tell the truth in love.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Truth Ephesians 4:15 Rev. Brian Bill 5/22/11 I heard about a guy who sees a sign in front of a house: “Talking Dog for Sale.” He rings the bell and the owner tells him the dog is in the backyard. The guy goes to the back and starts asking questions ...read more
Contributed on May 29, 2011
Fruitful families develop the holy habit of church involvement.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Church Hebrews 10:23-25 Rev. Brian Bill 5/29/11 I confess that I feel really sad most Sunday mornings. You would think it would be just the opposite because I look forward to worshipping with God’s incredible people at PBC. I love having the opportunity ...read more
Contributed on Jun 5, 2011
When we lose that which has always been so important to us, we end up finding that which we've been searching for all along.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Commitment Matthew 10:37-39; Malachi 4:6 Rev. Brian Bill 6/5/11 Did you know that it’s costly to have kids? According to a report from the USDA called “Expenditures on Children by Families,” it will cost a middle-class family over $200,000 to ...read more
Contributed on Jun 12, 2011
Families that serve together are strong together.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Serving Nehemiah 4:13; Matthew 20:16-28 Rev. Brian Bill 6/12/11 A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin, 5, and Ryan, 3. The boys began to argue over who would get the first one. Not wanting to miss a teachable moment, the mom said: “If Jesus ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2011
It's always proper to honor your parents.
8 Words to Change Your Family: Honor Ephesians 6:2 Rev. Brian Bill 6/19/11 That video reminds me of a quote attributed to Mark Twain: “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was ...read more