Teaching Children the Gospel

I was loading whites into the washing machine when four-year old Charis came up behind me. She watched for half a minute, and then she said, “Mommy, you taught us to love God?” I don’t know where the question came from. Her question gripped me because I had just read a post from a mom […]

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Gaining Ground: The Post I Didn’t Want to Publish

This topic has been burdening my heart for some time. I wrote this post, but then put it aside thinking that it may be too harsh and I’m “preaching to the choir.” Yet, in the midst of my decision to put this idea down, I seem to have lost my writing creativity. And everywhere I […]

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Why My Teenagers Don’t Date (until they are at LEAST 18)

I was listening to a Christian radio program while I drove. The speaker was talking about the importance of keeping communication open with our kids, and encouraging them to ask question to help them traverse the field of dating. Sounds good, right? Until the example he used was one involving the typical 13 year old […]

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They Won’t Remember Me

I pray for them now… our generations. I observe the godlessness in our culture, and listen to missionaries in communist countries tell how the church is persecuted while our own America is coveted by socialists in blue, and I ask God to keep us all diligent to teach every generation the faithfulness of God and […]

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Have You Seen My Child? Lost and Found

I was preparing to head out the door. It was time to meet the co-op truck across town. They only come once a month and my order was pre-paid. I looked around the children in the living room. “Where’s Melody?” I asked my daughter Ella. At 15, Ella is often the one to swing our […]

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