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THE POWER OF LIFE-GIVING WORDS IN YOUR FAMILY

Faith

Here are some helpful guiding questions to consider when you’re thinking whether certain words you use with your kids are life-giving or potentially destructive.

November 9, 2021

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PERSPECTIVES ON THE COMPATIBILITY OF CHRISTIANITY AND PSYCHOLOGY

Faith

What should Christians think of the sciences of psychology and psychiatry? I’m not sure that it’s fair to assume that all of our problems have a physiological or psychological basis. Aren’t some issues purely spiritual in nature?

October 25, 2021

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THE REASON FOR HOPE

Faith

In a culture that has lost hope, use these activities to teach your kids what hope is and that they do have a hope.

October 25, 2021

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GOD’S LOVE

Faith

Children best grasp the reality of God’s love when they experience it at home.

October 7, 2021

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FAITH GROWS IN HARD PLACES — EVEN FOR KIDS

Children

Help kids see that God works through pain and suffering in their and other people’s lives.

October 7, 2021

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HOW TO ENGAGE A TEEN WRESTLING WITH FAITH

Faith

Has your teen decided to “give up the faith”? Get insight into how parents can engage with their prodigals.

September 20, 2021

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LOVING: IT ALL BEGINS WITH GOD

Faith

Can you imagine the freedom that would come to our hearts from having full confidence in the love of Christ? Would it help us love better?

September 20, 2021

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GOT SELF-CONTROL?

Faith

Once children understand the need for self-control, it’s easier to train them in this fruit of the spirit.

September 8, 2021

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GRACE DOESN’T JUST HAPPEN

Faith

Consider these four freedoms that parents should extend to their children.

September 7, 2021

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CAN YOUR KIDS BRING THEIR FAITH TO SCHOOL?

Faith

Did you know the majority of students in New Zealand spend at least six hours per day in school? That’s a lot of time, and it presents a unique challenge to Christian students who spend that time in an environment that’s completely different than—or even contradicts—what they learn at home and at church.

August 17, 2021

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THE DISCIPLINE CHECKUP

Faith

Bill explained that discipline comes from the root word disciple and means “to teach or to coach.” It means teaching appropriate and biblical thinking and behavior.

July 19, 2021

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MAKING PERSONAL TIME FOR GOD AFTER MARRIAGE

Faith

When I was single, I was deeply aware of my need for God. He was the only other Person in my apartment to talk to on quiet evenings. He was the one who gave me peace when I was scared and loved me no matter what. And while those things were still true after I got married, suddenly it was a lot harder to make time for God.

May 19, 2021

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WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS ABOUT FAITH

Children

Dispel three myths about faith that your children might believe and help them understand what faith is and the nature of this gift that comes from God.

March 15, 2021

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WHAT IS FAITH?

Children

Help kids understand what faith — a God-given gift — really is!

March 15, 2021

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WHAT DOES THE BIBLE SAY ABOUT ABORTION?

Faith

While current culture is divided on the abortion issue, we search the scriptures and ask ourselves, “What does the Bible say about abortion?”

March 5, 2021

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BRITTANY WEISTLING: PAINTING A BRAND-NEW PICTURE

Faith

While making faith and art her own, Brittany Weistling realizes she is God’s masterpiece.

January 25, 2021

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DR. TYLER SEXTON: A FAITH THAT TRIUMPHS

Faith

Dr. Tyler Sexton can’t do everything, but his positive attitude and his unwavering belief that God loves him have helped him overcome many of the limitations of his cerebral palsy.

January 25, 2021

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HELP YOUR KIDS STAND WITH GOD IN TODAY’S CULTURE

Faith

We can help our kids grow to stand strong and trust God in the face of the world’s intolerance of their worldview.

January 25, 2021

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DEVOTIONAL: FIX YOUR EYES ON JESUS

Faith

May we not lose perspective in these days of uncertainty and forget the goal. The light of the radio tower, is shining brightly.

January 25, 2021

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A MUSLIM RECRUITED FOR JIHAD, RESCUED BY JESUS

Faith

Esther Ahmad wanted her Muslim father’s approval so she volunteered for Jihad, but she never made it to the training camp.

January 25, 2021

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TRUSTING GOD IN DREARY PLACES

Faith

Spiritual insights from Focus on the Family Middle East

January 25, 2021