18 Ideas to have a home devoted in 2013!

Written by Jonathan on . Posted in Blog, Ideas

It is a great time to think about what you want to accomplish in the year ahead. Your children are getting older and you are going to need new and different ways of meeting their needs. Putting off doing some training, connecting and educating won’t do any longer. So, here are some ideas to get you off to a great start in 2013. You may want to print this and post it on your bathroom mirror or save it as a reminder.

Stay connected because we will be sharing in the weeks to come more specifics on each of the ideas below. If you comment, email or ask us about a certain idea below, we will start based on your input! Maybe you want to share some ideas of your own as well.

Choose ONE thing from this list to implement in your family starting NOW…..Just one….and it will help you connect with your kids and connect them to God! Some of these you should do regularly and others get thrown into the mix to help you add God stuff to daily living.

Whatever you choose, remember that you want to connect with them and train them to know and follow God.

1. Bedtime Blessings- Numbers 6:24-26
2. Pray with your wife-
3. Share your personal devotion-
4. Pray as a family-
5. Serve together-
6. Act out Scripture together-
7. Memorize Scripture-
8. Challenge your kids to lead the family in a devotion/present a sermon on topic.
9. Pick a family to bless-
10. Be Hospitable
11. Spend time one on one talking-
12. Share God’s blessings/answered prayers-
13. Sit with whole family at worship service- (See blogs under category “Why kids in worship.”
14. Discuss Sermon with family
15. Start a family journal-
16. Play Christian Music-
17. Read-aloud character-building books
18. Play together!

Written by Jonathan

Jonathan

Rev. Jonathan Cronkhite has been
serving youth and families in full time
ministry for the last 23 years. With the heart
of a pastor, he encourages and equips families to have Homes
Devoted, through conferences, workshops, coaching and writing. Married to Carrie for 17 years, they have 5 children, run a home school co-op, drama club and chess club and invite 50 people over once a month for airsoft battles.

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Jonathan

Rev. Jonathan Cronkhite has been serving youth and families in full time ministry for the last 23 years. With the heart of a pastor, he encourages and equips families to have Homes Devoted, through conferences, workshops, coaching and writing. Married to Carrie for 17 years, they have 5 children, run a home school co-op, drama club and chess club and invite 50 people over once a month for airsoft battles.

Comments (3)

  • ash

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    some great suggestions jc! I know our older ones would love to do #6.

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    • Jonathan

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      Thanks man! Stay safe in all your travels. Love ya man.

      Reply

  • Steve

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    I like the family journal idea!

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