Life

Create Fun Family Experiences This Summer

Summer is here. At this point, you may already have your days fully planned out hour-by-hour to ensure that your children arrive in August bursting with joy and gratitude for the life-giving experiences you planned for them. Or…if you’re like most, you may have little or nothing planned and are hungry for some good ideas. […]

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Need Some Good News?

Since this publication is meant to be all about “good news,” I thought that I would share some timeless truths regarding good news with you today. Good News: God’s interest in you will always exceed your interest in Him. Even if your interest wanes, His attentiveness to you remains constant. God doesn’t just love you. […]

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Honoring Our Fathers

I can’t think of a better way to honor my father than to share his incredible and inspiring story. It’s a phenomenal story, really. My Dad, Bob Hoskins, has been tirelessly doing the Lord’s work for nearly 75 years — well beyond the age of retirement! As a seven-year-old boy, dad received a vision from […]

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The Magnitude of A Man

In the wake of the #MeToo Movement and the empowerment of women over the decades, it appears that the value and esteem of males are diminishing. Young women under 30 in 147 U.S. cities now out-earn our boys. Single young women are buying homes at the rate of two and a half times the rate […]

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Dads, The Heroes We Need Today

Father’s Day ought to be Hero’s Day. A day when the role we traditionally title as “dad” is celebrated so the next generation can see it for what it needs to be. It is time for each of us with children to enlist in the “I Want to Be A Dad Who’s A Hero” campaign. […]

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Honoring our Fathers

I can’t think of a better way to honor my father than to share his incredible and inspiring story. It’s a phenomenal story, really. My Dad, Bob Hoskins, has been tirelessly doing the Lord’s work for nearly 75 years — well beyond the age of retirement! As a seven-year-old boy, dad received a vision from […]

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2019 Graduates Prepared to Unleash Their Talents

As the class of 2019 walks across the stage to receive their diplomas and into the next season of their lives, administrators and staff have high hopes for what they see as some of the most naturally talented students they’ve seen. “When I think about the class of 2019, I see an amazing amount of […]

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Firewall Centers Celebrates Servant Leaders

Firewall Centers currently serves more than 400 students in eight public schools and provides them with the tutoring and mentoring they need in order to succeed in life. The students, their Firewall mentors, and community partners gathered at Firewall’s Servant Leader Celebration on May 14th to commemorate the students on their successes. The graduating High […]

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Songs of Sorrow

“O Lord, God of my salvation, I cry out to you by day. I come to you at night. Now hear my prayer; listen to my cry. For my life is full of troubles, and death draws near… My eyes are blinded by my tears. Each day I beg for your help, O Lord; I […]

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Faithful And Obedient

My daughter Ariel is away at college in New York, so I’d like to share what I have found to be unusual in a lovely way. When Ariel was like six or seven, her mom Joyce was, and still is, an avid and committed aerobics work out fanatic and all about health and like organic […]

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