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We really enjoyed this DVD and would recommend it for any father who has sons. As fathers it’s are duty to train our sons to have a Biblical worldview, working for the glory of God, and having a clear focus on eternal things (not playing games or other worldly things that perish). This video has some great ideas on how to accomplish those goals. Click the picture below and take the “Manhood Challenge”!!
This is volume 2 in the “End Series” by Tim Lahaye and Craig Parshall (Janet’s Husband). Picking up from the first volume “Edge of Apocalypse” Col Joshua Jordan and the round table face new challenges including the use of the RTS (Return to Sender) technology in airliners to thwart terrorist ground to air missile strikes, and protecting the American people from nuclear threats (so called suitcase bombs inside the US) while the US Gov’t does little to nothing. The best part of the book for me was the invasion of Israel and the results (can’t give out to much info , other than read the book of Ezekiel especially chapters 38 and 39). Another great novel (five stars) from Tim Lahaye (kept me interested the whole time reading it – and that’s hard to do).
Listen to the interview with the authors from Janet Parshall’s radio show “In the Marketplace” > http://www.moodyradio.org/brd_ProgramDetail.aspx?id=72964
The Patriot’s Code States (From our Patriots Club):
An American Patriot is Hard Working!
The Peterson family has recently adapted a point system for our children that might be helpful for other families. We have been using it for a couple months now and can see a real change in the boys attitude towards work. It is based on an idea found in the book “America’s Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money” and has been modified to fit our family. It may cost us a little more money now as parents but the lessons they learn about the value of money and hard work will last your children a lifetime. See our point cards below for ideas. Remember the key is consistency (always the hardest part ).
No Work = No Pay!
They also have a few chores that is part of helping the family house hold and is free (folding their own clothes, helping with dinner, etc).
One of the problems I often see is that today’s children are just so saturated with entertainment (video games, tv, sports, etc) that when comforted with the real world of work they are lost and only work so the can buy stuff, so they can be entertained some more. This is not a healthy nor biblical approach to why we work and needs addressing.
Each week we separate out their pay into different envelopes including tithing, giving, saving, and spending. Because we did this, they were able to give to Samaritans Purse (japan’s earthquake fund) with their giving fund, they have been saving for a future car with their saving fund, and they have been able to buy their own tools with their spending fund.
The absolutely best resource on the importance of hard working is the book “Created for Work” by Bob Schultz. It is full of wisdom that I wish I had when I was younger (would have saved me a lot of hardship). It is a must read for all young patriots!
I’m a big fan of General William Boykin and could not wait to read this book. I was not disappointed! The book goes into the world of special forces operations and also the under world operations of the CIA. It makes the reader think about the tough questions like: Is it morally alright to lie, if it saves lives? Is it morally alright to take an innocent life if it saves thousands. It was hard to put the book down. If you like military novels, you won’t be disappointed in this book. I hope they make a movie out of it !
“Veteran Counter-terror warrior Jerry Boykin brings into focus the critical and core questions underlying U.S. intelligence operations: Can honorable men do dishonorable things in the interests of national security and still maintain their honor? Such questions will burn in the reader’s mind long after finishing this remarkable book.” – Samuel Wilson LTG (RET.)
We just recently rented the DVD “The Eric Liddell Story” from Torchlighters. This is our second Torchlighters DVD with “The Jim Elliot Story” being are first. They are great DVD’s telling the true stories of some great Christian Heroes. The animation is a little lacking compared to Angel Wars, but not that bad. The stories will inspire and teach honor and courage to your children. So far great series, we can’t wait for the next one!
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Grandma recently picked up the new Angel War DVD (The Messengers) for the boys and of course I had to watch it with them:). I must say that I really enjoyed it and think it was a great alternative to The Star Wars Clone War series. Each episode has a faith affirming story and has really good action scenes that kept the boys attention. It can be used as another reaffirming tool to instill courage, honesty, and responsibly into our children without them even knowing it. I highly recommend this series!
I loved reading through this book!! It is amazing to see how they have raised this big family without any debt through God’s amazing provisions. It inspired me and encouraged me in my discipline and discipleship of our five children. What a beautiful family and a wonderful inspiration.