Articles Tagged 'Parents'

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.

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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

What Do You Treasure?

What Do You Treasure?

An old silver dollar evokes many old memories!

Russ Lawson lets silver dollars remind him of long ago with his grandparents and challenge himself right now to treasure the proper things in life.

Honor

Honor

Why would she tell the President to get his feet off her table?

Bill Denton remembers a story told about President George W. Bush putting his feet up on his mother's coffee table and being scolded, and reminds us that it's all about honor.

When the New Babies Require Extra Care

When the New Babies Require Extra Care

How do grandparents deal with multiple multiples?

Janet Colbrunn shares her experiences as a grandparent to multiple multiples.

Light for Living

Light for Living

What will you do when the lights all go off?

Rubel Shelly talks about finding our way when we are trapped in darkness: look for Jesus to light the way.

Never Too Late

Never Too Late

How do you know there is still time to make a difference?

Paul Faulkner reminds us that it's never too late to make a difference in the lives of our family members if we will start today.

Be Intentional about What Matters Most

Be Intentional about What Matters Most

What is really most important in your family?`

Paul Faulkner reminds us that we have to be intentional or what we view as important gets lost in the busyness of life.

Connecting the Dots!

Connecting the Dots!

Can you see the outline of your life taking shape?

Ron tells about his daughter's miscarriage and how God has connected the dots to help her come to the conclusion they need to adopt a baby.

Divorce and Children

Divorce and Children

Is it really that big a deal?

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

When You Thought I Wasn't Looking

When You Thought I Wasn't Looking

What do you think they see?

People are watching us all the time and learn from watching what is important to us and to them.

A Prayer for our Child

A Prayer for our Child

What is on your heart this graduation?

A prayer for graduating seniors by parents.

Minimum Daily Requirement for Christian Parents

Minimum Daily Requirement for Christian Parents

What's the least you can do for your children?

There are many simple things we can and must do to help our children have faith!

The Button Box

The Button Box

How will we be remembered?

It's not the big stuff that we remember from our grandparents, but the small wonderful things that they did to touch our lives.