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A ministry of Dr. S.M. Davis that strengthens family relationships by helping families prevent or solve problems.
A ministry of Dr. S.M. Davis that strengthens family relationships by helping families prevent or solve problems.
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How to Help Rebellious Adopted or Stepchildren

Children want to give their hearts to their parents. But there is a frightening exception to that truth. Children who are not living with biological parents may feel a sense of “rootlessness” and confusion that hinders parents from being able to deal with their rebellion. Moses, Samuel, Esther, Daniel, Jesus, and Joseph were separated from their parents and raised by someone other than their biological parents.
The key thing for adoptive, step parents and their children to do is to properly ask the question, “Why did God let this happen in my life?” Once this question is asked and then answered from God’s point of view, negative situations can be viewed in a positive light.
This message may also be a help to pastors’ & missionaries’ children, as well as people who have experienced divorce, disease, death, etc.

This message answers the question, “Why God Lets Things Happen?”

Running time: 60 minutes
Understanding the Blessings & Hazards of Friendships

A man who had interviewed over 1700 juveniles in the criminal justice system said the #1 reason they were there was “wrong associations.” A good friend cares more for you than for himself; feeds you what you need to hear, not just what you want to hear; and leads you the right direction. A bad friend does the opposite of those things.

This message answers several key questions:

  1. “How do you find and keep good friends?”
  2. “How and why do people develop wrong friendships?”
  3. “How can you make sure you only develop right friendships?”
  4. “Can guys and girls be close friends?”

EVERY Christian family desperately needs the truths about friendships shared in this life changing message.

This DVD has a half an hour (additional questions and answers) of extra bonus material that is not available on the CD.

Running time: 60 minutes

How to Help Weak Children Become Strong

The Apostle Peter thought he was strong when he was actually weak. Wise parents must discern about their children and their children’s friends - who is strong, who is weak, who is backslidden, and who is lost. The strong may spend time with the others, but the weak can only be with others when someone strong is also present. Jesus had spent time with sinners with His disciples with Him. However, when Peter warmed by the fire of the enemy without a strong person present, his weakness became quickly evident. Two young people may be fine Christians, but if they are both weak, they will pull each other down. This message not only encourages the strong to support the weak, but also gives the secret to becoming strong. Also included are the 5 types of fools - Simple, Silly, Sporting, Scorning, and Committed.

Running time: 59 minutes

Accountability - Missing Ingredient for Spiritual Victory

The key reason many Christians are not able to live in Spiritual Victory is because they have never established accountability relationships in their lives. Accountability is having a friend close enough to you that they can exhort you, admonish you, warn you, encourage you and even provoke you! Because all Christians are going to have to give account for their lives at the Judgment Seat of Christ, accountability with others here helps us to be ready for our accountability there. In this message, Dr. Davis gives 3 reasons why it's easy to reject accountability. Also, this message not only emphasizes the vital importance of accountability, but explains how to establish such relationships.

Running time: 59 minutes
The Sin of Silence

Almost any time a child gets in trouble it happens because the parent did not know something going on in his child's life that he needed to know. A true witness is careful about things he should NOT say. A true witness is also careful to NOT KEEP SILENT when he needs to speak. A true witness knows that, to keep silent when truth needs to be spoken, may bring terrible destruction to the lives of people. True friends will not cover up for friends who do wrong. Truth that will free others from bondage must be told. The key truth expounded and explained in this message is:


Running time: 65 minutes

Understanding Loyalty in a Disloyal World

This message zeroes in on Joab, King David’s General, but also studies Abishai, Ittai, Saul, Jonathan, Ahithophel, Absalom, Asahel, Amasa, and Nathan the prophet.

