Positive Self-Care Makes Us Better Parents

“Come to me all who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 When I am tired and have not slept well, I am grumpy and hard to be around. When I am over-committed and running around all crazy, I am anxious and hard to be around. When I am not […]

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Serving Together: Teaching Our Kids to Live Missionally

Written by guest writer Christie Faulkner Life was over.  I had lost all purpose.  As I crossed Lake Ray Hubbard on I-30, I saw the opportunity to exit, drive across the overpass, and drive my SUV down the hill in front of Bass Pro Shop into Lake Ray Hubbard and end it all.  The date […]

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Wooing the Wayward: Loving Your Prodigal Until He or She Comes Home

Written by Insight for Living Ministries staff members. Shattered. Your dreams of your children growing up to be godly Christians now lay like splinters of glass on the marble floor. “Mom, I’m gay,” your son announces. Your daughter reveals, “Dad, I’ve moved in with my boyfriend.” These words take your breath away. Your adult child […]

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Mom . . . I’m Bored

Written by Barbara Deatherage, blogger www.worthdoingpoorly.com   There’s no doubt—winter can be long. Seemingly endlessly long. It’s cold outside and often gloomy. Sometimes drizzly and damp. So, what’s a mom or a dad to do when shut in the house with a bunch of bored kids? There’s only so many times you can visit Chick-fil-A […]

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