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Christian Parent

It’s Great That You’re a Christian Parent…But

It’s great that you’re a Christian parent, BUT it’s even greater if you’re leading your children into a lifelong, personal relationship with Jesus.
Covid-19

How COVID-19 Is Impacting the Next Generation

I believe we will look back and see that Covid-19 was a major shaping force for the next generation.  It may well be a defining experience for Gen Z and Gen Alpha.
listening

Tips for Leaders Who Lack the Crucial Skill of Listening Well

Being a good listener is a critical part of being a great leader.  People can tell when you are not really listening.  Your body language or that distant look in your eyes shows people you are not really listening to them.  They pick up on the vibe that you are simply waiting for them to stop talking, so you can talk.
Psalm

We Need Some Psalm 145 in Our Churches

I firmly believe that if we want to see Psalm 145 be a reality in our churches, if we really want to see our church family grow together and our younger generations stay faithful to Jesus, we are going to have to find ways to come together and be the church across generations.
repenters

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes

Men, Be the Chief Repenters in Your Homes - The goal of repentance is not to manufacture peace among others with perfunctory repentance, but rather to turn to God wholly and completely.
help children succeed spiritually

10 Ways Parents Can Help Children Succeed Spiritually

Parents want to see their children succeed academically.  Socially.  Financially.  Athletically.  These are all well and good, but the most important area a parent can help their child succeed is to help children succeed spiritually.
family

What Our Family Is Learning From Our Girls With Special Needs

For anyone walking a similar path, I encourage you to find a Bible-believing, Gospel-preaching church that will minister to you and your family. We have been been a part of three different churches—all who have loved us well and cared for our girls.
exceptional

10 Skills You Need to Be an Exceptional Children’s Ministry Leader

Do you want to be an exceptional children's ministry leader?  Here are 10 key skills you can work on and grow in that will help you knock it out of the ballpark.
worship

3 Things That Need to Change About How Our Kids Worship

What I remind our kids during our time of song singing is two things. One worship is us proclaiming who God is. Two worship reminds us of who God is.
days

Kids These Days

It was basically his version of, “Kids these days” while despondently shaking his head at their absolute lack of understanding and decorum. You can almost hear the sigh.
apologetcs

Motherhood is Apologetics

Because motherhood is apologetics, mothers must be good theologians. We must know God, his character, his words, and his ways.
tough audience

Kids Are a Tough Audience

Speaking in front of kids can be more challenging than speaking in front of adults.  If you don't have a creative lesson to engage them, they will create their own lesson. Kids are a tough audience.
Bible verses about children

28 Bible Verses About Children

With these Bible verses about children, you'll now FOR SURE what Scripture says about children, their salvation and our responsibilities as parents and teachers.
father

The Glory of Children Is Their Fathers

While our ultimate desire is to hear God say, “Well done, good and faithful servant,” we all also want to hear our children say, “Well done, good and faithful father” or “Well done, good and faithful mom.”
children's minister

When Are You Too Old to Be a Children’s Minister?

When Are You Too Old to be a Children's Ministry leader? I don't think this is something you can put an exact time frame on.  I think it varies from person-to-person.
question

Should I Allow My Child to Question His or Her Faith?

In our home, we have a “no question is off limits” policy that has allowed for our kids to question things we do or things we believe when they don’t fully understand or know the reasons behind them.
Children in Revival

History of Children in Revival

John Wesley had a powerful ministry to children and saw many examples of children in revival. Here are a few of the quotes from his journals.
focus on the family

See Life 2020: A Window Into the Womb

This year, Focus on the Family hopes to, once again, give the voiceless a chance to speak. On September 26th, we’re giving the world another glimpse at, not what is in the womb, but who is in the womb.
Hiring a Children's Ministry Director

10 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Children’s Ministry Director

The children's ministry director is one of the most critical hires you can make. Here are great questions to use when hiring your children's ministry director.
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Screentime on Steroids? Here’s Help!

Gone are the days of notebooks, pads, pencils, textbooks, and workbooks. It's screentime on steroids. Most if not all these items have been replaced with glowing pieces of glass.
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