10 Ways You Idolize Your Kids More than God

10 Ways You Idolize Your Kids More than God

“You honor your sons more than me…” 1 Samuel 2:29b God’s word is complete for parenting. Even in 2017. 1 Samuel shares a principle parents need to hear: Do you honor your children more than God? It’s an eye-opening question. You strive to raise good kids. You want...
5 Tips When Teens Have Anxiety

5 Tips When Teens Have Anxiety

“We keep it to ourselves or bottle it in.” This are words local students used to describe how teens deal with stress. In September, I spoke to our local high school’s health classes on stress and anxiety. From a show of their hands, the majority acknowledged...
5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

5 Lessons for Managing Crazy Busyness

I fell into bed at night, feeling like my head was pinned against a wall and there was no way out. The next day would be the same—up at 5:30 am, get the baby sitter, get the kids to school, teach high schoolers, rush to a volleyball game, help kids with homework, get...
3 Principles for Putting Your Baby in the Basket

3 Principles for Putting Your Baby in the Basket

“When she could hide him no longer, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with tar and pitch. Then she placed the child in the reeds along the bank of the Nile.” Exodus 2:3 It was time for Jochebed to remove baby Moses from her home. Otherwise, he...