Author Archives : Kara

3 Times to Share Your Testimony with Your Children 1

“Mama,” “Yes, dear…” “How did you know?” “How did I know what, honey?” “How did you know that you needed Jesus?” Have you had this conversation with your children? Most parents don’t encounter this conversation. They hear questions like this instead, “Mommy, why did Uncle John have to die?” “Daddy, why is Freddie so mean […]

Sharing Your Faith When You’re Unequally Yoked

Years ago I dated a young man who was not a follower of Jesus Christ.  He was very clear with me that he did not believe in God and that he didn’t want a relationship with Jesus.  I had people tell me that I shouldn’t be in a relationship with him because I was “unequally […]

3 Steps to Be A Witness for Jesus 1

A few weeks ago the church we are attending had an emphasis called, “We are Witnesses.”  The pastor was preaching a series from the book of Acts where Paul tells of the beginning of what we know as Christianity.  The members of our church were challenged to share with their family, friends, neighbors and co-workers […]

Reach Their Hearts Early: A Testimony 2

Today we have a guest post by Liz Millay from Simple Life. Messy Life. She is sharing her testimony of what she has learned about discipling her young child. Thanks for stopping by! I tucked my three year old son into bed and asked him if he’d like to pray. He nodded his head yes […]

5 Truths to Teach Your Children about the “Charlie, Charlie Challenge” 3

Have you heard about the latest social media craze?  Over the last few days, teens have been posting to Twitter about a “game” called “Charlie, Charlie Challenge.”  It is reported that it is a mix of “Bloody Mary” and a Ouija Board where participants contact a Mexican demon called “Charlie.” If you haven’t, check out […]

10 Things to Pray for Your Child When You Move

Eight times by the time I was twelve.  That is how many times we moved when I was growing up.  Moving is just a part of life for me.  My dad moved us for his new jobs.  I think the hardest move was the one right before sixth grade.  I didn’t want to leave my […]

The Most Important Question Your Child Might Ask This Easter

It was Easter Sunday. The day was over, and I had so many questions running through my head. Our lesson in Sunday School that morning had focused on the death and resurrection of Jesus. I don’t remember for sure, but I imagine I saw at least one picture that day which depicted Christ hanging on […]

Loving Your Spouse During a Loss

The dreaded call came. “Your mom has been life flighted to the hospital.” We weren’t sure exactly what was going on.  We knew she was sick, but we really didn’t know how bad.  When we received the follow-up call a few hours later, I knew we had to go.  My husband’s mom didn’t need to […]

Is Your View of God Stunting Your Growth? 2

A few days ago our daughter and I were driving to see my husband, Jaymi.  As we came over a hill, I noticed a cloud of fog settled in the valley.  I prepared to slow down in case it was difficult to see in front of me.  The second that we entered the cloud I […]

Hymns and Bible Songs Activity Kit

Have you ever seen a child who is so excited to open a package?  Wait…that may have happened a couple of months ago at Christmas!  Actually, it happened again at our house a couple of weeks ago when we received a package from Family Christian containing Growing in Grace’s Hymns and Bible Songs Activity Kit. […]