Should We Teach Children to Obey God?

Though my parents were born-again Christians with a deep faith and personal relationship with Christ, I was raised with a legalistic spin on Christianity. There were more “don’ts” than “dos,” and many activities were prohibited in the name of Jesus. … Continue reading

Miss Ritter’s Bible

“A teacher affects eternity.” ~ Henry Adams Almost always she wore a simple black dress, but the black only made her gentle, smiling face shine ever more brightly.  A splash of white trimmed her hemline for, almost always, her slip … Continue reading

I’ve Got Questions

Kids have lots of questions—some are funny and silly, some are more serious and thought-provoking. This is the idea behind my brand new picture book series called “I’ve Got Questions” published by Tyndale Kids and co-authored with my daughter, Teri … Continue reading