Encouragement Through Hard Times

By Roger Bailey / November 24, 2022 /

“Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord.”  (2 Tim 1:2 NIV) Just as the Apostle Paul wrote this encouraging prayer to Timothy, it is my prayer for all who read this blog.  This short prayer is also presented at the beginning of many of the epistles.  Grace is receiving…

Read More

A Simple Way To Learn To Pray

By Nancy Ruth / October 27, 2022 /

Are you familiar with the P.R.A.Y. acrostic? It’s a simple way to learn how to pray. I didn’t make it up, and I’m not sure who did, but I use this tool frequently. Too often, our prayers become like letters to Santa Claus. I want this and this and this and this. God is not…

Read More

Do we have to earn rest?

By Nancy Ruth / September 22, 2022 /

I’ve never been very good at resting. I’ve made it my goal to use every minute of my time well, so I specialized in becoming more efficient (so I could do more). I constantly told myself that I had to finish whatever project I set myself before I could rest. Rest became a reward for…

Read More

Are you making Bible scholars or disciples?

By Nancy Ruth / September 1, 2022 /

Jesus told us to “make disciples” (Matt. 28:19). Are we missing the mark when we teach? I’m afraid too many classes are training Bible scholars rather than making disciples. There’s an important difference. The easiest way to teach a Bible lesson (for any age) is to teach the facts. We teach a Bible story and…

Read More

Love Your Neighbor

By Nancy Ruth / February 22, 2021 /

Most Christians are familiar with the Great Commandment. Matthew 22:36-40 says this: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it:…

Read More

People don’t care how much you know…

By Nancy Ruth / February 17, 2021 /

Have you heard this old adage? “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” It’s true. Think back for a minute. Who was your favorite teacher in school? Why were they your favorite? Did they make you feel special somehow? My guess is that you knew they cared about…

Read More

Christian Worldview Devotionals – The Answer Book by Nancy Ruth (Unit 2 Sample Lesson)

By Hope Willis / July 15, 2020 /

What do you do when people tell you something that is different from what the Bible says? Find out in this sample from Nancy Ruth’s Christian worldview devotionals. This excerpt is Lesson 2 from The Answer Book: Small-Group Guide by Nancy Ruth. This book presents seven weeks’ worth of Bible studies for family members to explore together…

Read More

Do You Love Jesus More? Christian Worldview Devotionals (Unit 6 Sample Devotional)

By Hope Willis / June 18, 2020 /

God wants us to love Him more than anyone or anything else. Do you love Jesus more? Find out in this sample from Nancy Ruth’s Christian worldview devotionals. This excerpt is Week 6, Day 3 from The Answer Book: A Devotional for Busy Families by Nancy Ruth. This book presents seven weeks’ worth of Bible…

Read More

Flip-Through The Answer Book: Small-Group Guide (Christian worldview devotionals)

By Hope Willis / June 11, 2020 /

Are you looking for a Bible study to introduce a biblical worldview? Do you like to flip through books before you buy them? If so, this video is for you! This is a “flip-through” of The Answer Book: Small-Group Guide by Nancy Ruth. This book presents seven weeks’ worth of Bible studies for family members…

Read More

Who Can God Use? Christian Worldview Devotionals (Unit 4 Sample Lesson)

By Hope Willis / May 28, 2020 /

Do you ever wonder if God can use you? God can use anyone who follows Jesus. That includes you, me, and Gideon. Find out in this sample from Nancy Ruth’s Christian worldview devotionals. This excerpt is Lesson 4 from The Answer Book: Small-Group Guide by Nancy Ruth. The Answer Book recognizes that today’s families keep…

Read More

Join the E-Team!

The PRM E-Team is a growing community of families and children's leaders who want to see kids living for Jesus. If you want regular encouragement, exclusive freebies, resources, and behind the scenes happenings, join us because ONLY the E-Team receives these exclusives!
  • What should we call you?
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.