Introducing a faith path for family discipleship. Once upon a time, in a land not too far away, there was a farmer. The only thing this farmer had left in the world was a small garden and a fist-sized leather pouch of seeds. But she wasn’t worried. She had confidence that her soil was good. […]
5 Sanity-Saving Christian Picture Books For An Anxious Child
Use these Christian picture books for an anxious child! Type the phrase “is childhood anxiety on the rise?” into any search engine, and you probably won’t receive a single “no”. Instead, the headlines look like this: The Decline of Play and Rise in Children’s Mental Disorders The Rising Epidemic of Anxiety in Children and Teens […]
Are you following Jesus or stalking him?
INSIDE: Learn the difference between stalking Jesus and following Jesus, and how to make the switch. Have you ever stalked someone? Even just a little? When I was in high school, there was this guy I liked. He was a childhood neighbor that I had lost track of. It was a shock to discover, many […]
How to teach your kids to ask good questions (about their faith)
My middle son asked the same question for an entire year: how do I know God is real? You might expect this question from a teenager, but this kid was 4 years old. Do your kids ask questions? Mine don’t so much as ask questions as make very random statements that they think are fact. […]
What Does The Resurrection Mean For Moms?
We talk a lot about Jesus being the substitute for us when he died on the cross, but why does the resurrection matter? When I was a child, I read a story about a boy who, through his own greed, became a dragon. He was a horrid, self-centred child, and becoming a dragon basically showed […]
Bible memory for the chronically forgetful
Bible memory stinks. Well, it doesn’t stink. Rather, I stink at Bible memory. It frustrates me because I have so many great ideas of verses I want to memorize, but when it comes right down to it, I…forget to get right down to it. Sometimes I joke that I’d forget my own head if it […]