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Family Life May Require a Parenting Shift
A number of factors prompt tension in a relationship with a child, but if it seems to be lasting for a while, it might be time to consider a parenting shift. As children grow, they
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marriage

11 Qualities of a Christian Father
We must start with the father simply being present. There is much more to being a godly Christian father than simply living in the same house. Here are 11 characteristics from the Bible that every Christian father should have. Read More
6 Important Reasons To Bring Hidden Hurts To God For Healing
Why do we hide our hurts? For some of us it’s because of pride, fear, or shame. Yet in order to grow up spiritually, we must deal and bring to light our hidden hurts for healing. Read More
7 Inspirational Bible Verses for Working Mothers
It’s a tough decision for a mother to leave the home for a part-time or full-time job. There will be many days she is walking or driving away Read More
How to Love Your Wife: 7 Helpful Tips
The Bible commands men to love their wives as Christ loves the church. This is a very difficult command to obey because Christ gave His own life for the church. In fact He died for it. Read More

Parenting

“Why do you do what’s right?”
It’s fun to ask this question of children. When you ask, “Why do you do what’s right?” the common answer from kids is, “So I don’t get in trouble.” That’s when you can take them to Romans 13:5 which says, Read More
Look for Positive Qualities Misused
All children have good character qualities that, when taken to the extreme, have a negative side. One child may be quite organized, but if not careful, may become inflexible in a less structured situation. It's like the saying, "your strength can be Read More
The Importance of Visioning
Take a few minutes and imagine what your children will be like as adults. Some parents have immediate thoughts of terror and doom, but instead, look at the good qualities your children have and imagine how those qualities will benefit them later in Read More
Drawing the Line on Tattling
Tattling is one way that children point out problems rather than trying to make things better. It's important to teach children what offenses they should report to Read More

Columns

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Bible Verses About Family: 20 Uplifting Scripture Quotes
By God’s design, the relationship between husband and wife is actually the first family unit. We can read about that relationship in Genesis 2:15-25

News

Children and the Bible - Staying motivated
Just as good health and physical activity stimulates our appetite, our desire for God's Word comes from a healthy relationship with Him, and the application of His Word to our lives
True Love: How Do You Know When You Find It?
How do you know it is true love when you find it? How can you be sure it is true love or just infatuation? What are the differences between lust and love?
Children and the Bible - Getting started
The Bible is a big book, and we are blessed to have such a collection of inspired writing—the Word of God—literally at our fingertips.
IT’S MORE THAN JUST A CHOIR CONCERT
It was Angela’s spring choir concert. I have to tell you, these choir concerts are bitter sweet for me. I waffle from loving all she is doing, then moments I’m in tears.

A Guide for Christian Marriage

  1. 1Receive Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, serve at a local church and receive faith training in order to mature in your walk with Jesus.
  2. 2Get educated about Biblical marriage to help set the right priorities and viewpoint about marriage.
  3. 3Seek advice and guidance from Christian parents, pastors, elders, and/or friends in church regarding marriage and how to choose a godly spouse.
  4. 4A couple should begin courtship with the sincere intention of marriage.
  5. 5Before marriage, hold a church service where the couple can make a vow before God to build a faithful family centered on Jesus Christ.
  6. 6Hold a wedding ceremony with parents, relatives and friends, and register the marriage legally.