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7 Biblical Grandparents and the Amazing Lessons They Teach Us

Remember flannelgraphs? The life of Isaac provided rich material for these eye-catching Sunday School lessons--promised to parents of old age, bound and offered by his father as a sacrifice, kept at home while a servant was sent to choose his wife, blessed with twins.The grandparents of Joseph through one of their twins, this Bible patriarch... Read more

Obstacles or Opportunities – Part 1 – God’s Love at Work – Week of May 24

Obstacles or Opportunities Part 1 By Margaret D. Mitchell[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2UoDkov6o8[/embed]When seasons change, so do opportunities.Opportunity, according to Strongs, means a due measure, and "a fixed and definite period, a time, season." A fitting time (Strongs).Websters defines opportunity as, a favorable juncture of circumstances and a good chance for advancement or progress.Some synonyms for opportunity are liberty, freedom and... Read more

10 of the Best Ways to Love on Your Mom This Mother’s Day

“Charm is deceptive, and beauty if fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.” Proverbs 31:30This Mother’s Day, many of us will still be reeling from the corona virus pandemic. Many moms have added “homeschooling,” and “coach,” to their resumes amidst the normal laundry lists of tasks, and for many of us,... Read more

7 Prayers for When Parenting Is a Struggle

Are you struggling with parenting right now? It’s no secret that parenting is hard, but some times are more difficult than others. If you and your family are finding these days of social distancing and quarantine to be a little more challenging than you expected from a relationship perspective, I want to provide you with seven... Read more

10 Ways to Make Your Mom Feel Truly Loved

Betsy St. Amant Haddox iBelieve Contributing Writer A mothers love is a beautiful gift. God uniquely designed mothers with instincts, desires, and abilities that reflect His own nurturing and loving care for us. He has equipped moms in a special way, not only with the ability to bear and deliver a child, but also spiritually,... Read more

A Prayer of Protection over What Your Children See

Be careful little eyes what you seeBe careful little eyes what you seeFor your Father up above is looking down in loveSo be careful little eyes what you see.~ Author UnknownIt has been said that memory is like a filing cabinet in the brain, where thoughts, ideas, and  perceptions are stored away in separate files... Read more

A Prayer for Those Still Waiting to Be Mothers

Betsy de Cruz Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer I remember when I first learned that Mother's Day can be the most painful date on the calendar for those still waiting to be mothers. A dear friend who had waited years to become pregnant received the devastating news that her baby had died in utero. When I visited... Read more

20 Bible Verses That Honor the Blessing of Mothers

Veronica Olson Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com Mothers Day is a wonderful time to draw our attention to our mothers (and mother-figures!) and the important role they have played and continue to play in our lives.We admire our mothers and mother figures for their nurturing, their strength, their kindness, their sacrifice, and perhaps their sense of humor and... Read more

5 Communication Mistakes That Lead Children to Rebel

Betsy de Cruz Crosswalk.com Contributing Writer When my son made his arrival into this world 22 years ago, the fact that he was screaming his tiny lungs out pointed to future challenges. I hugged my little miracle in my arms, but I couldnt get him to stop crying. In the days to follow, hed cry,... Read more

Whats the Relationship between Inspiration and Translation? A Response to Bill Mounce

I am deeply grateful for the life and ministry of Bill Mounce. His Greek grammar was my introduction to biblical Greek as a sophomore at Wheaton College in 1998, and after using others over the years I still commend his as the best by far. I am also thankful for his work with Crossway and... Read more

12 Coronavirus Conversation Starters for Great Talks with Your Kids

What better time than quarantine to start a new hobby? Both kids and parents can use this time to do something theyve always wanted to do. Ask your kids what they would like to try and be as supportive as possible in fostering that interest.Here are a few hobby ideas to consider for your family: -... Read more

5 Tips for Raising More Teachable Children (Even during Quarantine)

Teachable children are sensitive to Gods prodding as well as to parental influence. Not only does faith support our work as parents, but its our most important subject matter. Equipping children with a faith relationship is a gift that will bless them their whole lives. Story is an easy way to bridge a faith relationship... Read more

10 Fears Every Parent Struggles With

We pray. We ask God for discernment and freedom from the lies we hold on to. We ask Him to help us focus on His truth and His guidance in all our parenting. Lets even ask Him to forgive us for holding on to beliefs that werent true. We can read the Truth. We can spend... Read more

7 Ways to Fight Sin as a Family

Families face many challenges today. It can be difficult for families to cope with day-to-day life, let alone unravel themselves from the sins that entangle us. As parents, we dont want to see our children stuck in sin. We spend their formative years helping them to combat sin and live God-glorifying lives.But everyone stumbles into... Read more

Mothers Day Prayer of Encouragement and Blessing

A Mothers Day Prayer Father, Nothing surprises You, but we are knocked off balance easily as we traverse the road of motherhood. Each stage comes with a rollercoaster of emotion as we watch little people grow and bloom right before our eyes. We watch them struggle, trying to make things easier for them so they dont... Read more

Why Christian Family Counseling Is Important

Mom and Dad just found out their teenager has another in-school suspension. Mom thinks its Dads fault, Dad thinks its Moms fault. The blaming continues and the fracture in their family system has grown larger. The weight of their issues keeps piling up. They are overwhelmed. They take their kids to church every Sunday. They... Read more

Taking Inspiration and Gratitude From the Early Christians in Pandemic Rome | RELEVANT Magazine

Taking Inspiration and Gratitude From the Early Christians in Pandemic Rome | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Had been dealing with a worldwide pandemic. In 2001, we confronted a catastrophic disaster with the occasions of 9/11. However in contrast to the ambiguous disaster we People now face with the Coronavirus, that terrorist assault was a finite occasion that got here and went. With the cloud of this pandemic, nervousness... Read more

Kevin Smith: Future Generations Will Get 'Divine Inspiration' From 'Avengers: Endgame' | RELEVANT Magazine

Kevin Smith: Future Generations Will Get ‘Divine Inspiration’ From ‘Avengers: Endgame’ | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Kevin Smith is a filmmaker behind alt-90s cult hits like Clerks, Dogma, Mallrats and Chasing Amy. He’s additionally an enormous comedian e book aficionado (he’s written Daredevil for Marvel Comics and Inexperienced Arrow for DC Comics, amongst others), keenly eager about faith. So perhaps it’s no shock that he discovered a approach... Read more