Because Jesus came, kids can help shape the culture rather than being shaped by it. They can radiate with a new identity, one that’s not based in earning or deserving.
The command to love your neighbors can be easier to obey with your kids than without. Here are a few ways that children can help us know and love our neighbors.
The coming wave of homework, deadlines, and meetings is daunting. And when that wave crashes, it can quickly wash away my good intentions to be more disciplined in the things that matter.
God calls himself a Father, so the way a dad loves his daughter is a big influence on how that young woman will feel about God for her whole life.
No matter how your family celebrates Christmas, you will have to face “the Santa question” at some point.
Walking our children through the Old Testament and showing how it all points to Jesus helps them understand why the birth of a baby boy in Bethlehem is such a big deal.
Here's a simple activity to help your family remember God's goodness to you throughout the year.
In our godly desire to keep our kids safe, have we also kept our children from following Jesus wherever he might lead them?
While a child's desire to get baptized is always an occasion to rejoice, it's important for parents to discern when is the right time to celebrate this important step in every Christian's life.
However you decide to lead your family this Halloween, chances are your kids will be jealous of what some of their friends get to do that they can't participate in. How can you respond with truth and love?
To trick-or-treat or not to trick-or-treat—that is the question. Parents everywhere are weighing the pros and cons of taking part in the impending Halloween holiday. Here's some much-needed perspective.
So often we forget this simple truth: God is a working God who created us to work. And the “us” means all of us, our grade school, middle school, and high school kids included.
As parents, you can use your children’s natural tendency to pick up on differences to foster a heart of gratitude and develop a habit of intercession for others.
None of the typical motivations against procrastination - good grades, money, better friendships - can compare to giving your kids’ tasks eternal significance.
As parents, we need others investing in our kids. Men and women that will be on the same team, telling them the same truths that we are. Here's why.
I am going to fail my children in so many ways. I am going to sin against them every day. But – doesn’t that mean every day is full of opportunity?
If we’re honest, we would save our kids if we could. But we can’t. Only God can call their names.
"What about Bible studies?" is one of the questions I hear most often when talking with others about how kids can be included in the life of a Missional Community.
Have you ever felt like you tell your children the same truths over and over, with no change? So have I. But I'll tell my daughter the gospel a million times if that's what it takes.
A Third Place is a place where your Christian community and your friends that do not believe in Jesus can connect with each other.