How do Children Hear an Invisible God

I did not realize that adult Christians in general might find it odd that you hear the voice of God.  In fact, I’ve only met a few who have said that they hear from Yahweh regularly.  The truth is, the Holy Spirit wishes to speak to all of us who are His.  Just looking at…

Creating Men and Women, Part 3

Ceremonies We can tell our son that he becomes a young man at the age of 13, but how much more memorable and meaningful would it be if we did something specifically geared toward initiating him and welcoming him into young adulthood.  The culmination of creating men and women is definitely this: ceremonies.  We believe…

Creating Men and Women, Part 2

Raising A Modern Day Knight (and Warrior Maiden) A great Book I read on raising boys into Men (and girls into Women) is: Raising a Modern Day Knight by Robert Lewis.  This a book for Fathers about raising their sons, but my husband and I both read it and have applied a lot of the…

Creating Men and Women, Part 1

One particular principle of parenting keeps coming back to me over and over again – Be Purposeful!  Children are not going to learn about and become more like Christ by accident. So, we have to ask those important questions. One significant question is this: How does our culture today see children and when do they…

Our Time is Limited

As today’s events in Connecticut has told everyone, our time with our children is so incredibly limited. No one would have imagined this morning that this would have happened. It drives home the fact that nothing else matters beside our children’s salvation; not their grades, not their messy rooms, not their eating habits, not their…

They’re Always Listening

God has a way of teaching you to watch your mouth.  Since I’ve had kids, I’ve learned that they listen to everything….and are ready to repeat it.  You know, like when you get pulled over for speeding and as soon as your spouse gets home they all yell, “Mama got a ticket, and it costs…