Parenting

No Sweeter Friend

But it is here in the middle of this new stage of motherhood that I realize how important friendships are and also how rare those deep friendships are.

The Gift: Overcoming Postpartum

I genuinely wanted the Giver to take it back. It was a mistake! You’ve got the wrong address! I screamed, I sobbed, I panicked!

Mothers Come In Many Forms

The impact of mothers in our lives is undeniable, and it is not just our birth mothers who leave a print on our hearts.

Why Homeschool?

I agree that homeschooling is not for everyone, but if you are considering homeschooling your children and you feel lost in a sea of information, you are not alone.

Crazy Amazing Love: 31 Pieces of Love

The concept of sin didn’t even exist yet in the heart or mind of man. Adam was complete. But God gave one simple specification to Adam: do not eat from this particular tree.

What Are You Doing for the Next Generation?

As a parent, one thing scares me more than anything else. I wouldn’t call it a constant fear. But it’s definitely a concern. What if my daughter grows up not loving Jesus Christ?

No Air

I was looking up at the sunlight glistening as the cold water was swirling around me.  Like a plastic bag being held over my head, I was thrust into a world with no air.

Out Of Control

Let the heavens know to Whom you belong. We may not be able to control all the outcomes, but we serve a loving God who does.

Beauty in the Barrenness

Fostering may be something that the public reserves for exceptional martyrs, but Jessica insists it’s nothing extraordinary. Fostering isn’t tailored for superheroes.

A Testimony of Surviving on Hope

I felt I had no purpose but at the same time, there was a glimmer of hope deep down there somewhere. It is a crazy feeling to have hope yet want God to just snuff you out all at the same time.

Why I Stopped Belittling My Children

He’s so loving, and my children deserve parents who demonstrate as many characteristics of who He is as possible. My most important task is to point them to Him.

Whose Idea Was This Anyway?

If you find yourself at an impasse with someone and it feels impossible as though there is no solution, don’t lose hope. Remember that we serve a good, good Father who wants what’s best for you and that other person. He can make a way when no one else can.

How Four Walls Built A Ministry

Kris Lehne never planned to homeschool. She never planned to adopt or foster or help run a family nonprofit. She had several young children and needed to be home. Coincidentally, that was the perfect place to minister to the orphaned: within the safety of her own home.

Winds of Change

What I love most about Kingdom Winds is the emphasis to call Christians out of hiding. To empower them to live in their identity as creators and let God and others experience the gifts they’ve been given.

Black History: Why Talk About It?

The best way we can celebrate and honor Black History is to teach the next generation how to be like those who persevered. We must teach what’s possible now and in the future by reminding them of what’s been accomplished already.

God’s Redeemed Warriors

God’s Redeemed Warriors overcome by simple reliance on the shed blood of Jesus Christ, which is the sole ground for their hope. Their testimonies of trust in the Lord are so powerful that, when they are shared, strongholds are pulled down.

A Listening Ear

God’s listening ear puts mine to shame. It makes me all the more thankful that I can talk God’s ear off. I definitely can’t take that for granted.

How To Have Childlike Faith

This is what it means to have childlike faith. It’s simple. It’s open. There isn’t any doubt. You just say, “God’s got this” and go about your day.