The 12 principles seen in the lives of these key men are:

  1. Wisely and consciously choose those to whom you give your loyalty. 
  2. Give loyalty to people and positions, not just to personalities. 
  3. Loyalty to human leadership is really loyalty to God Himself. 
  4. Loyalty is needed to make YOU what you ought to be. 
  5. A loyal person seeks to understand both the words and the heart of his leader. 
  6. Loyalty is seen the clearest when the opportunity for disloyalty is the greatest.
  7. A person demonstrates where his loyalties lie by those to whom he passes praise. 
  8. Loyalty is destroyed by bitterness or becoming offended. 
  9. A loyal person will not “have his own agenda.”
  10. Followers who follow leader-followers must keep their loyalty first with the leader.
  11. Only the leader knows if the follower is truly loyal. 
  12. True loyalty is not fully known until the end of life.

Running time: 79 minutes

This title is also available for a special price in our DVD Youth Collection.

“I wanted to write and express our deepest thanks for making available to us the message on “Understanding Loyalty in a Disloyal World.” The message came at a very needful time in our family's lives. Especially it was beneficial for our son but we all have profited from it. Your ministry has been a real blessing down through the years, but especially this message has proven to be helpful to see loyalty from all aspects. Only eternity will reveal completely to you what benefit that sermon has been to us and I'm sure many, many others. I can testify that this message has helped keep the enemy from claiming victory in our sons life. I will continue to pray for you and your ministry as I know the enemy would love to destroy you and your influence on others.”
~ A grateful Pastor's wife

Folly: The Dead Fly That Spoils Your Life

This DVD does NOT yet have On-Screen Graphics. If you purchase it without the Graphics, you may have the one with Graphics for FREE (pay shipping only) whenever it is released with graphics.

Ecclesiastes 10:1 provides us with one of the most interesting and unusual warnings in all of the Bible: “Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.”

God’s people are to use wisdom to be like sweet smelling ointment that brings healing to people all around us who are experiencing great hurts in their lives. But only a little bit of folly or foolishness can be like a dead fly that causes that ointment to be both useless and repulsive.

What many people think are “little things” are often very big things.

This DVD, filled with stories, is a challenge to everyone, but especially to young people. That challenge is to not allow a “little folly” that will damage one’s testimony and either ruin their life or prevent them from being effective for God.

The Power of Secrets

Secrets have the potential to greatly bless your life. Secrets build relationships by binding hearts with those with whom you share your secrets. Especially should we share our secrets with God and allow God to share His secrets with us.

But secrets also have the power to bring you into bondage. Walls may be erected by secrets that are kept from mates or parents. Your most dangerous sin is probably your secret sin.

Because sin is a thought before it becomes an action, parents should daily ask children what secret temptations they are facing.

We are all naturally curious to find out secrets, but before you let someone tell you their secrets you need to first make sure you are the one to receive them.

Find here the answers to the following questions:

How can you find out God’s secrets?

How do children keeping secrets destroy godly parenting?

What is the difference between secrets and surprises?

What happens if you tell the wrong person a secret?

How do you know to whom you should tell your secrets?

Should husbands and wives keep secrets from each other?

Should engaged couples keep secrets about past moral failures?

How do secrets and adoption relate to each other?

Running Time: 60 minutes

This is a message I have worked on for 15+ years, which is now available on CD. Click Here to Listen to a Free Preview of this Message (This link is a 6 minute FREE PREVIEW from the message “The Power of Secrets.” I discuss telling children about “the birds and bees” and not keeping adoptions a secret. Please don’t miss hearing this important message!)

The Influence Series
Reg Price: $49.00

The Influence Series is compiled of the following 4 titles:

  1. Why Satan Wants the 1st Born and What to Do About It
  2. The Influence of Older Children on Younger Ones
  3. The Kingdom of Your Influence
  4. How to Use Acceptance to Build Others
Friendship Series
Reg Price: $49.00

The Friendship Series is compiled of the following 4 titles:

  1. Understanding the Blessings and Hazards of Friendships
  2. How to Help Weak Children Become Strong
  3. The Sin of Silence
  4. Accountability: Missing Ingredient for Spiritual Victory