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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

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 to Practice Thankfulness for the Regular Stuff in Life

Being parents who follow Jesus means we have a sweet responsibility to instruct our kids on how to let thankfulness be a way of life, which is so clearly laid out in Scripture. Natalie reminds us how and why to do just that.
Thankful for Rocks and Dirt
“Let them thank the Lord for his steadfast love, for his wondrous works to the children of man! For he satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul he fills...Read more

What is the Value of Empathizing with Our Kids?

Jessica reminds us when we slow down to validate kids' emotions we can deepen our relationship with them and the trust they have in us. Read on to find out how.
Dad Cares
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we...Read more

How to Teach Our Kids to Spend Daily Time with God

Who better to be in constant communication with than the God Who loves us, guides us in His Truth and desires His best for us? Kelli directs us in ways we can kindly show our kids the greatness of spending daily, intentional time with Jesus.
Alpha in the Word
Be Still and know that I am God, I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted on the earth. Psalm 46:10 Be Still. Stop. Slow down. God...Read more

Why is Vulnerability Good?

Sharing something less-than-awesome about ourselves doesn't initially sound appealing. In fact, it's exactly opposite of what our culture encourages so often. Jacob reminds us how doing just that is part of God's good and perfect plan for each of us!
All Out!
The goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart, a clear conscience and a sincere faith. 1 Timothy 1:5 I distinctly remember the first time I told my...Read more

Can We Compete Well AND Honor Christ?

We all know it’s the best and worst part of the game…two opposing teams coming together in a sign of sportsmanship by shaking hands. Judah learned a life-long lesson as a teen at one such occasion and shares with us the importance of it.
Boys Huddle
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 My team, yet again, suffered a loss...Read more

How to have a Better Relationship with Your Child

Do you desire to get to the heart of your child...to know how they're really doing in different aspects of life? Jacob directs us to practical, specific ways parents can make that happen. Check 'em out.
Dad listens intently
“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’...Read more

Everyday Life & Sharing the Gospel

Are you ever daunted by the thought of sharing the gospel with those around you? We often fear rejection, pushing someone away, being ill-equipped, and/or not having all the answers. Yet this is our privilege! Randi Beth shows us how we can share the gospel with our whole lives!
Sharing the Gospel
“So we cared for you. Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.” 1...Read more

How Can Kids Own Their Faith?

It can be easy for parents to feel the full weight of their children receiving salvation Christ offers. Daley reminds us we can let go of that burden, and give our kids opportunities to own their faith and enjoy the Holy Spirit working in their lives.
Camper Girl
“Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you...Read more

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