We have long been proponents of raising children to see themselves as agents of the gospel ministry in the world. Often, though I say this is the case, I parent as if our younger children are simply objects of ministry. For some reason I see them changing into agents of ministry as teenagers. My self-assessment … Continue reading Children can be agents of ministry; not just receivers.
I think a lot about helping people know and follow Jesus. I would say with clarity that helping people know and follow Jesus is more than my general mission as a Christ-follower but a specific calling for which God has gifted me and generously offers me wisdom that comes from Him. I have learned to … Continue reading Give the Youngest Generation of Disciples a Grid for Persecution
For many people, death is a scary subject. When a child experiences the death of a family member or friend for the first time it is important to carefully walk them through the experience. Most of the time parents don’t do this very well leaving children with some kind of warped, cartooned understanding about what … Continue reading Helping A Child Cope with Death