Saturday, April 9, 2016

On Momma's Knee: Lessons in Honor of Momma by Dr. Justin Imel, Sr.

“Honoring our mothers is a way of life.”

by Justin Imel (Author)
Anna Jarvis, a West Virginia native, started Mother’s Day in 1908. She believed the nation needed a day to recognize the contribution of mothers to our lives. After all, Jarvis pointed out that your mother is “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world.”

For the Christian, however, honoring mothers does not only fall on the second Sunday in May. Honoring our mothers is a way of life. God commanded his people to honor their mothers in the Old Law. Jesus honored his parents, and he taught us to do the same.

On Momma’s Knee
by Dr. Justin Imel, Sr. explores the biblical view of motherhood and urges us all to honor our mothers.

About the Author
Dr. Justin Imel is married to the former Tammy McKinney; the Imels have two children, RJ and Wilson. Dr. Imel has served churches of Christ in Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia. He has taught at Appalachian Bible Institute, Ohio Valley University, and Heritage Christian University. 

Dr. Imel holds a Doctor of Ministry in Church Leadership and Church Growth from Amridge University in Montgomery, Alabama. The Imels make their home in Roanoke, Virginia, with their puppy, Bacon.

Dr. Imel loves Alabama football, Kentucky basketball, and Indy Car racing. He enjoys writing, Starbucks, coin collecting, and history. He and his family are members of the Lake Drive Church of Christ in Vinton, Virginia.

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