Category: christian living

Join Me This Saturday in IL–Homeschool Conference

For those of you in Southern IL, I'll be speaking this Saturday at the ICHE (Illinois Christian Home Educators) Conference and I sure would love to meet you! They have extended the deadline for registration, and it would be well worth your time and money to come and be encouraged for your journey. Todd Wilson ...

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The Church’s Opinion of Children is One of its Greatest Weaknesses

I have a big beef with a large majority of Christian thinking and every now and then, the hornet's nest gets kicked again and so, here we are. First, let me tell you the story that prompted me to address this topic again. A young couple with whom we are friends attend a smallish, typical conservative Baptist church. ...

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Is Genesis History? Returning to Theaters ONE Night Only! + HUGE Creation Science Bundle Giveaway! (You Don’t Want to Miss This)

  Coming back to theaters, for one night only, is the unique, theatrical event, Is Genesis History, where Del Tackett explores the beauty of God’s creation. And to celebrate the anniversary, Compass Classroom (which a site we use and LOVE for History) is giving away a HUGE Creation Science Bundle of goodies! Click HERE to enter. >>The giveaway is ...

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The Secret to Abundant Life

There is always another floor to sweep, another closet to arrange, the yard to mow, the thing to repair. We are never done, but we keep working like we think we can get done. And life gets crowded with the essentials and we lose our smiles. And kindness. And we become more automatic than full, creative, life-filled creatures. "I have ...

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New Year Inspiration–Here’s Your 30% Off Coupon of Our Most Popular Products

To inspire you in the new year, our 3 favorite resources are on sale for 30% off! (The download/pdf versions) Get When Motherhood Feels Too Hard, our powerful devotional to inspire moms in the trenches, our Relaxed Homeschooling Ebook to help you refocus on real education and take the stress out of homeschooling, and our ...

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How To Tackle the New Year When You Want to Do ALL THE THINGS at Once (Practical Steps)

Type A. Dreamer. Visionary. Whatever you call it, I'm one of those. Are you? (Long lines kill you a little inside. Patience: not your super power. To everything there is a purpose. Otherwise, what's the point? (There's isn't one, see?) ) It has its perks, but oh boy, does it have its pitfalls too. Like wishing your vision of ...

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Real Truth Leads Us to Repentance–Be Careful of Your Teachers

"We avoid saying things that might make people feel uncomfortable", the pastor said.  Which is why Sandy loves one of the fastest-growing churches in her area.  She visits both campuses, depending on which weekend she stays with her boyfriend.  (True story, told by "Sandy", casually, unabashedly, to another Christian.) There is a new gospel taking the ...

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A Mother’s Main Job (& How to Do it Each Day)

A parent has many jobs, can I get an Amen? But do you know what THE most important job, hands down, for any Christian parent is? Discipleship. In fact, that's the primary job Jesus left all of us to do (Matthew 28:19) as Christians, so how much more is this command given to parents, backed up with ...

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3 Powerful Lessons We (& Our Children) Need from Daniel

Reading through the book of Daniel in the mornings to the kids has given me a refreshing reminder of what a follower of God looks like. It's easy to forget in our often self-defined versions of Christianity. Here are 3 huge lessons we have learned so far: 1. Having the right to be angry or retaliate doesn't ...

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How Internet Pornography Destroys People & Families (And What We Can Do About it)

Solomon said "there's nothing new under the sun" but he hadn't counted on Internet pornography. Of course the sin isn't new but we are the first to witness the "internet pornography experiment" and are only just beginning to see its devastating effects. I'm writing this because I believe nothing is more destructive to people and families, and ...

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