Adam Faughn

AdamFaughnOur August podcast encourages parents as they send their children back to school. Buying school supplies is just par for the course, but the most important “supplies” you can give your children cannot be purchased or put in a backpack. Using real school supplies as our examples, we share four traits to instill in your children as they head back to school. –

#1: A Ruler Reminds us to Measure Our Words

  • Ephesians 4:29, “Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouth, but

only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may

give grace to those who hear.”

  • Colossians 4:6, “Let your speech be always gracious, seasoned with

salt, so that you may know how you ought to answer each person.”

  • Proverbs 10:19, “When words are many, transgression is not lacking,

but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.”

#2: Glue Reminds us to Stick to the Word of God

  • Psalm 119:105, “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my


  • Scripture contains “all things that pertain to life and godliness”.

(2   Peter 1:3)

#3: Scissors Remind us to Cut Out Harmful Influences

Do we take that way?

#4: Paper and Pencil Remind us to Communicate with God

  • 2 Timothy 2:15 “study,” “rightly handle the Word of truth”.

Do I pray regularly?

Adam Faughn lives in Hermitage, TN and preaches for the Lebanon Road Church of Christ in Nashville, TN – This is  from  his blog “The Faughn Family of Four.”