Raising Our Grandkids (Even Though They Aren’t Here Yet).

If you are a parent, have you ever look ahead 20-30 years and wondered what your family will be like? Do you ever wonder how many grandkids you will have?  What will they be like?  What college will they go to?  What type of spouse will they choose to marry?  Will they go to church? Will they have a personal faith in Christ? …

Raising Kids With A Lasting Faith: Interview with Ken and Betsy Delgado

Our family was blessed to have Ken and Betsy join us for dinner in our home.  What intrigued me about them was that all three of their grown children are following Christ and using their gifts to serve in ministry.   The week prior to our dinner, we heard their son preach at their church and while there, met their daughter …

Ignoring the Ringing

We have a landline. Remember those? We have one, because we use it for faxing. And when Carrie and I go out, we have a way for the children to contact us in case of emergency (which is often used only to call us and complain about what another sibling is or isn’t doing!). That phone rings five times a …

When Kids Ask Tough Questions

When faithful young adults were asked what solidified their faith the most in their teen years, the prominent answer was faith conversations in the home!  What does this tell us?  It says that we must talk about God with our family; when it is inconvenient, when it is uncomfortable, or if you don’t feel like you have an intelligent answer.  This …