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3 Ways to Show a Child Unconditional Love
by Jared Kennedy – Apr 30

I’ve been reading D. Ross Campbell’s classic book on parenting, How to Really Love Your Child. Campbell’s premise is that a child needs unconditional love more than anything else. He tells us, “A child is the most needy person in our society, and the greatest need is love.” […]

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Ask often, “What does the Bible say?”
by Donald S. Whitney – Apr 23

From BiblicalSpirituality.org, the blog of Donald Whitney (@DonWhitney).

Some of the most important changes in my life occurred when I thought to ask, “What does the Bible say about this?”

The way I spend the Lord’s Day, for example, and my thinking about what activities please God in worship were dramatically changed when […]

I’ve Been Dancing With Her Ever Since
by Jared Musgrove – Mar 24

A good man leaves an inheritance to his children’s children… Proverbs 13:22

Stories are powerful. They have a unique way of speaking to us and shaping who we are. Stories are a means of discipleship. That is why I believe storytelling is essential to the […]

Why I Don’t Want to Raise an Obedient Child
by Lyette Reback – Mar 12

It’s funny the things people will ask me when they discover I have 15 children.  Most times, the questions are a barrage of “How do you do it?” and “Don’t you know what causes that?”  Sometimes the questions are heartfelt – “How did you get to […]

Don't Just Teach Your Kids About the Lord
by Matt McCauley – Feb 3

by Matt McCauley, Children’s and Middle School Minister, The Village Church

Odds are, your kids aren’t going to remember everything you taught them. But it will be nearly impossible for them to forget the things you were passionate about. In fact, they will very likely grow up […]

Don’t Just Teach Your Kids About the Lord
by Matt McCauley – Feb 3

by Matt McCauley, Children’s and Middle School Minister, The Village Church

Odds are, your kids aren’t going to remember everything you taught them. But it will be nearly impossible for them to forget the things you were passionate about. In fact, they will very likely grow up […]

The Power of Plastic Love in Parenting
by Coleman M. Ford – Jan 29

There is delicate balance between authority and love in parenting. Perhaps some of have memories of parents who were too permissive, allowing you to get away with almost anything, all because they were afraid that punishment was the opposite of love. Or maybe some of us have memories of authoritarian parents who kept us […]