"God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble." - James 4:6

A Full Quiver

by Nathan Rambeck on

When we meet for church on Sundays, our family is usually one of the smallest in number, so it sometimes takes me aback when someone responds with utter incredulity when I tell them we have 5 kids.

People must think they are being novel when they make statements like "don't you know what causes that?" or "I'm glad they're not mine." (By the way, the kids are glad they're not yours as well!) It really is a wonder to many why we would have more than the accepted American standard of 2.1 children.

So what's the deal with all the kids?

October Baby

by Nathan Rambeck on

I just came home from watching the newly released film, October Baby, which tells the story of a young woman who finds out she is the survivor of a failed abortion. The story was gripping and poignant.

Raising daughters to be help meets

by Nathan Rambeck on

This weekend, we celebrated with several families, the high school graduation of their homeschool students. During the graduation ceremony that we attended, which included 36 home-schooled students, I was reminded how few there are, even among homeschooling Christian families, who share the same vision we do for our daughters.

You Are God’s Righteousness

by Nathan Rambeck on

Have you humbled yourself before God, turned to him and trusted in the blood of Jesus to cleanse you from sin and guilt? If you have, then the Bible says that you are God’s righteousness.

For He made Him who knew no sin to be sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. 2 Corinthians 5:21

6 Reasons to Shack Up With Your Girlfriend

by Nathan Rambeck on

  1. If you get married there is too much paperwork required when you want to toss her out like yesterday's leftovers.
  2. If you get married she might get the impression that you are actually going to provide for her and she might not put up her half of the rent.
  3. If you get married, she's gonna want to start having babies and that is really gonna interfere with your Friday night drinking binges.
  4. You need to try her out for a few years before you make any real commitments.