God’s Cookie Plate

When you go to a special event or someone’s home for dinner, it’s not unusual to for a plate of cookies to be present. Cookies are a crowd’s favorite. They may come in all sorts of shapes and sizes—some with frosting, sprinkles, or chocolate chips. Regardless of their flavor, they’re sure to disappear. They’re just … Continue reading God’s Cookie Plate

Parenting with Deuteronomy

The Bible instructs us to train up our children in the “way they should go.”  (Proverbs 22:6) The way they should go is clearly found in God’s Word.  No other institute, person, or government holds the power to be “the way” (John 14:6).  If we want to be successful in our parenting, we should make … Continue reading Parenting with Deuteronomy

The Value of Children Serving in Church

I have worked for years in the local church, starting when I was nine-years-old.  From my own experience, watching other children serve, and knowing the principles of God's Word, I can verify that our children should be serving the Body of Christ!  We should never underestimate its value as we "train them up in the … Continue reading The Value of Children Serving in Church

The Power of Our Words Over Our Children

The following is an article I wrote for our church nursery's newsletter.  I have posted it under "Baby Pages" above as well.  A resource I highly recommend and use is "Preborn Prodigy," a CD of prayers and confessions spoken over your child.  I personally love it! http://www.prebornprodigy.com So much power is in the spoken word … Continue reading The Power of Our Words Over Our Children

7 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Hear God’s Voice

Before I was five-months pregnant, God told me that there was a Samuel in my womb. Later I found out that I was having a girl, so I knew He wasn't referring to gender.  Our daughter was going to be like Samuel in that she practiced hearing God's voice and speaking what she heard.  Since … Continue reading 7 Ways to Teach Your Children How to Hear God’s Voice