Sinners in the hands of a LOVING God

Sinners in the hands of a LOVING God

On July 8, 1741 Jonathan Edwards wrote and delivered a sermon that was entitled ‘Sinners in the hands of an ANGRY God.’  It was part of what many have come to call the Great Awakening.  The sermon focused on the wrath of God and was a well-intentioned effort to prompt people to enter the Kingdom of God by emphasizing God’s anger at sin, but according to Brian Zahnd—this effort to emphasize God’s anger with sin became God’s anger with the sinner.

How screens are shaping teen sleep—and what you can do about it

How screens are shaping teen sleep—and what you can do about it

In some ways, grappling with teenagers over bedtime has been a perennial rite of passage for parents. It’s developmentally appropriate, after all. Teenagers’ sleep rhythms shift around mid-adolescence and their bodies prefer staying up late and sleeping far into the day. While this adjustment is natural, it presents problems in many households because school still starts early and sleep-deprived teenagers are, well, hard to deal with in the morning.