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40 Lessons We Should Teach Our Children

40 Lessons We Should Teach Our Children

Here’s a list of values and character traits that will help you focus on biblical priorities in your parenting. We will never forget that incredible moment when our daughter Ashley was born. The doctor cleaned her up and handed her to us. Dennis recalls that he wanted to blurt out, “Thanks for the gift, but where are the instructions?” When we started out, we had a few ideas of what it meant to be parents and raise children. Two…

New Texas Adoption Law Viewed as Major Victory for Religious Freedom

New Texas Adoption Law Viewed as Major Victory for Religious Freedom

When it comes to adoption, putting children with same-sex couples often leads to a fierce debate. A lesbian couple in Michigan is suing the state after two Christian adoption agencies turned them away because they are gay. “I’m very lucky to have very supportive friends and family and I work in a very supportive environment,” said Kristy Dumont. “I really have not faced any discrimination over being gay so calling the agencies and being told that it’s…

50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Loved and Valued

50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Loved and Valued

A list for parents who want their children to know their love and God’s love. 1. I’m proud of you. And even if you weren’t so fantastic, I’d still be proud. 2. I believe you. 3. The way you _____ is such a perfect addition for our family. God knew just what we needed when He gave us you. 4. I know you and I haven’t been seeing eye-to-eye lately. But I want to let you know…

Do Ever Feel Like You Are Ruining Your Kids?

Do Ever Feel Like You Are Ruining Your Kids?

One of the hardest things about raising young children is that we feel we’re making no progress. “Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, The fruit of the womb is a reward” (Psalm 127:3). “I’m the worst mother in the world. I think I’m ruining my kids,” I exclaimed as tears began to cloud my vision. Once again “Miz Edith,” my elderly next-door neighbor, wrapped her arms around me and replied, “Susan, you are not the…

Angry Feminists in Ireland Harassed and Tried to Silence Rape Victims

Angry Feminists in Ireland Harassed and Tried to Silence Rape Victims

It’s been obvious for decades that if a woman is still living inside of her mother’s womb, the feminist movement considers her as a worthy sacrifice for their cause. The sexual revolution’s agenda takes precedence over human life, after all. Silencing voices speaking for unborn females is an integral part of the feminist playbook. Apparently, that tactic extends to allowing men to silence and shame women who were born as the result of rape. “For You formed my inward parts; You…

If You Want to Tame Your Child’s Tongue, Start With Your Own

If You Want to Tame Your Child’s Tongue, Start With Your Own

One of the greatest gifts we can give our children is speech that edifies and builds others up. Like it or not, children want to be just like their parents. If I want my son or daughter to be respectful of their elders, speak with kindness, and think before they speak, then I must learn to be a good example. The tongue isn’t easy to tame. But there are things we can do to help keep the tongue…

Teaching Our Children to Value All People

Teaching Our Children to Value All People

Christians share a common identity in Christ, which takes precedence over ethnicity and every other difference that tends to divide us. A story recently circulated on social media about a little girl and a doll. After selecting a doll and taking it to the front of the toy store to pay, the cashier asked the girl if she was sure that was really the doll she wanted. The little girl responded with an emphatic “yes!” The cashier…

🌎🍼 Why My Family Loved the Creation Museum

🌎🍼 Why My Family Loved the Creation Museum

Here are five reasons my family loved the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter and why you should take your family there, too. By Sabrina Beasley McDonald Science has become a god in our society. People depend on science to pursue everlasting life, save the planet from doom, and explain our reason for existence. Sadly, even many Christians trust and know more about science than they do the Bible. And when there is a difference in the teachings…