Following Jesus takes a heap of patience.
I know that for my family to engage in a Lenten practice it needs to be simple and achievable.
I needed a Bible that is accessible for children but still has all of the text. So I did my favorite thing—research!
Today, Rachel Jones introduces the Good Book Club. Stay tuned! Next, Melody Shobe will walk you through getting ready with young children.
As I think ahead to Lent, I know the place I need to start is in prayer.
Parenting gets rough when everyone’s problems happen at the same time. What do you do when eveyrone in the family struggles — including you?
In Saul I recognize the passionate energy of my own boys and many other children I’ve worked with over the years.
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.