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Good Friday and Children: Making the Cross Real to Your Kids

Good Friday and Children: Making the Cross Real to Your Kids

Teaching children about Good Friday isn’t easy, especially if you’re talking with younger children. How do you explain why Jesus had to die? That Jesus knew ahead of Good Friday that he would die? And the true meaning of the cross as Jesus’ sacrifice for our ultimate salvation? Teaching children about Good Friday isn’t easy,

On-the-Go Family? You Can Still Develop Meaningful Devotion Time

  I didn’t realize life would get this busy so quickly. The move up to seventh grade for our oldest son filled our calendar full of new activities and opportunities, from jazz band and show choir to cross country and research projects. These are all wonderful things and we love seeing his God-given talents shine,

Pray for Teachers, Students and Schools | How to Pray for Teachers

Prayers for Teachers, Students and Schools: FREE Downloads

How to pray for teachers, students, and schools consistently    I’ve been a student, a teacher, and now a parent of a student, and through it all I’ve learned that everyone involved in the education of school-age children could use our prayers. Whether you are a public school, private school, or homeschool family, a great

Helping Your Unique Kids Connect with God’s Word

In my years as an elementary music teacher, I caught a glimpse of the variety of ways in which children learn. I knew there were certain kids who connected with lessons differently and I enjoyed the challenge of tailoring lessons to help all children understand, no matter their learning style. Becoming a parent shed a

Give Thanks in All Circumstances

Teaching Our Children What the Bible Says about Gratitude, and How to Express It! Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. — 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 I remember reading this verse with one of our boys when he was small and he was confused.

It’s Never Too Early to be Equipped for God’s Service

When my oldest son was three years old, I got a major wake-up call as a Christian mama. He had been listening to a Scripture set to music for a few weeks. The music was catchy and not annoying like some kids’ music can be. We were both enjoying it greatly. I asked him which

How to Host a Summer Reading Club for Kids

My dream has come true: my kids are enthusiastic readers. By choice, they read at least an hour every day and I’m trying to keep up with them because reading is my favorite pastime. When I have the time to invest in a great book, I devour the words and I love to see my

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