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Knowing and Loving God May 5, 2019

Four Ways to Pray with Our Children

One of the most profound gifts that we can give our children is to teach them to pray.  It is such an honor that the God of the entire universe wants to have a RELATIONSHIP with us.  And this relationship can only happen through prayer, communing with God… I believe one of the best ways we can encourage our children to have a relationship with Jesus is to teach them to pray.  And the best way to teach them to pray is to pray with our children.  

Knowing and Loving God May 2, 2019

Best Christian Audio Dramas for Kids

Have you ever wished you could eliminate those countless hours of screen time on long road trips?  What if you could give your kids a constructive activity that the whole family enjoys? I know books are great, and we encourage our kids to read in the car as much as possible. It’s also important to use some car time to talk or play family games, but it’s nice to have other options as well. One of the activities we enjoy on road trips and when traveling around town is listening to audio dramas: stories that come to life through the character’s voices and sound affects without the visual input.

Knowing and Loving God May 1, 2019

7 Great Christian Chapter Book Series for Kids

One of my favorite activities during the summer months is reading chapter books with my kids.  I enjoy snuggling on the couch as we read the next chapter and discuss what we can learn from it. There are some great, classic books out there, but lately I have been searching for some good Christian chapter books with a message of faith. We know a few, and I reviewed one of them below, but I asked some friends (and some of their kids) to tell me their favorites and why they liked them.  

Knowing and Loving God January 2, 2019

5 Goals For Intentional Parenting

As each new year approaches, I begin to think about what I want to do differently and ask God how I can be more effective and intentional in different areas of my life.  One of the areas I have been praying about is how to be more intentional with my kids.  As a mom, one of the most important assignments I have is to raise my children to know, love, and follow the Lord.

Knowing and Loving God, Reflecting His Character, Serving with Kids September 29, 2018

Pearce Family Discipleship Highlight

I enjoy hearing creative ways that other families disciple their kids to love Jesus and follow in His ways.  Although each family is unique, we can all glean ideas and wisdom from each other, so I thought it would be beneficial to hear from some families as to what Biblical resources and approaches they have found effective in encouraging their children in Christ-like ways.

Knowing and Loving God May 11, 2018

5 Reasons To Send Teens to Christian Camps  

Last summer I led a small group of teenagers at  Camp 220 with my church. I had heard many great things about this camp and how teens’ lives had been dramatically changed, and I wanted to experience it first hand with the students from my neighborhood Bible club.  It was an unforgettable experience, to say the least.  

Knowing and Loving God October 19, 2017

5 Special Baby Gifts That Make an Eternal Impact

One of the things I enjoy most is picking out the perfect gift.  I want the gift to leave a lasting impression on both mom and baby, whether practical or sentimental.  Gifts that plant seeds of faith and teach little ones how special they are to God are by far some of the most precious treasures they will ever receive.  Here are a few gift ideas to make an eternal impact the next time you are looking for just the right gift for a baby shower.