During a women’s bible study in which I recently took part, we were given the simple task of inserting our names into a certain key verse, John 3:16.
Tonight one of my boys burst into tears just as I grabbed the bible to start our reading of Romans. He had just remembered that he lost his homework that is due tomorrow and half-way finished.* I took a deep breath. “We’ll find it buddy, it is time to read Romans now.”
Reading some beautiful picture books of the Christmas stories is easily one of the most delightful and simple ways to focus our preparations on the birth of Christ. So head to your library, bookstore, or the Amazon marketplace and while you are at it, pick up some hot chocolate and marshmallows then prepare to snuggle up in front of twinkly lights.
Feeling more fear than courage? Miriam reflects on loss, depression, and accepting God’s repeated invitation to be not afraid.
A couple of weeks ago I laid down with my nine-year-old son to read Lindsay Hardin Freeman’s book The Spy on Noah’s Ark. I flipped […]
Forward Movement staff encounter a moment of radical kindness in the streets of Austin, Texas during General Convention – from a teenager.
Do your kids love church camp? What do you do when they don’t? Miriam McKenney shares her experiences with her daughters when some love church camp and some don’t.
I have the good fortune of working with a bright, gifted group of kids who are being raised by loving parents devoted to their Christian […]
Philip and James aren’t the most well known of the Twelve Apostles, so what can we learn from them? For one thing, they left everything and followed Jesus. Could you do that?
We are going too fast, with too many commitments, in too many places.