Our families show us God in everyday life. Recognizing these moments is critical for our faith and the faith of our children.
In Saul I recognize the passionate energy of my own boys and many other children I’ve worked with over the years.
Participation in Lent Madness can be turned into a family ritual, like lighting the Advent Wreath at dinnertime or saying bedtime prayers together.
We want to give our children the world! So often what we end up giving them is continued complicity in the world’s model of desire and scarcity. Our faith teaches something better.
Our children have been receiving the Eucharist since Baptism—and yet they still need instruction in what that means.
We have transitioned away from “cute” to… toeing the line of scary.
I asked my girls what they think my husband and I did to nurture their friendship. They attribute their love for each other to some of our core values.
My dad always says, “Nothing will change in your life if you do not read the Bible.” I believe this is true.
All of the snippets of scripture that we hear in worship and sing in hymns “count” in my children’s Christian education.
Responding to kids’ faith questions when they come – including in the car on the way to ballet – helps them understand that faith matters every day of the week.