Helping Your Kids Cope With a World Crisis

Lately it seems as though we can barely make it through an entire week without hearing about a world crisis. Whether it’s terrorism or genocide, civil unrest or economic turmoil, Continue Reading →

The Very Best Parenting Manual for Christian Parents

Have you ever wished for a parenting manual? A book that helps you interpret your baby’s cries. Or perhaps one that aids you in handling your demanding toddler’s picky palate. And Continue Reading →

21 Things I Love About Fostering

We’ve been fostering children for two years now, during which time we’ve had eight children in our home as long-term placements, plus over a dozen more for shorter “respite” stays. I’ve been Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Teachers

I’m pretty sure that each of us can identify a teacher who has had a significant influence in our lives. Perhaps a schoolteacher or a Sunday School teacher. Maybe a Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Retirement ~ Grace & Truth (Week 46)

Though full-time employment eventually comes to an end, there’s no such thing as retirement when it comes to the Christian life. The Bible is replete with examples of elderly men Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Aging Parents

One might think I have no business writing a post like this. One might be right. Because although my parents are aging in the sense that every human on the Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for the Unemployed

Two years ago, when my husband suddenly lost his job with a major insurance company after a decade of dedication and success, we were devastated. It was – and remains Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures in Times of Terror

It happened again. Another terrorist attack occurred over the weekend, leaving France reeling and the rest of the world grieving. The hashtag #prayforparis has been showing up everywhere, and while that’s a good Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Strength in Times of Sickness

Times of sickness are unavoidable in this fallen world. Some illnesses are fairly minor. Viruses and infections, colds and flu, chicken pox and pink eye. Others are much more serious, Continue Reading →