Lovingly Parenting Anyone Who Needs It
Trusting God, our primary parent, who simply, purely, wholly loves every single one of His children, we are able to help any child of God in times of great need.
Gratitude is Riches
A dad writes a letter of gratitude to his parents.
God IS and We DO Know Him!
Family is an arena full of opportunities in which to find and to feel God. Take the time — make the time! — to talk together about what God is. These conversations will teach parents as much as children.
We Are All Safe - "The Beloved of the Lord"
As parents, the Bible shows us how to address feelings of fear and concern for our loved ones — and for our fellowman?
Packing for Summer Adventures
The peace of God carries us into and through all adventures — big or small, planned or unexpected.
Knowing the Difference Between Right and Wrong
If we don't commit to living by a moral code, we are compromising our individual and community integrity. The Ten Commandments, the Golden Rule, and the two great commandments are relevant guides today!
Oktoberfest at Your House!
A "fest" is a joyful celebration any time, anywhere. Explore different types of fests that are Bible-based and fun opportunities to put good thoughts into action. Learn how to "feast" on God's goodness!
Establishing a Healthy Home
The most effective healthcare system for your family should include assurances from the Bible through countless instances of God's love, which overcomes health problems and fears.
Doers Do Deeds!
Teaching youngsters to be "doers" as well as hearers is an important lesson in compassion, life skills, and balance. Plus, a doer of the work "shall be blessed in his deed."
What's Your Family Motto?
A motto is what one stands for, and what one aims to emulate or achieve. As your family grows in God-inspired graces, finding a motto can be an enjoyable and helpful activity.
What's in Your House?
We all have ideas/attributes/possessions that are hidden away in our "house." And these hidden assets are vital to ourselves -- to our well-being -- and to that of our family.
The Bible is full of name-calling! Take a look at Psalms to learn nicknames for God, which give us a clearer picture of God — and of ourselves as His image and likeness.
Talk is NOT Cheap
…ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people;…." These are essential topics to explore in conversations with our children every day.
See how many words ending in "cate" you can make and figure out how they relate to the Bible! Educate, eradicate, vindicate, adjudicate, communicate, lubricate…and many more!
Time to Buckler Up!
Take hold of the shield and buckler, and stand up for mine help. Instill in youngsters the importance of "taking hold" and "standing up" for God's help — and trusting God to keep you safe!
A Priority Project
A top priority as a parent is helping your youngster understand his innate spirituality as a son or daughter of God. It is so important to make time in our day for family Bible study.
Be More Responsible!
Responsibility is a "plus" for both parents and children — it's not something to resist but to strive for diligently. The Bible includes helpful guidance on how and why to be responsible — as well as the blessings it brings!
Lessons from a Little Boy
Reading the story of Samuel together, families can share in the adventure as well as gain helpful insight to values and character traits from which all of us can learn.
What Are They Learning?
Research shows that one of the weakest areas of learning is in the field of religion, morals, and ethics. Since religion is the basis for moral and ethical behavior, it's a good topic with which to begin.
Establishing good reading habits is a parenting "must do"! The Bible is full of great stories to read, discuss, and become so familiar with that we can turn to them for inspiration and guidance.
Playing In The Streets
The freedom of summer should include a freeing sense of safety in terms of where our children are and what they're doing. Let's help our children know the peace and security of living in God's "peaceable kingdom."
Staying Home from Sunday School is Not an Option
Turning to God for answers will become natural and enjoyable for a child as long as the parent establishes clear expectations and habits for learning and growing spiritually. Not to learn CANNOT be an option!
Triumphing over Teasing
We can rejoice in our God-given freedom from untrue labels and labeling tactics. Jesus reminds us that we're in good company when persecuted, but he also expects us to triumph over evil-doing.
Keeping the Sabbath Holy!
Sunday is God's gift to man! What do you do to keep it holy — to honor and respect God? This article is full of good ideas to get families started on a new weekly tradition.