Articles Tagged 'Kids'

You Break It; You Buy It?

You Break It; You Buy It?

You mean, this actually applies to my kid, too?

Phil Ware reminds us that God broke one of the most held rules of merchandising, you break it; you buy it, and in Jesus turned this principle upside down.

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Grace: Passing It On

Ancient Wisdom, Modern Grace: Passing It On

How do we learn to live with broader horizons and greater risk-taking for the Kingdom of God?

Phil Ware completes his four-part series called 'Ancient Wisdom, Modern Grace.' He reminds us of our need to be a risk-taking group of Jesus followers

A Circle of Love: Too!

A Circle of Love: Too!

When Jesus' family loves each other, even in our worst moments, we can find ourselves being carried!

Phil Ware takes us back to an old article from twenty years ago about a circle of love and a family that was sustained through tragedy and loss because of the love of friends.

Diamonds in the Rough

Diamonds in the Rough

What can you find among the poor in Brazil?

This is a special report on Compassion International and the refocus on poorer areas of Brazil to help find diamonds in the rough, kids with great potential.

The Fourth Quarter

The Fourth Quarter

So are you ready for the buzzer to sound?

Teresa Bell Kindred reminds us to use the fourth quarter wisely and finish strong.

how to learn the language of happiness

how to learn the language of happiness

Arguing kids and the morning's first sunlight lead to thanksgiving?

Ann Voskamp takes a morning breakfast, washing, dishes, arguing boys, and books in multiple languages and turns it into a time of joy, happiness, and eucharisteo.

That's You Dad!

That's You Dad!

What a sweet dedication in a book, just wish it were my own!

Russ Lawson writes about finding a book with a special inscription for fathers, dads, that reminds us that changing the world comes at a cost and so we step up to the plate and do what a dad is supposed to do.

A Passion for Children

A Passion for Children

I've developed in my heart a strong passion for children, especially those children who live in poverty.

Paul Styrvoky details his experiences of sponsoring a child through Compassion International.

The Father's Love

The Father's Love

How deep is His love for us?

Tom Norvell reminds us of the overwhelming deep love the Father has for us and reminds us that he gives us glimpses of this in a good father's relationship and love for his children.

When these Ol' Walls Can't Speak

When these Ol' Walls Can't Speak

Can you capture the memories even if you can't hear the words?

Phil Ware begins a series of messages called "The Journey Home" and focuses on God being the home we long for.

Making a Difference?

Making a Difference?

Can't we save some?

Phil Ware continues his series on light on the dark side of the mountain reminding us the need for men and women of God to step up and be counted.

Big Rocks

Big Rocks

How are you going to get everything in?

Patrick Odum talks about our big rocks have to go into the bottle first.

The Grinch that Stole Mommy

The Grinch that Stole Mommy

How do I order that talking gnome?

Jenny Runkel admits that Christmas really stresses her out and she finds a way to cope.

Handicapped and His Glory

Handicapped and His Glory

How can a crippling situation or handicap actually be an open door for the Savior?

Sarah Stirman has reason to reflect on being crippled or handicapped and being useful to God.

Opposite Day

Opposite Day

How can I turn it around with my kids?

Jenny Runkel shares an experience with her parenting that took her outside the normal ScreamFree process and how she did the opposite of what she felt like doing to get back on track.

Beyond Parental Neglect

Beyond Parental Neglect

So where do the kids fit in on your New Year's list?

Paul Faulkner shares the importance of putting our kids up there as a top priority.

Thanks Dad!

Thanks Dad!

How can you honor your dad this week in a significant way?

Phil Ware describes how his dad was great and how he taught his family how to love and stand up for kids.

Jesus, Send the Cops

Jesus, Send the Cops

What in the world has Mildred gotten herself into this time?

Mildred Budge, church lady personified, faces another set of misadventures, this time with a truck driver, a Hummer, and an ambulance at Wal-Mart.

Divorce and Children

Divorce and Children

Is it really that big a deal?

Divorce hurts kids and wounds adults and we must prevent it.

Horrifying Halloween

Horrifying Halloween

What could make Halloween any more horrifying than it already is?

An awful Halloween ten years ago reminds us how important it is to value children for who they are!

They're Always Watching You!

They're Always Watching You!

So how in the world did they learn to do that kind of thing?

A child buys a car online because he has learned to imitate the actions of his mother on a computer and this is a powerful reminder that our kids are always watching us

Whatever the Need

Whatever the Need

Are you ready to trust Jesus with your need?

God longs to help supply us with our need, just as he did with the apostles trying to feed the 5000.

Scream Free Parenting

Scream Free Parenting

Can you truly parent without the loud volumes and the moments of being out of control?

Parenting can be done scream free, but not because we focus on our children, but because we focus on ourselves.

What the Kids Pick Up

What the Kids Pick Up

What are your kids hearing in the background and from you?

Kids hear all sorts of things in the background of the world via the radio and tv, how are we helping them process this?

Flashing Lights in the Park

Flashing Lights in the Park

Is there hope for these kids?

A description of the Dry Bones minsistry and a hard night a kid died.