Conflict Resolution

Arguments. Perhaps the holidays bring more opportunities for these than any of us care for. God knows. Mark points us to the good news about how we can handle conflict in a God (and kinfolk) honoring way.
Tug O War
“…go and be reconciled to them…” Matt. 5:24b Got any hurt feelings and miscommunication with your spouse? Disrespectful or disobedient behavior from your child? Or is your home full of...Read more

How to Teach Integrity Today

"Integrity" can be defined as the state of being whole and undivided. Jacob points us to ways we can work on being the same person through and through...and bringing our kids alongside in the process.
Camp Travis Campers
The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity. Proverbs 11:3 Are you the same person when no one is watching as you are...Read more

Let's Be Real...Even With Our Kids

We are the ones responsible for teaching our children what it looks like to live honestly and vulnerably in the world. Titus 2 gives us instructions on how to raise up young men and women. Jacob uses this scripture to remind us of the importance of being real about life with our kids.
Mother/Daughter
Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good. Then they...Read more

Why & How Not to Judge Others

Ever made a snap judgment you later regretted? Too often we jump to a conclusion about someone without having all the information. Jesus knows this about us and loves us enough to teach us how to grow in this area. Walt points us straight to it.
Do not judge, or you will be judged. For with the same judgment you pronounce, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured to...Read more

How to Engage the Culture with Biblical Truth

Answers to grey area questions might come more easily to some than others. One thing is for sure...when our worldview is established in biblical truth God can use us to influence the culture around us for His Kingdom. Randi Beth gets us straight to the truth!
Just Hanging Out
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will...Read more

Do We Really Reap What We Sow?

"Sin will take us further than we wanted to go, keep us longer than we wanted to stay, and cost us more than we wanted to pay." Ouch. Truth hurts sometimes. Judah reminds us of our loving Father who sacrificed greatly to have a relationship with us...while we were still sinners.
Linked arms...better together
Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. Galatians 6:7 My mom always said, “you reap what you sow”, and boy...Read more

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

If I say to you, “Don’t think about elephants!” What is the one thing you think about? Elephants. It kind of feels that way with worry too. Seth directs us how to handle worry with Christ's perspective.
Be Free!
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food,...Read more

Why Does Modesty Matter?

Modest is hottest....But is it really? Every girl has wrestled with finding what is cute yet not revealing or suggestive at some point or another. Does God really care about what we wear? Kara points us straight to His heart on the matter.
Mother/Daughter
“Likewise also that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper...Read more

Let's Talk About Sex

There may be a certain Salt-n-Pepa song in your head after reading this title...that goes to show you've lived long enough to be able to pass on some relevant, life-giving truth to the next generation. No singing required!
Fathers and Sons
The decrees of the Lord are firm, and all of them are righteous. They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey...Read more

What's the Big Deal about Lust, Temptation, and Purity?

Why are conversations about temptation and purity so important to our faith, and how can we start them?
Love God, Love Each Other sign
[God brought us to] adoption as sons through Jesus Christ to Himself, according to the kind intention of His will.” Ephesians 1:5 Discussions on family resemblance have a special place...Read more

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