Advice for My Graduate: & Maybe Yours too

Today my oldest son graduates from high school. A couple of months ago major milestones seemed to begin approaching in rapid succession. College acceptance letters, senior pictures, cap and gown arrival, sports banquets, and the last day of school all resulted in a sense of completion.  As I am privileged to have this front-row seat to the series of events quickly moving him into adulthood, … Continue reading Advice for My Graduate: & Maybe Yours too

From Breakfast to Bedtime: Strategies for Teaching God’s Word to Children

Our cap-and-gowned daughter posed beside the university fountain. Tears blurred my view through the camera lens. Already? I thought.  Another milestone.  After graduation Megan drove toward her new apartment. My husband and I followed and reflected on memories of her earlier driving experiences—the day she rode her bike with training wheels and then (in what seemed like a short time) the day she learned to drive a … Continue reading From Breakfast to Bedtime: Strategies for Teaching God’s Word to Children

Discipling Future Missionaries

And He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.“ Mark 16:15; NASB “There are only two kinds of people,” he leaned toward our three children. He whispered and his eyes sparkled. One half finger wagged at them and how cool is a cut-off finger after all. Awed, they devoured each word from a man they considered as old … Continue reading Discipling Future Missionaries

When It’s Time to Settle Down

Our four-year-old grandson gazed up at me with wide blue eyes and posed a question that melted my heart into a puddle. Never mind that this grammy was beyond exhaustion. That this little one’s Pop and I had already enjoyed a day of race cars, building blocks, and train tracks galore. We had made it through the bedtime routine, including multiple Bible stories, a “bonus” … Continue reading When It’s Time to Settle Down