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Judgment Is God’s Job

Judgment Is God’s Job

Wait for the LORD, and He will make things right. — Proverbs 20:22 Some of you are in the courtroom. The courtroom of complaint. Some of you are rehashing the same hurt every chance you get with anyone who will listen. For you, I have this question: Who made you God? I don’t mean to

5 Unique Times to Enjoy Devotions with Your Kids

With the New Year often comes new schedules and new routines . Like many parents, we are reflecting on when to have family devotions with our children. There’s no perfect time for everyone, and being flexible is often the key to success. By thinking outside the box, children can learn through our example that time

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Why Our Family Doesn’t Celebrate Halloween

There are many schools of thought about the observance of Halloween by Christians. Should we participate in the activities around us?  Do we dress up and hand out candy?  What about the harvest festivals hosted by local churches that are intended to offer an alternative? Our family has made very deliberate, carefully considered decisions about

The Best Passed-Down Parenting Advice

Once you have children, all those little things you recall hearing your parents say over, and over, and over when you were a child suddenly come back. But now, you are the one saying them to YOUR children! As a child they may have seemed utterly meaningless, but today, we realize what a profound effect those simple words

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My Family’s Favorite Devotions for Kids

Friends are always asking me my thoughts on my family’s favorite devotions for kids since they know I write for Tommy Nelson, but I’ve always found it so hard to pick just one! After all, with so many great kids’ devotions for boys and girls of every age, it should come as no surprise that

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Family Devotions for Kids: Remember Whose You Are

Over the past years we have acquired many beautiful books from Tommy Nelson that have helped in our family devotions for kids. I can trust that when a book is published by Tommy Nelson it is of the highest quality, and that my children will enjoy it. Two books, however, stand out in our collection of

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Creating a Summer Camp Schedule and Atmosphere at Home

Summer is well underway and parents everywhere are hearing two dreaded words: I’m bored! The experts say that it’s good for kids to be bored; in boredom, they become creative and find their own things to do. That may work for the experts, but in my house, boredom leads to two things – sibling squabbles and too

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