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.
I encourage my boys to pray, but I’m not sure I’ve done a good job of showing them how. That’s something I will change this Lent.
I’m committed to raising kids not just to go to church, but to understand they ARE the church. Luke and Acts tells exactly that story.
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.
The best kinds of gifts are those that foster faith.
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.
Mom cooked a huge Thanksgiving meal each year – and I never got why. Until, that is, we had to celebrate Thanksgiving without her.