What is Lent? Should Our Family Observe It?

Written by: | February 7, 2018

This time of year you may be asking the questions, What is Lent? and/or Should our family observe Lent? If you are asking these questions, you probably already know all about Easter. Easter is a time to remember that Jesus died on the cross for our sins and rose...
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When Kids Struggle With Bad Dreams

Written by: | February 5, 2018

We moved to South Africa when my daughter was 2 years old. Along with the excitement of a new adventure with God came her nightmares. I remember she would wake up in the middle of the night just crying. It was quite an effort to calm her down. When...
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5 Fears We Need to Help Our Girls Overcome

Written by: | January 29, 2018

One of the verses I often quote to my children is “the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom” (Prov 9:10), hoping they pick up on the “wisdom” part. Unfortunately, not only have I found that verse hard for young minds to grasp unless it is unpacked...
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Making Room For Jesus This Year

Written by: | January 15, 2018

Practical and helpful encouragement about making room for Jesus as we evaluate our time, home and finances and make new year goals. I used to avoid making New Year’s goals like the plague.  My philosophy has long been that if I set goals for the year, I will likely...
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Raising Young Men of Integrity

Written by: | January 10, 2018

Raising young men of integrity can be challenging in today’s culture. Here are 3 Bible verses to pray over your boys and teach them about God’s ways. When God blessed us with three sons, I knew I was in for a wild ride, filled with lots of unknown for...
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Scripture Study: Isaiah 43:19

Written by: | January 8, 2018

Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. Isaiah 43:19 Writer: Isaiah Context: The prophet, Isaiah, is prophesying concerning the Israelites’ deliverance from Babylon where they were in...
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Teaching Our Kids to Have Victorious Hope

Written by: | January 5, 2018

“I don’t want to hear you say ‘I can’t.’ I just want to hear you say, ‘I’ll try!’” This is a phrase I find myself saying often to my children. Life is filled with obstacles each and every single day. Some of them are larger than others, but all...
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