How to Raise Kids Who Care About World Missions

“…And Christ’s great kingdom shall come to earth, the kingdom of love and light.” We’ve a Story to Tell to the Nations is a hymn I grew up on. We 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 Relationships

If you’re like me, you’ve never given much thought to praying the Scriptures over your relationships. Whether it’s an easy relationship, where the conversation flows, honest and filter-free, warmth abounds, and Continue Reading →

Praying the Scriptures: Prayers for Your Ministry

Here’s a critical truth for Christ-followers: if we’re alive, it’s for the purpose of fruitful labor (Philippians 1:22). In a word, we’re here for work. When we offer Him our five-loaves-and-two-fish 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 Your Pastor ~ Grace & Truth (Week 45)

I’m convinced that one of the most under appreciated groups of people are godly pastors. They give… and give… and give some more. They cry with us. They celebrate with us. Continue Reading →