Tag Archives: encourage

Young people rock!

1 Timothy 4:12  Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe. Yesterday our students led us in worship.  It was an amazing declaration … Continue reading

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Growing Our Strong Children

Strong willed children are a unique challenge for parents.  For some reason, it seems as if they are specifically wired to challenge everything authority asks of them.  However, those same children are amazing adults.  The trick is getting them from … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving, the Overlooked Holiday – and that is the way we like it

Take a look at this thought by Barbara Rainey – “I’ve heard many people say that Thanksgiving is their favorite holiday. Is that surprising? Though it’s a holiday sandwiched between the increasingly popular Halloween and the overwhelmingly merchandised Christmas, Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Great

Janel Breitenstein has written an interesting list for all of us to consider. We all want to encourage our children.  Sometimes we just lack the words to do it.  Here are her suggestions.  I whole-heartedly agree with them.  Some are … Continue reading

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Faith in the Trenches

Sunday, we looked at the deliverance of Peter from Herod in Acts 12.  It is an amazing passage of Scripture highlighting the power of God.  It is also a profound example of fervent prayer.  Yet, the part that I personally … Continue reading

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