I didn’t grow up in a Christian home.
My parents were (and still are) loving, supportive, involved, and hardworking. But I didn’t grow up going to church, reading the Bible, listening to worship songs, or knowing Jesus.
It wasn’t until high school that a friend of mine invited me to church.
Youth group sounded a little less intimidating than “church” so I gave it a try… and I loved it! Not only did I come to faith in Jesus, my family, in time, would follow. By God’s grace, not only do I profess Jesus, so do my parents.
Maybe your story is like mine, or perhaps you did grow up in a Christian home. Regardless, God’s Word is powerful to change and transform no matter who you are or where you are at in life.
Today, as a mom to four children, one of my greatest joys is passing on the faith I have received…
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Ruth Schwenk:Like you, Ruth wears many hats! She loves being the wife of a pastor, who is her best friend and love of her life. She is a grateful homeschooling mom of four beautiful children, and also a hopeful mom who looks forward to seeing her five miscarried children in heaven. Ruth is a graduate of The Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL. On August 1st, 2011, Ruth launched TheBetterMom.com, a site dedicated to moms who want to be better moms by sharing life and learning together, to the glory of God. In September 2013, her and her husband launched FortheFamily.org, dedicated to helping Christian families. Ruth’s passions include, loving God, leading worship, and inspiring others to have a God honoring family.
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