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6 Ways Your Family Can Be a Light This Halloween

We all desire to protect our kids, but we do our children a major disservice if we dont teach them about darkness. The good news is, the truths about evil and spiritual warfare arent scary, because we already know the Victor and the outcome. Weve read the final page of the book, and we know... Read more

Teens are sleeping better and enjoying more family time during pandemic – report

(Photo: Unsplash/Kevin Laminto)While the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in declining mental health for many adults, the findings are different for teenagers, particularly those in two-parent households. They have been faring better thanks to more sleep and spending more time with their families, according to a new report. The new report, released Tuesday from the Institute... Read more

Barrett: Ive Endured Attacks on My Faith and Family in Order to ‘Serve My Country’

Barrett: Ive Endured Attacks on My Faith and Family in Order to 'Serve My Country' Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Tuesday acknowledged the caricatures of her and the attacks on her faith and family but said its worth enduring because she is committed to the rule of law and wants to serve her... Read more

A Thanksgiving Family Update – Tim Challies

Today is Thanksgiving for us Canadianswe like to get the holiday out of the way a little bit earlier than our neighbors to the south. And since its a holiday I thought Id take it easy and provide nothing more substantial than a bit of an update on life and family. First, though, a word... Read more

Chadwick Boseman’s Family Opens Up about the Importance of God in the Late Black Panther Star’s Life

Chadwick Boseman's Family Opens Up about the Importance of God in the Late Black Panther Star's Life Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as Marvel's Black Panther, recently passed away of cancer, but there was so much more about his life that few ever knew until his friends and family began to speak out.Now,... Read more

Missionary family stands firm amid massive struggles – Mission Network News

Philippines (CAM) — Even before COVID-19 began devastating lives, trials of another nature this year were already battering a native ministry leader in the Philippines. The year began with the death under suspicious circumstances of one of his native missionaries working in an area of violent opposition. At first I thought that he had a... Read more

Hindus, Ex-Church Members Attack Christian Family in India

Hindus, Ex-Church Members Attack Christian Family in India HYDERABAD, India, Sept. 25, 2020 (Morning Star News) Punita Kumari was caring for her family in eastern India the morning of Sept. 14 when leaders of about 25 hard-line Hindu assailants armed with bamboo sticks forced their way into their one-room home.Saying Christians could not live in... Read more

Report: Christian Schools Instill a Protestant Family Ethic

The Story: A new report finds that students who attend private schoolsespecially Protestant Christian schoolsare more likely to forge successful families as adult men and women. The Background: A recently released report jointly produced by AEI and the Institute for Family Studies is the first of its kind to analyze the marriage and family outcomes... Read more

Skyfall and Spectre: The Bonds of Family – Christ and Pop Culture

**Spoiler Alert: This article contains spoilers for the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre.** Orphans always make the best recruits, remarks M (Judi Dench), the ice-cold spymaster, while standing in the frigid Scottish Highlands with her loyal protector, James Bond (Daniel Craig), by her side. She is, of course, referring to Bondthe iconic protagonist of... Read more

Louisville Reaches $12 Million Settlement with Family of Breonna Taylor

Louisville Reaches $12 Million Settlement with Family of Breonna Taylor The city of Louisville, Kentucky agreed to a $12 million settlement to the family of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year old black woman who was fatally shot by police back in March.According to the Associated Press, the city also called for reforming police practices but Taylors... Read more

The City of Louisville Will Pay $12 Million to Breonna Taylor’s Family | RELEVANT

Breonna Taylor’s family will settle its wrongful death lawsuit with the City of Louisville for $12 million, according to the New York Times. The settlement also includes changes to the laws around how Louisville police conduct raids, in an effort to reduce policing deaths. Among the reforms included in the settlement are more thorough inspections... Read more

An Ally for Your Family – Daughters of Promise – September 15

AN ALLY FOR YOUR FAMILYNow Abraham was old, well advanced in years. And the Lord had blessed Abraham in all things. And Abraham said to his servant, the oldest of his household, who had charge of all that he had, Put your hand under my thigh, that I may make you swear by the Lord,... Read more

A Family Worship Pep Talk

Start Where You Are When it comes to family discipleship, low-hanging fruit is everywhere. You do not need to create amazing productions or have an archive of profound insights at the ready. Family discipleship does not have to be intricate or complicated. You just need a willingness to focus on the child who is in... Read more

Podcast: Family Discipleship 101 (Adam Griffin)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. How to Do Family Discipleship In this episode, Adam Griffin, co-author of Family Discipleship: Leading Your Home through Time, Moments, and Milestones, discusses what it looks like for parents to prioritize the important but mostly ordinary spiritual leadership of their family. He debunks common misconceptions... Read more

