Biblical Tasks of Grandparents

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You just got the very exciting news that you’re becoming a grandparent, now what? Besides seriously considering if you prefer Papa, Papaw or Poppy or if Grandma or Grammy sounds a little less old, understanding your role as a Christian grandparent will be helpful. Sure, you can buy the...

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Tags: pass it on, generational, grandpa, grandma, faith formation, grandparenting

Pointing

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One of the most wondrous parts of the Christmas account, which we don’t talk about nearly enough, is the star. It's truly amazing because it came out of nowhere, it shone brighter than any other star, and it showed exact location of the Savior newly born. It pointed the Wiseman and the...

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Tags: discipleship, sharing faith, faith formation, d6, along the way

Apologizing

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In our family, we need fresh starts on a daily basis. Anytime we can apologize and do a reset, we do it. We don’t want to let the small stuff fester into bigger stuff. I’m in no way saying we have all of this figured out, but I want to give you a picture of my sinful and...

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Tags: forgiveness, repentance, apologize, sorry, family life, apologizing, life and faith

Names of Jesus Advent Scripture Chain

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Countdown to Christmas with your family! Daily you will explore another name of Jesus through Scripture and take a moment to prepare your hearts for the Advent of our king. This downloadable paper chain will also help your family anticipate the coming of Christ at Christmas, because who doesn't...

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Tags: advent, family worship, faith at home, scripture chain

The Family's Guide to Corporate Worship with Little Ones

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“Blow the trumpet in Zion; consecrate a fast; call a solemn assembly; gather the people. Consecrate the congregation; assemble the elders; gather the children, even nursing infants. Let the bridegroom leave his room, and the bride her chamber.”-Joel 2:15-16 Some people wonder and...

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Tags: church, worship, corporate worship, children in church, kids in church, parenting in the pew

A Self-Assessment for Relationships

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There is no argument about how to recognize a Christ follower—you see the fruit of the Holy Spirit in his/her life. That is love, joy, peace patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness gentleness, and self-control (Galatians 5:22-23). With that fruit in mind, let’s dive into Scripture...

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Tags: relationships, self-assessment, family life, faith and life

How to Talk About Race (With Your Kids)

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Do! Talk with your kids. Don’t! Assume they don’t need to know what’s going on.   Do! Keep it simple! Don’t! Plot elaborate monologues about the multi-faceted complexities happening in our world right now.   Do! Define terms clearly in...

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Tags: race, family life, life and faith

Lead In

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Lean in. We’ve heard it before. We’ve been asked to do it before. We want to seize the opportunities we have before us and go for it. God has called each of us to lead our families in discipleship at home—to preach and teach the Bible to our family (Ephesians 6:4); to be a...

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Tags: family worship, lectionary, faithful family, lead in

Along the Way as We Serve Others

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Some people set a goal of serving others more in the New Year. There are countless ways that we can serve others, but as we do any one of them, we can also frame it through the lens of faith. I’d go even further to submit that you and I serve others because of our faith. As we serve, let...

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Tags: service, discipleship, serving others, sharing faith, faith formation, d6, along the way

Along the Way While Grocery Shopping

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With the dawn of grocery delivery and online ordering for pickup, grocery shopping is becoming less common but I don’t foresee it going away as a regular part of every day life anytime soon. Quick trips for milk, bread and forgotten ingredients will always remain. Being that this is a part...

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Tags: discipleship, sharing faith, faith formation, d6, along the way

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