We all know gratitude matters. There are abundant tips online about how to increase your gratitude along with plenty of suggestions to get your kids thinking about what they are thankful for. Deep down, gratitude is more important for the spiritual development of our souls than we can imagine. When we lack gratitude our
When Christ came to earth, one mission was especially close to His heart. The mission’s rhythm beats steadily throughout all the gospels, but one line in Luke is like a closing cadence to Messiah’s song: “For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” Luke 19:10 So,
Each day, I pray for the Lord to show me where I may be lacking as a mom. A while back, I was convicted about how my children acted when they were asked to do things for others. As we train our children to do chores and to help others, we must also teach
For millennia, the Bible was read and taught by Christians as a historical book. Before then, the Jews held the Torah as not only sacred, but their own historical narrative, questioning the historical record and figures of Adam, Noah, Job and Abraham no more than Americans question our history of John Adams, Nathaniel Green,
There is no greater place of ministry, position, or power than that of being a parent. Using biblical principles, we will see that we are on an assignment from God to be parenting with purpose. #1 Purpose to Teach God’s Word Deuteronomy 6:5-9 reads: “And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all
One of the reasons I homeschool is to teach truth, introducing my children to Jesus Christ. I fulfill the Great Commission by raising children who love Jesus with all their hearts. I want to be sure that I educate my children from a Christian worldview. Biblical Foundation A Christian worldview is based on the
A worldview is a set of ideas, values, and presuppositions. It’s like putting on a pair of sunglasses that color how you view life, people, and ideas. People collect little pieces of their worldview through parents, school, movies, and friends. A Christian worldview is based on the Bible. Let’s look at the Christian worldview.
As I glanced over at my garden this morning, something caught my eye. I could see what appeared to be a flower blooming next to the arbor. I thought for certain I was mistaken, since I had not planted anything in that spot this year or last year. I went over to investigate. To