How to Help Kids Live Missionally

There is so much value for our kids experiencing how God works for different people...be it 1 mile from home or more than 1,000 miles from home. Natalie walks us through the importance of teaching our kids to live missionally.
Gospel Beads
"Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in...Read more

Can Kids Handle Hard Truth?

Pandemic, protests, and politics...how much and what is good to share with our kids about these and other tricky parts of our world today? Ashton points us to Christ's example in leading others in truth and grace.
Masked Up and Manly
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of Him who is the head, that is, Christ. Ephesians 4:15 As the...Read more

How Can Scripture Memory Encourage us Toward Faithfulness?

Are you a champion at memorizing scripture? This is a tough thing to master, even for the most devoted Christ followers. Judah gives us practical ways we can get take a step at a time and grow in faithfulness by knowing God's Word better.
In God's Word
I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 Did you know the Fired Up theme song from summer 2019 consists...Read more

How to Help Your Kids Have a Close Relationship with Jesus

Chief reminds us the best way to help our kids have a close relationship with the Lord is to have a close relationship with Him ourselves. Easier said than done, but each step toward that relationship counts!
Mom & Daughter
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. – Mark 1:35 My...Read more

Who and Whose are our Kids and How do we let Them Know?

The world and its evolving definitions of “cool” and “successful” will always be a temptation for us and our kids to look to for worth and satisfaction. Braxton points us back to scripture for how we can remind our kids where their true value is found.
Girls in Skit
“For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10 American culture likes to define success...Read more

Why Be Part of A Church?

Cole reminds us of the importance of being part of a church...not just attending a service on the weekend. Rather, being in relationship with people to spur one another on is where some real, life-value is found.
Coach Mentors Camper
And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but...Read more

How Can We Help Our Kids Struggle Well?

How often do you encourage your child to try something hard? When they do and fail miserably how do you encourage them? We often want our kids' lives to be easy and only full of success. Rachel points us back to the truth of what we have to gain by admitting our weaknesses because of God's great grace.
Safe Staff
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

Seek to Serve the Lost, Lonely, and Needy

I can distinctly remember the smell of sweat. He hadn’t shaved in who knows how long and his clothes were probably older than me. The choir was singing Amazing Grace and from our pew I watched people politely trying not to stare.
Slip n Slide
In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself...Read more

How Can Parents Teach the Value of Work?

Whether it's uninvited homeschool or everyday chores around the house, our kids knowing the value of working hard at what's before them is honoring to God. Seth tells us why and gives us some practical tips on how we can help our kids be good workers.
Helping with Chores
Then He took the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, He blessed them, and broke them, and kept giving them to the disciples to set...Read more

How We Can Care for Mental and Emotional Health in our Kids

There is so much unknown and potentially unstable in life right now. With God being constant and faithful we can count on Him through everything. Amanda gives us practical ways to foster mental and emotional health for ourselves and our kids with this in mind.
Play with Purpose
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous...Read more

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