Be Blessed by Your Strong-Willed Child

Being the parent of a strong-willed child isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s frustrating. It’s stressful. There are days you wonder what you did to deserve a child who fights you at every turn. Why can’t Sally be more … Continue reading

Balancing Volunteer and Family Responsibilities

As parents, we lead by example. Knowing Christ has called us to have a servant’s heart (Luke 17:10), we actively seek opportunities where we can put this calling into action. But when our volunteer responsibilities overwhelm us, are we the … Continue reading

Avoid the “clean your plate” club

Has anyone ever encouraged you to eat past fullness? Perhaps as a child you had to eat everything on your plate before being excused. Or maybe you had to clean your plate in order to “earn” dessert. Unfortunately, these well-intentioned … Continue reading

Good Friday, A Day of Sorrow and Joy

  Good Friday is a solemn day in the Christian calendar. It commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus. It is a day of special prayer and fasting. We reflect on the¬†sacrifice Jesus made in dying for our sins. We consider His … Continue reading