Dreamtreaders

Written by: | May 13, 2014

  Book #1 in a trilogy from fantasy author Wayne Thomas Batson explores the concept of dreams and their effects on us. People are fascinated by dreams, and the Bible has a great deal to say about them. From Jacob’s dream of the heavenly stairway in Genesis 28 to...
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So Not Okay

Written by: | May 13, 2014

Join the So Not Okay Anti-Bullying Movement! 1. Sign the pledge to commit to stand up against bullying –  2. Take a selfie with your signature! 3. Post on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook using #SoNotOkay According to the Ambassadors 4 Kids Club, one out of every four students is...
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5 Tips for Encouraging Your Kids

Written by: | May 8, 2014

  5 Tips for Encouraging Your Kids to Pursue Their Dreams Right now one of my main parenting jobs is to help my children find their path in life.  They are all out of diapers and in middle school, high school or early adult years and the world is at...
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Spiritual Gardening

Written by: | May 2, 2014

Spiritual Gardening: A Growing in Christ Lesson for Kids Spring is in the air and my family is enjoying the warmer days and gentle breezes. Along with spring comes the beloved gardening season. Our spring days are often filled with weeding, planting, watering, and more! My favorite part of preparing...
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My Favorite Moms of the Bible

Written by: | May 1, 2014

The Bible is full of amazing women and mothers who set such a good example for us to follow. I love reading about the moms of the Bible who had real struggles in their midst and yet showed such a faith and endurance. That’s where the example is for me...
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Growing With Jesus

Written by: | April 28, 2014

As your kids grow, make sure their faith is growing too. God loves to see children grow—but more than anything, He wants them to grow closer to Him. Kids can grow on the inside by spending time each day with Jesus! Each of these 100 short devotionals offers a...
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How Kids Can Change the World

Written by: | April 25, 2014

We all want our kids to grow up and be world changers in the positive sense of the word, don’t we? We want them to be lights of the world who love Jesus and encourage others to do the same. We want them to be a voice of hope...
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Spring Craft For Kids: Be The Hands Of God

Written by: | April 25, 2014

It’s been a LONG winter here in Upstate, New York. The kids and I have experienced our share of stir crazy moments, but  this spring craft brought a little sunshine to our day. My children are at a “hands on” age, and they love hearing me say, “Let’s make a...
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Praying With Your Kids

Written by: | April 25, 2014

Some days are just survival.  Plain and simple. Like yesterday. By noon I was begging God to magically settle the kids down so I could guiltlessly hide in my closet with a good book and a bag of chocolate. During my desperate prayer He reminded me that I can ask...
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Children and Good Friday

Written by: | April 25, 2014

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? The...
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Encouraging Your Child’s God-Given Gifts

Written by: | April 25, 2014

Everybody can be something to somebody. It’s been said that education is wasted on youth. When we’re young, all we want to do is get out of school. Yet once we’re grown and entered into the workforce, many of us wish we could go back to school. And I...
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Jesus Or the Easter Bunny

Written by: | April 25, 2014

  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...
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