Using Texts To Connect With Your Kids

How many of us have shouted orders to our kids via a text? Something like… “Don’t FORGET your homework!!!” “When you get home: let out the dog, have a snack, clean your room, because I can’t see the floor! Love you. “NO friends over!” “Be home by 9!” “BE QUIET and go to sleep! (Sent from your bed; they are …

5 Reasons To Pray Together As A Family

We say mealtime prayers and pray with our kids at bedtime, but do we gather the family to seek God and expect Him to answer?  Do we fervently seek God’s heart and will; praise Him, thank Him, ask for forgiveness, and pray for others and our needs? The fact is the majority of church attending parents aren’t praying as families. …

Grandparents With Impact

Many novels have been written about the mysteries and treasures surrounding Grandma and Grandpa’s house.  Whether it is in the attic or a long dark hallway with beckoning rooms, there is something special about the visits to the grandparents.  The food tastes better, the smells are sweeter, and the conversations more endearing.  On one visit to my grandparents, my sister …

3 Things Every Dad Should Do After Pulling In The Driveway (Part 3)

#1. Find Mom. (click here for part 1.) #2. Sit  (click here for part 2.) #3. LEAD.  (Time: 15+) Not like a drill sergeant.  Your family needs you to lead them to the heart of God; to be a family that faithfully follows Christ. “As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” Joshua 24.15 As the father goes, …