Eric Speir

Thrive In Your Faith and Family

Learn 4 Easy Steps To Have A Daily Devotional Time

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Download my free step-by-step devotional guide that teaches you 4 proven steps to have a more impactful devotional life, make the Bible more practical and do it in less time with your busy schedule.

Please Take My 2015 Reader Survey

I want to make my blog better and more relevant to your needs and interests. To do that, I need to know more about YOU. As a result I have created my 2015 Reader Survey. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out the survey? By doing so, you will ultimately be helping […]

10 Horrible Parenting Tips

Have you ever been given horrible advice? I think we all have on an occasion or two. It usually comes from people that have no idea what they’re talking about or from someone you didn’t want it from. I’m always looking for good parenting tips and resources to be a better parent. While thinking about […]

One Thing Sons Need From Their Fathers

This week I had the opportunity to write a guest post for FivestarMan. It was founded by Neil Kennedy and it is a ministry dedicated to help resurrect authentic manhood. He has a lot of great articles over there to help “inspire, instruct, and empower men to live the authentic and passionate life that God […]

One Important Lesson Most Parents Overlook

Children pay more attention than what we think they do. Even when we don’t think they’re hearing what we’re saying, they’re getting what we aren’t saying. The other day my son reminded me of this. He showed me that life lessons for children are often easier caught than taught.

What You Consume Matters

A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in his heart, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart. For the mouth speaks what the heart is full of. Luke 6:45

The Enemy’s #1 Trick For Destroying Your Destiny (It’s not what you think!)

I believe God has a plan and a purpose for all of our lives. I also believe the devil is looking for ways to stop this plan. It’s been this way since the beginning of time. In the Garden of Eden God had a plan for Adam and Eve. The devil also had a plan. […]

Get A Copy Of My New Book

Well, it’s been a big weekend. My first ebook, Stubborn Faith, released this past Saturday, and I couldn’t be more excited. This is a book about a topic I’ve struggled with for years: How do you have a consistent devotional life? What I learned in the process of trying to answer that question changed my life […]

One Reason Your Prayers Might Be Ignored

The Lord ignores some people’s prayers. Don’t believe me? I didn’t make this up. Here, read it for yourself and let it sink in for a minute. If anyone turns a deaf ear to the law, even his prayers are detestable. Proverbs 28:9 I’ll break it down into today’s terms for you: If we ignore […]

4 Words Most Children Are Starving To Hear From Their Parents

I’ve worked with college students for the past seven years and I can tell you one thing has not changed regarding the needs of students. Students still need affirmation from their parents. At the beginning of the school year we would take the students on a retreat. During the retreat we would cover a variety […]

What Do You Do When You Feel Like God Has Abandoned You?

Have you ever felt like God had abandoned you or ignored your cries for help? If so, it just means you’re human. You are not the first person to have felt this way. There have been countless other people who have felt this way before. Even people of great faith have expressed this. It seems […]