Tag Archive: children

Seeing What We Know Or Knowing What We See?

“Do We See What We Know Or Know What We See?” (Abraham Heschel) I walked to and from Aldi from church last Sunday reading the book “The Prophets” by Abraham Heschel and was… Continue reading

Why Did God Create Humans? To Know Him…

It is possible for a parent to “provide” for their children without their children really knowing the parent. The children may have all of their needs—food, shelter, clothing, education, medicine, etc.—and may even… Continue reading

Responding To Children’s Persistence: God and Earthly Parents…

Getting ready for work this morning and my four year old daughter asked me for candy. Hmmm. I looked at her like, “Are you serious–do you realize how early it is?” (it’s a… Continue reading

Ways That God Blesses: A Look at Job…

So many people hear/speak the word “blessings” and often connect it with money, finances, career promotion, getting/receiving stuff, etc. And yet is seems that God in the Bible has a much broader definition… Continue reading

Books I’ve Read With My Children…

  Below is a hopefully helpful list of books that God has blessed me to read with my children ages 6-11. I am only including novels/chapter books for this list. May the LORD… Continue reading

Characteristics Of A Maturing Christian (Colossians 1:9-14)

Colossians 1:9-14 NIV 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XV…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

At The End of Your Parenting Rope…?

I was blessed recently to have a healthy discussion with some parents of 3rd-7th graders who are at the end of their parenting-ropes. One of their children in particular is making life miserable… Continue reading

You Don’t Have To Wait ‘Til You’re Older (To Shine For Jesus)!

-Main Point #1: God Made You for Greatness My friends, Jesus wants all of us to be like Him. Jesus is not for the spiritual elite, the super cool, or the privileged few—He… Continue reading

Dealing With Children When They Lie…

A Middle School parent recently sent me an email asking for the Biblical perspective on lying, as well as any practical tidbits I might know on how to deal with this important issue.… Continue reading