How to Prioritize Family Discipleship – The Gospel Coalition

The following is an uncorrected transcript generated by a transcription service. Before quoting in print, please check the corresponding audio for accuracy. Collin Hansen: No one can help or hurt a child like a parent can. Don’t believe me? Well, try finding a memoir that isn’t an extended meditation on the author’s parents. And if... Read more

Christian girl was abducted at gunpoint and forced to convert to Islam, say family

Maira Shahbaz(Photo: Aid to the Church in Need)The family of a Christian girl is fighting for her freedom after saying she was abducted at gunpoint, forced to convert to Islam and marry a Muslim man.  The Lahore High Court is to hear the case of Maira Shahbaz, 14, next week after a local court overturned... Read more

Does God Have a Heart for Your Family? – Daughters of Promise – July 29

DOES GOD HAVE A HEART FOR YOUR FAMILY?Then the men said to Lot, Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place. For we are about to destroy this place. Genesis 19:12The members of Lots family dont appear to have a deep and... Read more

10 Classic Family Movies with Powerful Gospel Messages

Betsy St. Amant Haddox iBelieve Contributing Writer It can be hard today to find quality movies that dont fill our minds with filth. My husband and I frequently analyze whether we should keep the various streaming programs we subscribe to. More often than not, we find ourselves deleting them for a season. Add children into... Read more

‘Global Body of Christ’ Steps Up: $250,000 Raised for Family of Pastor Killed on Roadside

'Global Body of Christ' Steps Up: $250,000 Raised for Family of Pastor Killed on Roadside An online fundraiser for the family of a Texas pastor killed in a roadside accident passed the $250,000 mark Wednesday thanks to donations from friends, acquaintances and even individuals who didnt know the minister.John Powell, the pastor of... Read more

Christians told to renounce Jesus or be refused coronavirus aid – ‘Let your God take care of your family’

A woman prays inside a church outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in this file photo.Reuters/fileChristians are being told to renounce their faith in Jesus or have their coronavirus aid support for their families taken away. Various reports are highlighting the persecution against Christians in countries across south-east Asia and Sudan. Open Doors International's Jan Vermeer has... Read more

3 Remedies to Revitalize Awkward Family Devotions

3. Welcome Their Questions Questions come with the territory, and the older kids get, the harder they can be to answer. One thing we never want to do is shut down their questions with responses like because the Bible says so or just have faith and dont question it. While our intentions may be good,... Read more

Man Whose Family Members Were Slaves, Man Whose Family Owned Slaves Encourage Americans to ‘Rise Above Racism’

Man Whose Family Members Were Slaves, Man Whose Family Owned Slaves Encourage Americans to 'Rise Above Racism' A white man whose ancestors were slave owners and an African American man whose ancestors were the slaves owned by that family are inviting people to discuss racial healing at a seven-part retreat from CMAX.tv called... Read more

A Prayer Request for Tony and Update From the Campolo Family

Red Letter Community, please read the letter shared by Tony’s family below: Dear Friends, On the evening of June 20 our father, Tony Campolo, had a stroke that partially paralyzed the left side of his face andbody.Since then he has been recovering and working on rehabilitation on the ground floor of the Beaumont Health Center,... Read more

Tony Campolo’s family asks for prayer after popular speaker suffers stroke

Tony Campolo is a co-founder of Red Letter ChristiansTony Campolo's family has asked for prayer as the popular pastor, speaker and author continues to recover from a stroke.  In an update issued on Monday, his children, Bart Campolo and Lisa Goodheart, said their father had suffered the stroke on the evening of June 20.  It... Read more

Another One of Those Family Updates (Graduations, Cameras, Travel) – Tim Challies

Over the past few weeks it has been interesting to see how different jurisdictions in Canada and elsewhere in the world have created and released guidelines for worship services during a pandemic. And then it has been interesting to see how different churches interpret those guidelines. Here in Ontario, we were given broad guidelines from... Read more

Chip, Joanna Gaines Family Sits Down for an Uncomfortable Conversation about Racism with Emmanuel Acho

Chip, Joanna Gaines Family Sits Down for an Uncomfortable Conversation about Racism with Emmanuel Acho The entire Chip and Joanna Gaines family joined Emmanuel Acho to discuss racial injustice in his video series, Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man. And their powerful conversation aimed at improving the world for future generations is truly... Read more

Challenging Loyalty to Family for God’s Sake – Daughters of Promise – June 24

CHALLENGING LOYALTY TO FAMILY FOR GODS SAKESo Jacob sent and called Rachel and Leah into the field where his flock was and said to them, I see that your father does not regard me with favor as he did before. But the God of my father has been with me. You know that I have... Read more