We as parents and grandparents see the off-kilter flight of moral stability in our world. Our eyes may have drooped with indifference and weariness. A following generation will pay for those moments of sluggish non-awareness.
We are in a battle against disengagement’s thick wool of sleep. We must remain alert. We cannot underestimate as naïve children, the magnitude of the moment.
What can we do to stay awake? Continue reading Be on Your Guard: Parenting in a Changing Culture
Make opportunities to talk about essentials of faith. Teach them day by day. And then do it again. Use Scripture. Accompany it with love. As they grow, they will associate the emotion of your speech and actions of your life with the validity of your words. Continue reading What Will We Say When They Ask?
We miss so much in the flippancy and frenzy with which we juggle life. The confining borders of our expectations and achievements can rob us from the very thing we are called to do.
It’s easy to lose Jesus in the work of mothering for Him. Continue reading Soaking in the Moment
It’s renewal time. Time to sit in the truth of God’s Word. Time to bask in His Presence. Time to wrestle and rest in prayer. Time to check our eyes and hearts, to admit we need the kind of help only Jesus offers. Continue reading Hiding from 2022
The curiosity of a child is something to be treasured. Pick up the challenge. Reignite curiosity! Continue reading Reigniting Curiosity
Nurturing children with Scripture builds value into their foundation. Continue reading Identity Battles, Fads, and Banana Stickers
The happy memories we hope to make can sometimes weigh like an invisible scorecard. Continue reading The Memories We Make
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
He’s only three, but he pronounces “Gawd” like the great-grandfather he never knew. Continue reading To Him Who Is Able
In the heaviness of our pandemic, a reminder of this sweet truth: God’s mercies are new every morning. Continue reading A Time for Renewal