Faith

Faith

How To Stay Connected With Your Church During COVID-19

Maybe your family is like ours and you’ve hit the crabby phase of quarantine. You made it through the first weeks of being homebound, but the month’s supply of snacks have vanished and you’ve hit the bottom with Netflix reruns. Even the… Read More

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Be Okay With Saying “I Don’t Know”

As parents, we all know how much kids love to ask questions, many of which start with the word, “Why.”   These questions may start out simple:  "Why is the sky blue?" or "Why can’t I have another piece of cake?" But when it… Read More

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The Letter I Wrote My Son When I Gave Him His First “Real” Bible

I Gave My Son His First Real Bible Recently, my oldest, at nine and a half, got his first real Bible. One with book names and chapters and verses included. It wasn’t to mark anything significant, but the more I thought about it, the… Read More

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What Should Kids Know About Good Friday?

It's Good Friday–one of the most humbling, powerful and difficult days Christians observe. To think about the trial, torture and execution Jesus endured for humanity's sake is truly astounding. If you're like most of us, you might struggle to figure out how… Read More

Celebrations | Faith

Embracing What’s To Come

I remember being told from day one of parenting, that the years would go by fast. That I should be “numbering my days.” And like all mothers, I accepted the nostalgic platitude, and then went about worrying how I would make it… Read More

Faith | Imagine The End

How to Talk About Faith With Your Kids When You Aren’t So Sure Yourself

In the Jewish tradition, when someone is named, it’s believed that the essence of who that person is, is being named and drawn out. It’s why Abram, a name meaning exalted father, is changed to Abraham, meaning a father of a multitude,… Read More

Character and Values | Faith | Imagine The End

How Kids Can Make the Wise Choice

It was another average weekday. Shortly after arriving home from work, I’m routinely rifling through the pile of papers pulled from my 2nd grader’s backpack. Amidst the assortment of math worksheets, writing assignments and doodles, I see one yellow slip of paper.… Read More

Celebrations | Create A Rhythm | Faith

What Easter is About

Easter is about a lot of things. First of all, it’s about Jesus keeping His promises. He told the disciples He would leave and then come back, and when Peter and John and Mary went to the tomb and saw it was… Read More

Faith | Imagine The End

Cultivating a Prayer Habit

When my son was about three or four years old, we started to prompt him to contribute his own prayer requests as we were getting him settled into bed at night. “Buddy, why don’t you go ahead and talk to God? You… Read More

Faith | Social Life | Widen The Circle

Where I Went When I Needed Parenting Help

If you’ve ever moved across the country with kids you are probably familiar with the word uprooted. Our daughter was going into kindergarten and our son into middle school when we moved from Texas to South Carolina and while it proved to… Read More