Category Archives : Parenting


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 […]


Ancient Paths of Life from Genesis 6-9

God wants us to live intentionally and to walk with Him in His ways. We have been walking through these “ancient paths to life” in Genesis in our last couple of posts. Today, let’s look at Genesis chapters 6-9. Teaching our children to how to live will take intentional conversations with them about God and […]


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; […]


Strengthen Your Marriage and Family by Identifying This…

I have a dream. Do you have a dream? What’s your dream? Is it to live at the beach?  Or maybe have a larger family? Or maybe you have a dream to have the perfect marriage? (I hate to burst your bubble, but the only perfect marriage out there is the one that will happen […]


Reclaiming Biblical Values

A shift is being felt in America.  A shift away from biblical values.  A shift away from what was once understood. (It really started years ago.) Christians in the United States have stood idly by thinking that this would never happen.  Many thought that the U.S. would always be a “Christian nation.” The problem has […]


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 […]

Truths as School Starts

Courage to Lead – “Rak Chazak Amats” 2

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 Friday, June 26th, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 vote, redefined marriage. The moral stage for the fall of […]


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 Testimony Using Deuteronomy 6 6

Recently I was listening to the Bible through an app called Bible.is, which is produced by a ministry called Faith Comes by Hearing.  As an auditory learner, listening to the Bible has opened the scriptures up to me and I find myself observing things I have never seen before.  I know that God’s word is […]