Category Archives: Faith

5 Ways to Tell if Your Child is Ready to Accept Jesus…By Linda Carlblom

I’m a firm believer that God works in the hearts of children just as much as he works in the hearts of adults. And I believe a child can choose to follow Jesus and mean it for life. I also … Continue reading

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Abortion…I was there in the beginning, Part 2 by Betty L. Arthurs

Abortion…I was there in the beginning. Part 2 by Betty L. Arthurs Looking back over 40 years later, it seems impossible doesn’t it that I, happily pregnant, was helping to care for, along with other pregnant co-workers, mothers killing their … Continue reading

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Raising Spiritually Strong Toddlers…by Linda Carlblom

There are scads of articles on children’s ministry, but most of them deal with preschool or school-aged children. Are toddlers too young to learn about God? No, no, no! Most toddlers are eager learners. The whole world is their classroom … Continue reading

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3 Things American Christians Can Learn From My Mom… by Allison Boley

My mom made it easy for me to have a relationship with Jesus. I figured I should start with the heart of the post instead of a cutesy story (I inserted a cutesy photograph to compensate), because I feel an … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Having Your Kids Sit In Church With You…by Linda Carlblom

I’m a proponent of having children, even very young ones, sit in church with you if they want to–and maybe even if they don’t! I understand how hard it is. I know you don’t get much out of the sermon … Continue reading

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Wyatt to the Rescue–A Mother’s Pride, by Judy Robertson

Has your child swelled your heart with pride by being compassionate in some way or rescued one of God’s creatures from certain death? Sometimes our children surprise us with their compassion or some character trait we didn’t know they had. … Continue reading

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The Battle Belongs to the Lord . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck  

I’m repulsed by news of terrorist attacks—bloodthirsty zealots torturing, beheading, or blowing up human beings who do not embrace their worldview. Whenever I think of our world’s volatile condition, two verses of Scripture come to my mind: “For our struggle … Continue reading

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An Old Man’s Wisdom…by Donna Clark Goodrich

Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me. —Psalm 71:18 “Time to read the Bible, Clarence,” I said to my 72-year-old stepfather. My mother had recently passed away and  he was spending  the winter with us. Suffering … Continue reading

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Eyes to See…by Carol Boley

At first I thought it was just a sliver of ice melting on the floor. I wiped up the little puddle and didn’t give it another thought. When I went back to the refrigerator an hour later, the puddle was … Continue reading

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Easters of my Childhood . . . by Andrea R Huelsenbeck  

From the time I was five years old until well into my teens, this is how Easter morning went: First of all, find the basket. This usually happened before my parents even woke up. That was pretty easy, since it … Continue reading

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