Posts Tagged ‘kids’

How to Take the Pressure Out of Christian Parenting

Pressure \ pres sure \ noun: A series of urgent claims or demands exerting a strong force on someone, causing a burdensome condition under which it is hard to hold up. Feeling some pressure as a parent? Do I even need to ask? I recently did a Google search on the phrase “how to parent,” and about 590,000,000 sites showed up. Then I googled “how to raise children,” and 385,000,000 sites appeared. I hope you’re… … Continue reading

Win a $1000 Shopping Spree in Our Hot Husband Contest!

Let’s face it. Your husband’s looks aren’t the only thing that’s attractive about him. Next time you catch him helping with homework, taking out the trash, or just being kind, snap a photo of him. It might win you a $1,000 shopping spree ($500 for you, $500 for him) in honor of Father’s Day! We’ll randomly select one GRAND PRIZE winner! Plus we’ll choose daily winners who will receive a copy of the Every Man’s Bible. The contest ends… … Continue reading

7eventh Time Down Loves It When Kids Get The Words Wrong

Mikey and Cliff from 7eventh Time Down join me on Episode 44 of “More Than The Music” to share the stories behind their album, “God Is On The Move,” including how they love it when kids get the words wrong. Subscribe through iTunes | Subscribe through Google Play | Subscribe Using the RSS Feed As dads, they love all the videos of kids singing, “God Is On The Move.” Enter to win an autographed 7eventh Time Down “God Is On… … Continue reading

How to Get Your Kids to Ask More Questions About Their Faith

The most popular post on my blog is one I wrote last year called, The Number One Sign Your Kids are Just Borrowing Your Faith (and Not Developing Their Own). That post has been read by more than 80,000 people and shared almost 14,000 times. Clearly it resonated deeply with people. So what was the sign that your kids are just “borrowing” your faith? They rarely, if ever, ask questions about it. Many parents wrote… … Continue reading

Help! I’m a Mom and I Don’t Know How to Make Time for Spiritual Growth.

I’m ready to leave the shop, but one thing stands in my way—the door. Not exactly a formidable barrier, but the odds are against me. My preschooler is running in circles, while my toddler pulls at my left hand; my right hand grips this terribly unwieldy baby carrier. Inside the carrier is my infant daughter. She is hungry and tired and howling. My purse is falling off one shoulder, my diaper bag off the other.… … Continue reading

Waiting on the Lord is Like My Daughter’s Loose Tooth

Do you remember your first loose tooth? Wiggly, staring, pressing your tongue to push it outward in hopes it would fall out. Eating apples in hopes it would show up attached somewhere on the core. Waiting. Staring. Waiting some more.. It’s quite a monumental event. Losing teeth, growing up it is a right of passage – baby teeth move out while grown up teeth move in. I remember I would freak out every time I’d… … Continue reading

Children in Guatemala Are Learning to Forgive Because of You

Imagine being curled up in your bed at night falling fast asleep holding a pair of sneakers. It sounds ridiculous, but that’s exactly what the children want to do in the group foster home that I visited in Guatemala with Buckner Shoes for Orphan Souls. Sixteen year old Diego is like most of the children who enter this home, he came in with only the clothes on his backs as his belongings. His shoes were… … Continue reading

OUR MINISTRY OF THE MONTH: KIDS ROCK!

Kids’ Rock! is a ministry that reaches children in public elementary schools with the Gospel of Christ. Kids meet weekly at the school with adult and youth leaders to study the bible, worship, pray, play fun games and activities, and connect with friends. Our mission is to be in every school providing children an opportunity to know Christ. Join with us in our mission by getting involved with the school your children attend or the… … Continue reading

4 Motivational Posters For Kids Who Mess Up

Wally gets a lot of questions from kids who have made mistakes and want to know how to move forward, so he challenged everyone on the show to make an inspirational poster that gives them advice. Vote for your favorites. Hear us explain our posters in today’s podcast. … Continue reading