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How to Create Healthy Family Culture when it comes to Technology Devices

As a culture, we have become utterly dependent on our devices. They make life convenient and efficient, and supplement boredom with ease. Kara reminds us of the importance and how do-able it is for our families to have a healthy relationship regarding our technology devices. Enjoy this repeat publishing from two years ago that is still so relevant even amidst the life we're experiencing with COVID-19 causing so much change.
Family Connecting
"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 is God's...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 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

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

A Parent Guide to Dealing with Gender Confusion

What a tough topic this can be to address with our children. Though it may be tough, it is very much worth our time and energy to dive in to it. Chief guides us with solid biblical points.
Fight the Good Fight
For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers...Read more

How Can we Teach our Kids the Differences Between Santa and Jesus?

How does your family handle differentiating between Santa and Jesus? It's easy for us to get swept up in the ways of our culture and not even address the differences with our children. Ashton gives us great talking points to clearly point out the truth of Santa and Jesus.
Family at Campsgiving
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful...Read more

How Can we Help Kids Handle Differing Views?

It's inevitable that we are going to have differing views from the people we will meet in this life. Just ask your kiddos about conversations they've had in their school cafeteria or playground! Natalie points us to truth for us to guide our kids in loving people well even when we see things differently.
Alpha/Omega Friends
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called to one hope...Read more

How to Approach the Topic of Lust

When is the right time to begin talking with our kids about lust? Probably sooner than most of us might prefer. Colby bravely points us to why we need to jump in to this tough topic and how we can do just that.
Good Talk
Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over...Read more

How Kids Can Cope with Failure and Rejection

Our value lies not in what we can or cannot do for the world, but in what Jesus has done for us. Jess reminds us parents how we can encourage our kids as they learn and grow through failure and rejection
Pie in the Face
Please click here to take a quick 4 question survey about Family Matters. Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces...Read more

How Can we Handle Temptation?

It's not sinful to be tempted; even Jesus was tempted. Natalie reminds us of God's promises to provide a way of escape from it. E V E R Y time. Through His power.
Know Truth
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he...Read more

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