Category Archives : Family

Sharing Your Testimony When You Were Raised in Church

Scott looked at his youth group and said, “Tonight, we’re going to learn how to share our testimonies.” Kristie looked at Jeff and then looked away quickly as if something had upset her. Jeff tried to get Kristie to tell him what was wrong but she shrugged him off. When Scott opened up time for […]

Teach Them to Live 2

If I were to ask you “what are the ways of God” what would be your answer? If I were to ask you “how do you know how to live” what would you say? “Thus says the LORD: ‘Stand by the roads, and look, and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is; […]

Truths as School Starts

5 Truths to Speak as Your Child Starts a New School Year

It’s that time of year.  Clothes have been bought.  Backpacks are packed.  Lunch boxes are prepared. Children all over the United States are going back to school. It’s an exciting time for most children and their parents.  For others though, it is a time that brings much anxiety and fear.  Will they have friends?  What […]

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 […]

5 Reachable Goals for Your Family 2

The beginning of a new year often brings anticipation of the possibility of change for many people.  We hear people making goals or “resolutions” to lose weight, get more fit, read the Bible in a year, etc. What resolutions have you made for this year? The problem with most resolutions is that they are not […]

How Coaching Can Change Your Life Too

My mind was swirling.  Where would I start?  Where should I start?  I was so overwhelmed by all the thoughts in my mind that I couldn’t focus on any one thing.  I had so many different responsibilities to balance.  How would I focus enough on one that I could accomplish anything? Then I remembered that […]

6 Tips

6 Tried-and-True Tips for Reading the Bible with Your Preschooler 3

“Read me a book, Daddy! Read me a book!” Sam exclaimed as he ran down the hall to his room.  “What book do you want me to read, Sam?” his father replied.  After a minute, Sam responded, “This one, Daddy!” as he shoved the book into his father’s hands and sat down on the couch […]

2 Steps to Easier Bible Navigation

How often do you find yourself fumbling through your Bible trying to find the reference for the Sunday sermon? Or maybe you were looking up several passages for a Bible study. Even if you have the helpful “index” tabs on the pages, it can take time to find the passage, and you don’t always have […]

Bible Navigation

Stories to Build On 1

I don’t know about you, but when I was a child, I loved a good story. I still do. The hero…a villain…a damsel to be rescued…and maybe a plot twist. If you own a Bible, you have access to the greatest story ever told. It contains many smaller stories that are woven together by the […]