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Random Acts of Love

06.02.14 | Terese Main | Comments[19]

Every day is a good day to show the love of Jesus to the world around you. It's not just what we say, but what we do, that shows them how much God loves them.

Schools Out, Summer is Here

07.03.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[1]

               Another school year has ended, students are free for the summer, teachers and other school staff are on vacation and school is closed until September. These are the ...

A Call To Action-The Supreme Court Rules

06.30.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[22]

6/29/12 - READ THE LATEST ON THE IMPACT OF THE SUPREME COURT RULING AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE One of the important responsibilities Family Life has been entrusted with through the years is to inform the community of faith on issues that are of ...

Father's Day

06.22.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[4]

               Father's Day was on June 15th in 1980.  CNN had been launched just two weeks before.  Mt. St. Helen’s had exploded less than a month earlier in ...

The Kindness Of A Stranger

06.02.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[16]

Last fall I wrote a blog about the story behind the song, “It’s A Wonderful World”. http://www.fln.org/media-blog/what-a-wonderful-world/  Not long after the piece was published I received a note from a reader who shared an ...

Maybe It's Just Me...

05.15.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[8]

I’m sure many of you do not remember a British TV series in the late ‘60s called ‘The Prisoner’.  It centered on a British former secret service agent who is held captive in a mysterious coastal village resort.  ...

National Day of Prayer

04.27.12 | Terese Main | Comments[12]

Join with Family Life for the National Day of Prayer, Thursday, May 3rd. We encourage you to leave specific requests here, so we can all be praying for the concerns in our area. Feel free to lift up your schools, government, community, and of ...

Remembering Charles Colson

04.22.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[2]

Many of you are probably familiar with his story; a former Marine captain, successful lawyer and political strategist.

Are You Ready To Vote?

04.12.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[0]

Are You Ready To Vote?             In all suburban districts throughout New York State the school budgets have been finalized, the school board candidates’ petitions have been filed but ...

It's Still The Cross

03.27.12 | Cecil Van Houten | Comments[10]

I haven’t posted a new blog in several weeks.  Early in February we began following the controversy over the Obama administration’s health care mandate and the response by Christians to this threat to religious liberty.  It ...

Good, Bad and Ugly

02.23.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[2]

            These are the most descriptive words in my opinion to describe the recent agreement among Governor Cuomo, the Commissioner of Education and the President of New York State United ...

"Don't Make my Church Homeless"

02.16.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[2]

            This was the sign carried by some church goers in New York City after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld as “constitutional” a Standard Operating ...

The Grades Are In

02.09.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[1]

When parents in a local school district are asked to grade the school their children attend the grade averages B+ to A. This seems to indicate a great deal of satisfaction with the performance of their child’s school and the impact the school ...

New York Education Budget Quagmire

02.02.12 | Ralph Kerr | Comments[0]

Two weeks ago New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 2012-2013 State Budget. The portion of the budget related to education will have significant impact on the education enterprise in the State.     ...

What Makes a Father Courageous

01.23.12 | Family Life | Comments[15]

In the movie "Courageous," we see dads who realize their role in the home is greater than they've been living up to.  They step up, and step out for God.  Listen to Family Life all this week to win "Courageous" on DVD, along with a movie ...