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 →

8 Keys to Spiritual Detox for Your Family

Detox is a hot topic these days, isn’t it? As scientific research continues to reveal the mind-blowing amount of toxins in our environment, many people want to do everything within Continue Reading →

Identification Review ~ Grace & Truth (Week 52)

So guess what I’m still learning after years of walking with the Lord? This Christian life I’m living isn’t accomplished by doing more. It’s not fulfilled by working harder. It’s 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 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 of Surrender

Nothing aligns my heart with God’s like praying the Scriptures. The acts of inhaling His words and exhaling them back to Him remind me that He is worthy of my all. Continue Reading →