Nancy Ruth

Author and former children’s minister with a passion to equip kids to live boldly for Christ.

Success in Life

[This blog was written by Roger Bailey.]

What constitutes a life well lived? What does it mean “to have success in life”? What can I do now and in the future to make my life a success? Let’s look… Continue reading

No More Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Has it ever seemed like you’ve had the same point come up over and over again in sermons, personal Bible study, conversations, books you’re reading, and everywhere else? I call that a 2×4 – a time when God seems to… Continue reading

The Day I Should Have Died

One great way to tell people about Jesus is to share what God has done in your life.

Today I’d like to share the true story of a day I should have died. It’s also the day I got my… Continue reading

Is “Sin” Really A “Four-Letter Word”?

Sin. It is a word and concept no one likes to discuss. Sin carries connotations of wrongness, punishment, and unpleasantness. Even the word “sin” has become politically incorrect. It is a “four-letter word” in many circles.

Should sin be a… Continue reading

George Müller: A Man of Prayer

I just finished the biography George Müller: Delighted in God by Roger Steer. This powerful testimony impacted me so much that I had to share it with you. (No, I don’t get paid for this plug.)

Who is… Continue reading

GUEST POST: Nowhere Else to Go

NOTE: This week’s blog is a “Sermonette” which was originally published in The Tonkawa News Aug. 30, 2018. I liked it so much that I called Dr. Cope to ask if I could share it with you all. He graciously… Continue reading

The Secret to Family Bible Study

Have you ever tried to start a new habit? It’s not as easy as it sounds.

Working Unused Muscles

My Dad and I are trying to start several new habits this year. One goal is to be more consistent with… Continue reading

A Breath of Prayer

Sometimes, when life gets crazy, it’s time to breathe a prayer.

My mother was an amazing woman. I never knew how she kept it all straight, but she was always busy with something or other and seemed to be involved… Continue reading

What’s in a name?

Names are powerful things.

A college friend of mine got a job as a teacher’s assistant in a kindergarten class. As she told me all about it, we reminded ourselves how important it is in a room full of 4-5-year-olds… Continue reading

Why Christian families should equip their children to wrestle with Scientific Questions

Someone recently asked me if Parent Road Ministries teaches Creationism. This is a hot topic for many and a valid question.

Parent Road Ministries is a non-denominational ministry committed to teaching God’s Word to children and families in a loving,… Continue reading

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