Author: Brian Haynes

I serve Jesus for the restoration of people, families, and churches. I am a student of the Bible and a sojourner of ancient paths. I am a disciple-maker, a preacher, and a writer. I love all people. I am honored to call Angela my wife, Hailey, Madelyn, and Eden my daughters, and Houston, Texas my home. I am on a kingdom assignment as the lead pastor at Bay Area Church.

Parenting Concern #3: We allow social media & gaming too early and in excess

I think social media and gaming too early and in excess is leading to increased levels of  depression, anxiety, and addiction among teenagers. It is a correlation that is difficult to prove, but I am not the only person, and I am certainly least among experts, who believe this is true. A December 22, 2018 CNBC report titled, “Facebook, Snapchat,…

Parenting Concern #2: We Pursue Talent Development Over Faith Development

As parents we naturally want the best for our children. When we find something they enjoy or discover a measure of talent we want to invest. I think that’s kind of normal. When it comes to prioritizing time and money we generally pursue talent development over faith development and this could come with real consequence. According to a 2017 article…