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Melanie Lenow

Melanie Lenow lives in Fort Worth, Texas where she is the wife Dr. Evan Lenow and mom of four very active children ranging in age from 5 to 11. After completing her undergraduate work in psychology and Christian studies, she went on to obtain a Masters of Biblical Counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Melanie’s life verse is Colossians 4:17. God has called her to spent her days ministering to her family and helping the students at Christian Life Preparatory School as the academic college adviser. Melanie also has a passion for teaching God’s Word as she leads Bible studies and writes for biblicalwoman.com. When she does have free time, she loves creating things with her hands by cooking, sewing, or crafting.

God Only Gives Two Choices

By on February 16, 2017 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

The battle took place around the dinner table, just as many battles with children do. However, this time we were surrounded by family…on Thanksgiving. Not necessarily the place where you want to have a teachable moment with your child. But there we were with our daughter who was screaming at the top of her lungs […]

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Hope from a Stump

By on January 3, 2017 in Faith, Jesus with 0 Comments

A couple of years ago, we noticed something odd growing in the middle of our crape myrtle tree. This particular tree is on the side of our house where we hardly ever play or walk, so we hadn’t paid much attention to it in the 6 months we had lived here. If you know crape […]

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The Heart of an Anxious Mom in the Hand of a Sovereign God

By on November 10, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 2 Comments

I was sitting on the conveyor belt in the baggage claim area of the Jackson International airport when the tornados came through Jackson, MS. The airport staff had directed us to take shelter there until the storms passed. I had already heard of the casualties in Arkansas, children who lost parents, parents who lost babies. […]

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5 Family Benefits of Children’s Sports

By on September 13, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

We’ve all seen the reality shows of girls on hyper competitive dance squads or young boys playing tackle football with the intensity of a college game day. We’ve heard the warnings of strained muscles from over-use and understand the consequences of an over-scheduled childhood. When it comes time to plan fall activities for my children, […]

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Dying to the Idol of Ease

By on July 7, 2016 in Christian Life, Ministry with 0 Comments

And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ. (Col 3:23-24) It was finally the weekend after a busy week and an overall busy month. Early on Saturday was a pro-life event that I was debating whether or not to attend. In my heart, I […]

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Three Ways to Help Your Children Embrace Humility

By on May 17, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will exalt you.” (James 4:10) In about the last twenty years, the job of parenting has expanded to include a concern for our children’s self-esteem and self-image. Consequently, we find ourselves in a culture of children and young adults who struggle with the opposite end […]

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Permission to Enjoy

By on March 15, 2016 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Every parent has heard the phrase, “Enjoy this time with your children. It goes by so fast.” However, sometimes in the midst of the late nights, long talks, dirty diapers, or scheduled practices, parenthood does not feel very enjoyable. There are moments of pleasure that pop up in the quietness of a day, resembling a […]

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Loving Well During the Holiday Season

By on December 8, 2015 in Holiday with 3 Comments

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” (Jn 13:34-35) A few years ago, my family moved into an older house in a well-established neighborhood. One of my favorite views is looking out over […]

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Making a Difference in Your Jerusalem

By on October 29, 2015 in Ministry with 1 Comment

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.” (Eph 2:10) It was the beginning of the summer when I first heard of the horrendous videos that were coming out about the Planned Parenthood organization. For months, I would see them […]

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3 Back-to-School Prayers for Your Children

By on August 20, 2015 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

I don’t know where I first heard it, but I have always loved the saying, “Having happy children is good, but a parent’s real job is to mold great adults.” It is with this thought running through my mind that I make my list of prayer requests for my children this school year. Yes, I […]

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