Three months ago I finally carved out time to read the parenting book a church speaker recommended in the fall. This speaker has the reputation […]
Some of my first memories of our tiny country church are in the first pew, sitting right next to my great-grandmother. After raising my grandmother […]
My daughter looks exactly like me, down to the shape of her nose and the freckles liberally scattered over it. Her hair is a bit redder, […]
** Today’s post is brought to you by Ben Gildas.** Easter is here. Did you miss it? I can tell you from first hand […]
What are you doing for Earth Day? How about nothing? Somewhere along my journey to try to understand how to be better related to […]
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.
I want to be enough of a roadblock to convince them to think a little more deeply.
These days my prayers are an admission that I’m not the one in control.
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.