A child has just accepted Jesus as their Savior—this is fantastic news! But what now?
What’s something you’re thankful for today? God calls us to be a thankful people. Do the kids in your life have thankful hearts? Teaching kids to cultivate thanksgiving is a great lesson, not just for November, but for all year—every year!
Fall is a special time of year. The weather starts cooling down, school schedules are set in place, and some fun activities are around the corner. I personally love the first chilly morning and the first whiff of smoke from the wood-burning furnace. I also love fall because there are some great ways to use this season to teach kids about God.
Prayer is so much more than bringing needs. You can use the acronym PRAY, P-R-A-Y to teach kids how to talk to God.
When a child misbehaves either at home, in Sunday School or Good News Club, how do you let him know you still accept him, without appearing to take his offense too lightly? How do you protect his heart and your relationship with him?
As parents, we’re often concerned about our children’s safety. Thoughts of the dangers that lurk out there motivate us to take extra precautions.
There’s been so much emphasis from psychologists on self-image, that it can make you worry whether any little thing you do will scar a child’s self-image for the rest of her life. You may even feel pressure to de-emphasize the child’s sin nature.
Among the unanticipated consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine is the toll on mental health, and thus, emotional health. New studies since the beginning of the quarantine examine the psychological impact of confinement on children.
Are you concerned that your child’s faith and values will be negatively impacted in a public school? You are not alone. However, I’d encourage you to not look at your child’s school as a battlefield. Instead, see it as a garden where you can plant seeds of love and truth.