How to learn from others, live in community, and be vulnerable.
We have an ongoing tradition in our home of having our 8-year-old daughter “pay” for unexpected, unbelievably sweet, thoughtful, adorable things she does that so overwhelm her mom that it is nearly impossible to contain the emotion. (more…)
"But I've always taught my kids the truth. Why won't they listen to me?"
Not that I want to be muzzled like an ox, or that I harbor some secret desire to be bound and gagged, but there’s something I just have to confess. (more…)
Make a joyful noise to the Lord (Psalm 100:1,2)
. . . without addressing the unrighteous outburst you splattered over your eight-year-old for acting like a second-grader. (more…)
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Is it your fault your kids don't GET Christ? After you catch them red-handed, then what?
When it seems like God is wrong, then what?
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Yep--that's what the image says: "I don't know what 'made love' means." Let me explain. These last couple of months the developing of But-Kickers has been a big deal in our home. I've been…
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