RE-Organizing the Family (Part 2)

Yesterday, I wrote about the organizational shift that occurs in families once a baby is born. You can read the post here. But to sum it up…when a child is born, the marriage relationship takes a backseat role in our modern families. The good news is that God has given us His design for our … Continue reading RE-Organizing the Family (Part 2)

RE-Organizing the Family (Part 1)

Who's in charge of your family? Let's being answering that question by thinking back to your "BC" days. Life Before Children. If you're like me, you're probably having a hard time remembering your life before kids. Here are a few reminders of what it was like. You could eat whenever & wherever you wanted to eat. There … Continue reading RE-Organizing the Family (Part 1)

3 Categories of Parenting

Raising children is one of the most difficult and most fulfilling jobs in the world – and one for which we often feel least qualified. There’s plenty of information and resources for parents today. Just try doing a Google search on parenting and you will find over 80 millions websites devoted to parenting. With all … Continue reading 3 Categories of Parenting

2 Vital Truths To Introduce Kids To God

Of all the character traits and truths we can teach children about God, I believe there are two vital truths that every child needs to understand. If they can grasp them, the rest of their faith journey can be built on these fundamental truths. So here they are… God Is Our Creator. Knowing that God … Continue reading 2 Vital Truths To Introduce Kids To God

Seed Planters & Kingdom Illustrators

In the parable of the mustard seed, Jesus asks two questions that have huge ramifications for our approach to next gen ministry. In Luke 13:18 Jesus said, “What is the Kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it?” The answers to these questions define our role as preschool, children’s, and student ministry leaders. They … Continue reading Seed Planters & Kingdom Illustrators