Reminding Our Children: We Bear the Image

Every man, woman, and child on this earth is somebody with unique potential, simply because they are image-bearers of the Most High God. Everyone is destined for eternity—either in the presence of God or forever cut off from Him.
Why is this important for our children to know? Because it lays a foundation of confidence in who they are—a beloved child of the King of Kings. And it frees them to live with purpose and joy. Continue reading Reminding Our Children: We Bear the Image

Growing in Christ-centered Confidence: 5 Spiritual Checkpoints

We all experience seasons of doubt in our walk of faith. But just as a doctor checks our physical health by monitoring our pulse, taking a quick “spiritual pulse” will do wonders for our confidence in Christ. Here are five spiritual checkpoints to help us grow in Christ-centered confidence. Continue reading Growing in Christ-centered Confidence: 5 Spiritual Checkpoints

The Tangled Family Tree: Finding Redemption in the Blended Family {by Rachel Greening • Guest Post}

We do not have a tidy family dynamic. With divorce on both sides, we have step-parents and step-siblings all over the place. Some of these relationships have come easily, some have not, and some are still existing with a “complicated” status. Yet during a recent holiday as we found ourselves around many large family dinners, a beautiful thought occurred to me, no doubt placed there by the Holy Spirit: Our family has been grafted together, just as we have been grafted into the family of God. Continue reading The Tangled Family Tree: Finding Redemption in the Blended Family {by Rachel Greening • Guest Post}

A Creative Christmas: Family Art to Invite Jesus In {by Kathy O’Neill • Guest Post}

A Creative Christmas: Family Art to Invite Jesus In!
Something about making art together encourages talk and laughter and confidences to flow along with the paint. It can throw open the door to your child’s heart, inviting Jesus to enter in. Continue reading A Creative Christmas: Family Art to Invite Jesus In {by Kathy O’Neill • Guest Post}