Tag Archives: dad

David Stokes talks about a new connection at church

Questions about Parenting & The Bible

In a little over a week, 4RC will be sponsoring our first “What Christians Should Believe” get together with a focused topic on Biblical Parenting. We need your questions.  This Q&A style event will feature several of the church’s leaders and parents responding to questions asked by you.  So ask questions.  Then show up at […]

5 Things Every Dad Must Do For His Daughter

Let’s face it Dad, YOU are the most important male role model your daughter will ever have. Every other male in her life will be measured by the yardstick you create. As a father of two daughters myself, I know this can be a scary proposition. So it’s up to us to make sure we are being […]

Daddy Day

He must manage his own family well, having children who respect and obey him. For if a man cannot manage his own household, how can he take care of God’s church? (1 Timothy 3:4, 5 NLT) I want more than anything to be a good father. It matters so much in so many ways… Today […]

Im so happy right now…

I’m as happy as I ever remember being. Thanks to everyone who helped me find my joy again. It feels like the last few years have been one improvement in life after another, overall. The occasional tough time may have been blended in… but life as a whole is beautiful. And tonight is a happy […]

Well, this is new… Brad the sports writer.

This is new. Yesterday was my birthday. And I think that maybe God gave me a pretty cool gift. As some of you know, I’m a fairly avid fan of MMA… mixed martial arts. And I know that doesn’t make sense to everyone… a pastor who likes MMA? But I love the discipline and focus […]

Vacation, Cell Phones & Family

On Monday, Stephanie, her mother Leah,  and I left the Western Kentucky area and drove south with our boys Bradon and Jackson.  Although the overall goal was to vacate & vacation, we had several sub-goals as well.  Recently life has been fast and furious if you know what I mean.  We have had fewer hours […]