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Memorizing Scripture: Transform Your Life by Renewing Your Mind

Memorizing Scripture: Transform Your Life by Renewing Your Mind

Whenever God gives me the opportunity to minister to others through His Word, there is always one special Bible verse I like to share – one verse that has the power to change the lives of every man, woman, and child I meet: Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed

6 Ways Our Kids Can Learn to Live in Joy

If you’ve been a parent for very long, you know how your heart beams when your children play nicely with one another. You could be enjoying this harmonious bliss of listening to your children playing, laughing, and sharing.  And, the next minute?  Suddenly, they begin hitting and spewing hurtful words at one another!  What happened? 

Christmas Traditions That Keep Christ In Christmas

“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a Son, and they will call Him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”). – Matthew 1:23 Every year, as my husband and I plan our Christmas activities for the season, my mind cannot help but wander down memory lane to reflect upon Christmas’s past. I am flooded with

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.

Beyond Our Imagination: God’s Great Love

My son lost his first tooth while we were on vacation. He was thrilled. Since he has two big sisters, he knew what to expect. Since our family celebrates imagination in our kids, he couldn’t wait to go to sleep because the next morning there would be “fairy dust” on the ground and a surprise

Family Mission: Teams Share a Common Goal

Jason came from what looked like the perfect Christian family. But, Jason never made his faith his own. Jason’s parents were heavily involved in their church. They all pitched in, with his parents running the youth group and Jason on drums with the worship team. They went to all the youth rallies and never missed

When Parenting Isn’t Perfect: Imperfect Parenting

We’ve established that perfection is the enemy of parenting. We know that the key to developing a good home life isn’t pushing your kids to get all A’s or asking them to habitually knock in the winning run. We need to take our cues from Jesus. Just as grace is critical in our spiritual life,

Parenting: The Hardest Job You’ve Ever Done

  I think all parents would agree that parenting is the hardest thing they’ve ever done. It’s a big job to raise up little people to love God, love others, and be responsible adults. It’s a job that requires great patience, wisdom, and love. It’s a job that we could never do well alone.  Thankfully,

Five Ways to Encourage Kids to Do Big Things for God

If you are a parent, you know how your children rely on you for everything!  Especially us moms.  I saw a post on Facebook that summed it up perfectly: My kids will walk right past their father sitting on the couch, and come bang on the shower door for me to open their fruit snack. Right? 

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