Articles Tagged 'Parent'

Love Language with Jesus?

Love Language with Jesus?

The best way I know to start trying this love language shift is to use it with Jesus.

Phil Ware reminds us how important it is to use love language with those who are precious to us and we can begin by doing this with Jesus.

Adopted into the Family

Adopted into the Family

We come with bad habits, wounds, and all sorts of unfortunate baggage. It takes awhile for us to unlearn them!

Phil Ware shares a powerful story about his foster grandson and how that helps us understand what it means to be adopted into God's family.

Two Little Girls

Two Little Girls

To Jesus, she's more than just another forgotten little girl!

Phil Ware reminds us of the power of compassion, especially when that compassion is channeled to help children escape poverty in Jesus' name through Compassion International.

'My Child, Get Up!'

'My Child, Get Up!'

In the face of such hard grief, what do we have to offer?

Phil Ware pauses and looks at the pain of grieving parents at the loss of a child and reminds us to forgo easy answers and cling to the stories and promises of Jesus.

His Hands Will Touch You, Too!

His Hands Will Touch You, Too!

When you see this man, who do you see?

Max Lucado writes about the man born blind in John 9 and reminds us that even though no one else notices us as a person, Jesus does.

Sometimes There Are No Answers

Sometimes There Are No Answers

What do you do when you can't figure out the answer?

Tom Norvell reminds us that there are a lot of questions in life that we cannot get answers to; but more than answers, we need God's presence.

Teach Them Diligently

Teach Them Diligently

Do you need help in finding ways to teach your children about God?

The responsibility for teaching the children about God lay with the parents, and while reinforcing repeated who God was and what God had done, the process also became a continual reminder to the parents as well.

Untold Stories: Eve, the Mother of Seth

Untold Stories: Eve, the Mother of Seth

What can we learn by just a few obscure references in Scripture about Seth? A whole lot of hope!

Phil Ware uses the story of Eve and Seth to give us encouragement for those times when we think we've failed as a parent.

Writing on Tablets

Writing on Tablets

So what are you writing on?

Stacy Voss talks about writing and also writing on the hearts of her children.

Our Legacy

Our Legacy

What are we leaving behind?

Donna Ware shares insight into raising children to leave a legacy of faith.

When You Need Wisdom

When You Need Wisdom

With all the crazy stuff going on, how am I supposed to know what to do?

Tom Norvel reminds us as leaders that we are promised wisdom, we just need to pray for it and ask for it genuinely and in faith.

A Child Will Lead Them

A Child Will Lead Them

What in the world does this mean?

Phil Ware redoes an older article focused on Jesus being the child that leads us.

One Song

One Song

We can't do it for everyone, but we can for at least our one!

Phil Ware finishes his Just One series by calling us to help others find their one song.

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.

Calling Home

Calling Home

Your Father is waiting to hear from you!

Russ Lawson talks about talking with his kids and grandchildren on the phone and how precious it is to him and how God longs to hear from us in much the same way.

Together in His Grace

Together in His Grace

What are you guys trying to do here?

Phil Ware gives the basis and background for the section of heartlight.org called together in his grace.

Comfort in any Season

Comfort in any Season

How does God use us to comfort other?

Phil Ware talks about 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 and comforting others with the comfort we have received when we went through the season of mourning, grief, and pain.

What Could Have Been

What Could Have Been

How do you know if you have made the right decision?

Rebecca Dowden shares an emotional look at a decision to not have children.

Christ in the House

Christ in the House

Where have you declared King's X with Jesus?

Phil Ware takes us back to Colossians 3 and challenges us to take a close look at the places where we do not allow Jesus to be Lord of our lives.

Sharing Her Grandpa

Sharing Her Grandpa

Now this is what it means to care like family!

Rubel Shelly tells a story about a granddaughter named Avery who shared her grandpa with a little boy alone on grandparents' day at her school.

Improv Parenting

Improv Parenting

Can you adjust to family life on the fly?

Jenny Runkel reminds us of the rules of improv and shows us how to use them in our parenting!

Complete Joy!

Complete Joy!

What can make my joy complete?

Tom Norvell talks about his son's wedding and how everyone sacrificed to do what the bride and groom wanted and this allowed complete joy to bless everyone.

Back-to-School Cool

Back-to-School Cool

How can we best approach the beginning of school?

Hal Runkel gives us some good advice on how to be ready for the transition back to school.

Forgiveness?

Forgiveness?

Wouldn't you have been upset?

Sarah Stirman writes about a time her husband didn't quite follow through on getting their pre-school kids to Bible class and she gets angry, but the Lord challenges her to forgive!

Woman Behold Your Son

Woman Behold Your Son

What can we learn about family at the cross?

Phil Ware continues his series on the 7 sayings of Jesus at the cross and reminds us how Jesus values his mother, widows, and the grieving.