Serving

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Compelling Your Kids to Serve

There’s a film adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s autobiographical novel Little Women that includes a moment when Jo, the heroine, receives criticism from her German professor on her first novel…… Read More
Give Your Kids Something To Do

Character and Values | Imagine The End | Serving

Give Your Kids Something to Do

Without fail, it comes every week: trash night. Now, normally this happens around 10:00 pm the night before trash day when I’m scrambling around the house grabbing every trash bag,… Read More

Family Life | Imagine The End | Middle School (6th-8th) | Serving

The Importance of Letting Go

I’m writing this while sitting on a flight with my thirteen-year-old son on our way home from Uganda. Yep . . . Uganda! It’s actually an interesting story how it all happened. I had an opportunity to join a mission trip to… Read More

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Leading Your Kids to Serve

I grew up hating church. I didn’t have any theological problems with church, I was just bored. Sitting still for more than ten minutes was torture, and sometimes our services went on for two hours! The worst part is that my dad… Read More

Character and Values | Serving

PCL 23: [Repost] How Serving Changes Kids

Kara Powell, PhD, co-author of the Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager In A Digital Media World and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, Kristen Ivy, and Reggie Joiner discuss how giving kids increasing opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest… Read More

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3 Qualities of a Serving Family

Have you ever wondered what makes people who enthusiastically serve others good at it? And how do they find the time or energy? We feel like the only thing we’ve been serving lately are the pickups and drop offs, and a frozen… Read More

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What I Learned from My Kids About Serving

I’ve been making a big mistake with my previous short-term mission trips. I’ve always thought of them more as group experiences rather than individual journeys for each kid. It’s easy to do when you’ve got 32 college students for a single weekend… Read More

Character and Values | Serving

PCL 10: How Serving Changes Kids

Kara Powell, PhD, co-author of the Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager In A Digital Media World and executive director of Fuller Youth Institute, Kristen Ivy, and Reggie Joiner discuss how giving kids increasing opportunities to serve through childhood is one of the biggest… Read More