How to Pray for Your Child

Written by Barbara Deatherage, Elementary Ministry Leader for Stonebriar Community Church When I think about praying for our kids as they go back to school, so many things pop into my mind. I can pray for: Good grades Good study habits Good behavior with teachers and friends Good friends But I wonder if this is […]

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Teach Our Children to Pray

The other day while flipping through the radio in my car, I stopped on a speaker talking about the four components of a prayer.  You probably remember these components from Sunday School: Praise and Adoration, Asking for Forgiveness, Petition, and Thanksgiving.  When teaching a child or new believer to pray, I can see the benefit […]

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How God Gave Me More Than I Can Handle, Twice.

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. President Reagan made it official in 1988, and I love what he says about parents who have lost children. “When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose […]

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Exciting News: I’m Not Enough, and You Aren’t, Either!

When I was a kid, my dad had the cure for everything: Vicks VapoRub. Got a scrape there, buddy? Slap some Vicks on it. Coughin’ with a cold? Slather yer little-man chest with Vicks and get to bed. Got a sore throat? (you are not gonna guess the cure for this) Swallow a dab of […]

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