What is Marriage?

After many years of teaching, preaching, and counseling on God's purpose and plan for marriage, I have a lot to say on the subject. Often I summarize it all into this sentence...   Marriage is ... a holy covenant ...initiated by God ...conditioned on an...

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This Little Boy’s Dad

I may never be as clever as my neighbor down the street, I may never be as wealthy as some other men that I'll meet, I may never have the fame that other men have had, But I've got to be successful as this little boy's Dad!   There are certain dreams I cherish,...

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Grab and Release

Col 3:21 Fathers, do not provoke your children, lest they become discouraged. Everything I ever needed to know about parenting I learned when I took the training wheels off Leah’s bike. At four years old she begged me to release her from the enslavement of those extra...

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Choosing Hell

2Peter 3:9  The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance. God is not willing than any should perish. How could a loving God send a person to...

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Out of this World Love

1John 4:9-11  In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.  In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins....

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Griffith Family Cell Phone User Agreement

I have entrusted my two oldest children with cell phones. This was not without much contemplation about the dangers and excesses of cell phone use. In order to help them navigate those dangers, I created the Griffith Family Cell Phone User Agreement. If Verizon...

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The Last Rhymeless Poem

While digging through boxes in storage looking for Christmas lights I came across one of my most valued treasures. It is a poem I wrote in 1985 as a 17-year-old senior in High School. I remember my creative writing teacher giving my class the assignment of writing an...

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Why Don’t You Grow Up?

One of these days you'll shout, "Why don't you kids grow up and act your age?" And they will. Or you'll say, "Kids get outside and find something to do, and don't slam the door!" And they won't. You'll straighten the boy's bedroom neat and tidy -- bumper stickers...

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About Trent Griffith

Trent Griffith serves as the Senior Pastor of Gospel City Church in Granger, Indiana and is an experienced conference speaker.

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