It’s time to be completely honest: my family hasn’t been attending church regularly. After thirteen years, we decided we needed a break. Over a year later, I’m ready for us to return. Will my family want to come with me?
How is your scripture engagement going with your kids? How about you youth ministers and Sunday school teachers and leaders? Miriam McKenney continues to read the Bible with her kids at church, and we’re reaping what we’ve sown. The children are growing into the Word of God.
How do you talk to your children about death? In particular, how do you talk about your death? When illness strikes, the McKenneys turn to God for strength.
If we recognize God in our lives, we must acknowledge Satan, too. This post explores how we talk with our children about Satan, and how we recognize Satan working in our lives.
How will you begin your Lenten season? Miriam McKenney talks to her teens about their Lenten disciplines and reflects on the importance of taking children to Ash Wednesday worship. When we honor and face death, we prepare ourselves to be welcomed in to new life in Jesus.
Parenting gets rough when everyone’s problems happen at the same time. What do you do when eveyrone in the family struggles — including you?
God’s story is rich with adventure, love, deceit, and every situation and emotion imaginable. My kids are hooked. My new theory about reading the Bible with kids: they’re never too young to be challenged, and they’re never too old to wonder. Join us as we read Luke and Acts!
Epiphany offers us a chance to remember that Jesus was a king, but not the king people thought he would be. He was a baby, a child of God, and his life promised that we, too, would all be children of God. The prophets foretold him, God revealed him, the Three Kings honored him, and we adore him.
Studying Exodus with teenagers is teaching me.
Do you have a dream you’re working on? Miriam reflects on her life’s dream, and what it feels like to achieve a goal with the help of faith and family.