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5 Ideas for Celebrating Jesus’ Birthday

5 Ideas for Celebrating Jesus’ Birthday

Last year when I was traveling back home after being on an overseas mission trip, a colleague announced, “Can you believe Christmas is just a week away?” Without thinking, I quickly retorted, “Really?!” The entire group around me immediately chuckled, and my new friend couldn’t help but reply, “Yup, it happens every December 25…” We all

Nativity Christmas Kids

How to Give Good Gifts to Children at Christmas

… how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him! (Matthew 7:11) In the Bible we read how God loves to give good gifts to His children (Matthew 7:10-11). And isn’t that just how we feel toward our children, too?  Where does this generous gift-giving impulse

Carpool Conversations

Making the Most of Carpool Conversations for Faith Talks with Your Kids

I learned early on as a parent that when they’re not picking on one another or wondering how soon we’ll get where we’re going, children are a captive audience while riding in the car. As early as age 3, Big J–our now 7-year-old–was asking very challenging questions as we drove… “What do aardvarks eat?” “What

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