What is the Value of Traveling as a Family?

Whether embarking on a two week overseas vacation or running errands around town, traveling together as a family has great value. Keep reading to see how Seth shows us to make that time valuable...and simple.
Fun Traveling Family
As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them…And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them...Read more

How Can Parents Love Kids by Allowing Failure?

Allowing a loved one to fail is tough, but could there be some benefit to allowing them to make a few poor choices? Judah shows us how to we can do just that and reminds us that it is indeed loving.
Allowing Failure
But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses,...Read more

What is the Value of Attending Church Services with your Children?

What we do...how we choose to spend our time speaks volumes to our children. Choosing to attend church services can help us all know God better and be connected to His people. Callie reminds us...read on.
Like Mother Like Daughter
What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me – practice these things, and the God of peace will be with you. Philippians 4:9 I was in...Read more

How can we Share Jesus?

Who in your family doesn't know Jesus as their Savior? Did your chest tighten thinking about it? Jonathon gives us great encouragement for sharing Christ, even if we are scared.
campers
For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling... 1 Corinthians 2:2-3...Read more

How can we Help Kids Memorize Scripture?

We want our children to make great decisions when we're not around. One way to do that is to help them hide God's Word in their hearts. Kyle reminds us why we should and tells us how we can do just that.
Girls in the Word
I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 As we dig into God's Word we find that having His Word close,...Read more

How Can Parents Walk with Kids who are Doubting Their Faith?

I remember sitting across from a long-time mentor of mine a few years ago as he shared with me the prayer request that was gripping his life at the time. One of his children was struggling with doubt in her faith. Read on to see what I learned.
“But these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.” Luke 24:11 I still remember the feelings that request evoked in me. I was a...Read more

Helping Teach Kids to Have a Strong Work Ethic

Many of us might say that having the word, “failure” and “our children” in the same sentence terrifies most of us. We also know growth and wisdom come through hard work, and even struggle. Madi reminds us how giving our kids multiple opportunities for good, hard work can mature them greatly!
Working Screamer Coach
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men. Colossians 3:23 I remember growing up and every week having a list of responsibilities I was in...Read more

How Kids Can Practice Communicating Well with Adults

Risking the embarrassment and chancing some entertainment...let's allow our kids to practice communicating with adults at appropriate times. See below as Jen provides three real-life settings for kids to practice communicating with adults.
Mom & Daughters
Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature. 1 Corinthians 14:20 Parents, we have the great privilege and daily opportunities...Read more

How to Teach Kids Time Management

It is easier to be patient, understanding, and more beneficial to others (all ways to honor God) when we are not rushed. Mark gives us practical ways to teach our kids great, God-honoring time management.
Unhurried guys
“The diligent find freedom in their work; the lazy are oppressed by work.” Prov. 12:24 Being late for a timeline is a feeling I presume most do not enjoy. Regardless...Read more

How Can Parents Help Kids Schedule Their Priorities?

Does your schedule reflect your priorities? Like it or not, it does - for all of us. Kyle points us back to how we can make sure we schedule our desired priorities.
Mother/Daughter
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Luke 12:34 Take a minute and look at your schedule. What does it say your priorities are? What do...Read more

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