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Is It Time To Pray Now?

A Blog for Parents   Two vital questions for parents: Do you pray daily for your children? What do you pray when you pray? Parenting carries multiple responsibilities. We are to love, care for, provide for, guide, encourage, set boundaries, teach personal responsibility and pass on our faith. Not an easy agenda in the best […]

Our Ceiling, Their Floor

A Blog For Parents David said, “My son Solomon is still young and inexperienced. And since the Temple to be built for the Lord must be a magnificent structure, famous and glorious throughout the world, I will begin making preparations for it now.” S0  David collected vast amounts of building materials before his death.   I Chronicles 22:5 […]

Passing the faith along

Passing Your Faith Along … Successfully!

So each generation should set its hope anew on God, not forgetting his glorious miracles and obeying his commands. Psalm 78:7 The transferring of faith from one generation to the next is not automatic.   Children don’t receive a relationship with their parent’s God through osmosis while they sleep. There isn’t a ‘faith fairy’ who […]

Stakes In The Ground

Family By The Book “Stakes in the Ground That Will Anchor Your Family” With traditional family values under attack from several directions, it’s important for us to establish some key areas to focus our attention on. These ‘stakes’ in the ground will help to protect existing relationships, redeem broken ones and be pro-active in succeeding […]

Heaven-made Marriages?

    It is said that some marriages are made in heaven. Although poetic, it’s not true. Incubated in heaven, perhaps… but made right here on earth through: Sunlit days of hope and plans… Warm evenings of romance and intimacy… Dark nights of lonely separation… Endless loads of wash… First baby smiles and steps… Quickly grabbed […]