February 13, 2018

Truth Trail Markers is a series of mini blog posts that share a real life story, illustration or object lesson that we have used to teach our kids eternal truth. Like a marker on a trail, it helps us to get back on the right track and then keep on moving with our day....

February 3, 2018

Hymns for the Home

Hymns for the Home is a series that will highlight hymns and worship music that are great for family worship. They are chosen for their Biblical and spiritual content, as well as their simplicity.


April 13, 2017

Purity is Under Attack 

As I mentioned in the first article of this series (see article HERE), our family has been enriched and our perspective expanded to a global scale through our overseas assignments. The difficult, albeit invaluable, side to international living an...

April 4, 2017

Have We Lost our Children Intellectually?

I taught a Junior High Sunday School class for a while, and on one particular Sunday the lesson was from the book of Genesis--the creation story. As we opened our Bibles to the first chapter of Genesis, I asked the kids to each...

March 26, 2017

Taking a Stand

My husband deployed when my oldest two children were ages three years and three months, and in support, my in-laws treated the kids and me to a nice Italian dinner. I will never forget the chaos that ensued in the restaurant that night! The two-year old a...

March 20, 2017

No Room for Passivity

I once asked a friend at my Christian university about her church background, and was quite disconcerted by her response. Her parents grew up in two different denominations, and rather than choose one of these churches for their family, they chose...

February 28, 2017

Intense Family Environment

My family has been blessed by the Air Force with several overseas assignments, and has thoroughly enjoyed these opportunities to explore new territory, learn new languages, and experience different cultures. Our recent assignment in South Kore...

January 6, 2017

Full-Time Parenting: A Guide to Family-Based Discipleship
Authors: Israel Wayne
Pg # 160

Counter Cultural

Many Christian writers have a tight rope that they try to walk. They want to be both faithful to God's word and culturally relevant. This means that they want to bot...

December 24, 2016

Being a Scrooge

This year I read Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" to my kids for the first time. They loved the classic story and have been walking around being "Old" Scrooge and "New" Scrooge ever since we finished reading it. As we read we had some very informative...

November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving is such a happy time of year. Home after home is counting their blessing and recounting the good things that have happened since last thanksgiving. This provides a great opportunity for parents to help their children know what it means to be thankful peopl...

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