Teaching (Page 2)

Teaching (Page 2)

Model Stewardship

Stewardship, it’s a word we don’t use much anymore. When we hear it, most of us think about money and tithing in the church. However, stewardship is sooo much more. It’s about investing our time. It’s using our talents for God’s glory. It’s about service and sacrifice. As you help your kids begin to learn the importance of stewardship, help them see that a steward is a manager and God desires us to manage well what HE has entrusted to us.…

Learning How to Wait

Wait is a 4 letter word, most of us do not like to hear or do. Yet we expect our children to do the very thing we don’t want to do.   In scripture we are encouraged to “wait” on the LORD. But this wait, unlike our common use of the word is translated: longing, hope for, tarry, or eager anticipation.   Wow! What if we thought of our life in these terms of “waiting”?   Thinking of our life…

How To Talk to my Kids about Tragedies

We’ve had a few tragedies surrounding us recently. Young children, teens, and even adults may be disturbed by stories and images of people getting hurt. Children can become anxious and fearful about the world around them. The following guide from Child Development Institute addresses some of these concerns while providing prompts for discussions. I found it to be very helpful.   How to Talk about Tragedies: Depending on their age and level of maturity, children will perceive things differently than adults. Remember with…
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