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Imagine What Heaven Will Be Like: 5 Activities to Teach Kids about Heaven

Imagine What Heaven Will Be Like: 5 Activities to Teach Kids about Heaven

Plus, key Bible verses to teach kids about Heaven I love it when people tell a story about a place I’ve already visited. I’m able to picture the details, the landscape, and the architecture as though I’m there. I’ve never been to Heaven, so it’s difficult to picture exactly what it’s like — much less

Creative Ways to Celebrate Spring With Your Family

See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come… – Song of Solomon, 2:11-12 What is your favorite season of the year? As much as I enjoy the wonders that each season holds – the first snow of winter, the balmy nights

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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,

Celebrate Easter with a Treasure Hunt – With a Twist

Spring has arrived which means… Easter is coming! Is your family as excited as ours is about Resurrection Sunday? My family loves celebrating with an Easter treasure hunt! While we’ve all come to know and love the traditional Easter egg hunt, an Easter treasure hunts adds even more thrills to the holiday festivities. What’s the

Jesus or the Easter Bunny: An Easter Memory

As I think back on the years of celebrating the Easter holiday with my husband and children, my memories are filled with Easter morning church services, frilly handmade dresses, matching ties, and baskets full of fresh fruit, plastic eggs, and inexpensive treats. I remember Easter afternoons spent vacuuming the green plastic Easter grass off our

Jesus’ Birth: A Year-Round Conversation

Christmas is almost here, and amidst the hustle and bustle, all of us Christian parents are concerned with one thing — making sure our kids remember that Christmas is about Jesus! I know I can’t be the only one who sometimes feels like this is an uphill battle.  With the shine of new toys and

How to Set Family Goals: Becoming a Family with Purpose

  Have you set any family goals or resolutions for the new year? I like the word goals better than resolutions. New Year’s resolutions always seem doomed to fail, and if you don’t start on January 1 or fall off the bandwagon by January 3, you feel defeated. But goals? Goals can be set anytime, and

Four Ways Families Can Keep Christ In Christmas

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year – the Christmas season is here! Everywhere we turn, the sights, sounds, and wonders of Christmas surround us ready to captivate our family’s hearts. Have you noticed as you drive around town how your children’s eyes fill with wonder as they gaze at the spectacularly lit

3 Simple Tips for Navigating Advent with Children

Advent begins this week for Christians around the world, but do you really know what Advent is? Advent is the season of waiting for Christmas. It begins on the fourth Sunday before Christmas, and it ends of Christmas Eve. Many people simplify by celebrating Advent from December 1 to 24. No matter when you observe

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

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