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Calvin Payne

The Characters of Easter – Dan Darling

By Christian Living, Family Discipleship, Parenting: Childhood, Parenting: Early Years, Parenting: Teens and Beyond, Podcast
On this episode of The Disciple-Making Parent, we engage in a compelling conversation with Dan Darling about his book, "The Characters of Easter". We explore the surprising insights into the lives of Peter, John, Judas, Pilate, and other figures from the Easter story. We discuss how these real people with complex emotions and decisions bring depth to the biblical narrative. We also touch on the challenges and rewards of parenting, and how the sacrifices made by the parents of James and John provide a powerful example for modern families. Join us as we reflect on the transformative power of Easter...
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How Do I See My Blind Spots?

By Christian Living, Family Discipleship
What is Wrong with My Thinking? How precious to me are your thoughts, O God. How vast is the sum of them! (Psalm 139:17). As Christians, many of our prayers are requests of the Lord. We see something that is not right and ask God to move. There is nothing wrong with praying this way. We are commanded to pray, “Thy Kingdom come. Thy Will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” But if we only pray this way, then our prayers and spiritual lives will become warped over time. We will become like the man who sees...
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