Why Kids Are a Blessing From the Lord

Why Kids Are a Blessing From the Lord

When it comes to kids, the Bible makes it plain that they’re one of God’s best gifts to us as parents:   Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. (Psalm 127:3) And while we know it’s true, it feels true in the sweetest ways when a precious...
Growing Through Prayer – The Living Hope of Easter

Growing Through Prayer – The Living Hope of Easter

Lord, as our family prepares for Easter, help us to see past the bunnies and baskets. We want to celebrate the living hope of Easter that we find in Jesus. He tore down every barrier to knowing your love. He overcame death. Fear. Despair. Hate. Division. In him we...
A Parent’s Lament for Our Kids

A Parent’s Lament for Our Kids

When our children hurt, we hurt with them as moms and dads. Nothing is more painful than watching our children struggle in the wasteland of life. Feeling lost, anxious, and alone, they become caught in sin and desperate to find their way in this world. As parents, we...
Growing Through Prayer – God’s Path for Our Family

Growing Through Prayer – God’s Path for Our Family

Lord, you’ve marked out a unique path for each one in our family. You’re calling us to work, learn, and grow in new ways. You’re developing our individual gifts as your Spirit stirs dreams and desires in our hearts. We stand at the door, ready to step out into all you...
Dear Teacher…

Dear Teacher…

Dear Teacher, Our paths have woven together as we start this new school year. Even though I don’t know you very well yet, we have plenty in common. We both want what’s good for my child. We care deeply about helping kids learn, grow, and thrive. You and I want a...