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Happy Father’s Day

Several years ago, I had a bad experience with a dry cleaner. They messed up my shirts three separate times and left spots from cleaning fluid all over them. I was angry about it, so I huffed back into that dry cleaners with that third handful of messed shirts. I let that girl behind the counter know what I thought in no uncertain terms.

When I’d had my say, she politely said, “Yes, Sir. We’ll take care of this. By the way, Pastor Hammond, I enjoyed your sermon last Sunday.”

I wanted to crawl into a dark corner. It was awful. It was as though God rapped me on the head and said, “You have to watch that, Bud.”

That story provides a great reminder this Father’s Day that parents who want to train their children in the Word have to model the values they want their kids to live. Read More…