How To Teach Your Children About God

by Jack Wellman
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What are the best ways to teach children about God in the hopes that they might become a child of God? By the Word In our Sunday school children’s program, we require the Word of God to be read during their activities. In doing so, we are exposing our children to the Word of God, […]

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4 Tips For A More Peaceful Family and Household

by David Peach
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A more peaceful home with less stress is something that everyone in the family can enjoy. Much of the conflict in a family comes from lack of clear communication of what is going on in the family and what is expected from each member of the family. With these four areas of focus, don’t miss […]

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4 Important Parenting Lessons Straight From The Bible

by David Peach
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The Bible is full of examples for us about being parents. In my quest to think through some of the parenting lessons from the Bible, I tended to only see the negative aspect of these biblical examples. I think is because it stands out to us when someone does something wrong. When we expect a […]

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Family Reunion Prayers: 5 Sample Christian Prayers

by Derek Hill
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Family reunions can be some of the best times for many, but for some they are only reminders of the past that they have outgrown and are bitter about. And there are many scenarios in between. If you have a family reunion coming up, take some time and pray about it no matter how you […]

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5 Ways to Cope with Mentally Ill Family Members

by Crystal McDowell
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Dealing with mental illness can be perplexing problems for families. Someone in your family could have heart disease, cancer, or broken bones—and you could talk about it, receive empathy or help. However in the ignorance and negative publicity about mentally ill people, there comes a stigma along with fear. When dealing with a mentally ill […]

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7 Tips for Raising Kids in a World Filled With Marketing Messages

by Crystal McDowell
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It’s the latest and the greatest so our kids can’t live one more day without it! Whatever it is…the latest technological gadget, coolest shoes ever, the most adorable talking doll or even the fastest skateboard known to mankind. Without parental training on recognizing the power of marketing, our children would never understand the gift of […]

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Honor Your Father and Mother: Bible Lesson and Life Application

by Dr. Michael L. Williams
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For many years, comedian Bill Cosby told jokes about growing up in his family. He once told the story of his strict disciplinarian mother who wielded a stick “like a samurai warrior” when Bill misbehaved and proclaimed, “I brought you into this world, I can take you out!” Now I am not sure how true […]

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Does The Bible Discuss Blended Families? A Christian Study

by Jack Wellman
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What does the Bible say about blended families?  Are there examples that we can find in the Bible? The Bible doesn’t really say much about mixed or blended families.  Joseph was not really Jesus’ father but really his step-father, so to speak, so Jesus knew what it was like having to grow up with half-brothers […]

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How to Set Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

by Crystal McDowell
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It was over 15 years ago when I first read Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend’s breakthrough book, Boundaries. It was one of the most significant milestones of my life and to this day continues to help me navigate through relationships with other people. Before I read that book, I was constantly bound with […]

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Should Children Take Communion?

by Jack Wellman
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The Bible commands that Christians should take communion but what about children?  Should children be allowed to take communion if they profess faith in Christ?  What if they are not yet saved? The Command of Communion The Bible is clear about believers partaking in communion or the Lord’s Supper on a regular basis.  Some churches […]

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