Your children’s connection with God is unique to each child; but with prayerful support and creative inspiration, you can help them embark on the lifetime adventure of a personal relationship with their Heavenly Father
Idolatry isn’t just wrong—it fails miserably in bringing the lasting happiness it promises.
Making diverse friendships and building diverse communities is hard work for everyone, and requires attention, careful thought, and sacrificial love.
Excerpted from Soul Care: Prayers, Scriptures, and Spiritual Practices for When You Need Hope the Most by Gregory L. Jantz Ph.D
Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.
If God Is All-Powerful, Why Won’t He Help Me
Maybe you’re asking a question like this, too.
by Tricia Lott Williford, author of Just. You.
Can one discussion at age thirteen or fourteen counteract all the destructive messages they are receiving? No.
By Matt Mikalatos
I was maybe eight years old when we were at a neighbor’s house for a party, and, to try to get me to stop bothering them, the adults at the party pushed a copy of J. R. R.
Waiting, Jail, and the Blessing of the Book Cart
I put on a facade to show everyone that this didn’t bother me. Sure, I screwed up a little bit, and yes, there was alcohol involved, but that doesn’t mean I’m an alcoholic.
Every act, every decision, every thought will move you either a little closer to being that kind of person [you want to become]—or push you a little further away.
God invites us to stand courageously facing the future, acknowledging the truth—then open our hands and hearts and dreams to him . . . and release.