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Lifetime and Your Preacher's Daughter

By on March 14, 2013 in Family and Parenting, Ministry with 0 Comments

“I think preacher’s kids are a lot more wild than regular kids.  I’ve met preachers kids that are worse than some of the kids who don’t even go to church,” says Kolby (16), one of the three teenage girls featured in Lifetime Network’s latest project, Preacher’s Daughter.* The show’s March 12th debut introduced viewers to […]

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The Two-Bite Rule: Teaching Gracious Table Manners

By on February 18, 2013 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

It happened again yesterday. The house was full of company, the table was set, the food was on the island buffet-style, and all gathered together to pray. No sooner had the “Amen” been said, than one of the kids piped up, “This looks awful,” and another said, “Mom, this is gross, I’m not eating any […]

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Being A Mom When She's All Grown Up

By on January 31, 2013 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

Mother-Daughter relationships can be complicated.  At each stage of life it seems like there is this constant tension. For mothers, it is trying to strike the balance of wanting to continue teaching and nurturing on the one hand, while allowing her daughter to be strong, confident, and independent on the other. For daughters, the tension […]

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Moms: Don't Make a "Blind Buy"

By on November 27, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

“Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” are becoming household terms in the American culture. It seems like every year we are faced with new deals, better sales, and new gadgets that we just have to buy. Countless articles and blogs have been written on the commercialization of Christmas and the increasingly secularization of Jesus’ birth. But, […]

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I Want to Save My Daughter

By on November 13, 2012 in Culture, Family and Parenting with 9 Comments

What would you do if you had to choose between your life and your baby’s life? I never really thought I would have to choose. Since college it was always just a hypothetical question to me. Up to that point in my life, I had even heard most pro-life supporters affirm that abortion is always […]

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Making History Come Alive for Your Children

By on October 11, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

The grass withers, the flowers fade, but the word of our God remains forever.  Isaiah 40:8 If you live in the Fort Worth area, or plan a trip there before January 13 (and you should, just to take advantage of this opportunity!) you must be sure to visit the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition at Southwestern […]

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Teaching Your Kids to Love the Word, Pt. 2

By on July 19, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 0 Comments

Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You. -Psalm 119:11 Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. -Psalm 119:105 All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that […]

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Raising Your Children Without Raising Your Voice

By on May 15, 2012 in Family and Parenting with 1 Comment

…Wow!  Is that even possible? There is only one way that I know to do that.  It is to teach your children to have proper respect for the authorities God has placed over them, and then to teach them to obey the first time. The first verse we ever had our children memorize was John […]

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Body Image and The Baby Bump

Body Image. What woman does not struggle with these two words!? Over the past two years, I have found myself struggling with this issue in a way that I have not struggled since I was a teenager. My twenties was a period of intense spiritual growth, and, by God’s grace, I began to find contentment […]

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Battling for Significance

Imagine the scene: You have been home with your children all day when your husband comes home to tell you about his exciting day. He’s been involved in life-changing meetings, made a huge business deal, or had the opportunity to meet and disciple a young couple who plan on getting married. You listen with pride […]

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