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It’s here! 40 Scriptures to Pray Over Your Children

What drove Nancy Ruth to write this book? How does it work? Today’s blog answers these questions.

Praying Scripture

We know we should read the Scriptures (Ps 1:1-2; Matt 4:4; 2 Tim 3:16-17; Rev 1:3),… Continue reading

Is Reason an Enemy to Faith?

The past couple of weeks we’ve been looking at worship. Last week we began looking at what it means to worship God with our “heart, soul, mind, and strength.” We started with the heart. This week let’s move… Continue reading

What does it mean to “love God with all your heart”?

Last week we defined worship like this:

“The meaning of the word ‘worship’ is to ascribe worth to something. In other words, it means to say and act like something has worth. It means to honor something, to say it… Continue reading

Is “Biblical Meditation” an Oxymoron?

Is your life as crazy as mine? There always seems to be something out of the ordinary going on. Sometimes I feel like it’s all I can do to keep my head above water. It’s at times like this I… 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

Parables and Perils of Air Travel

Are the parables of the Bible old and out of date? No, but in order to relate to them, we might need to think about them in our own context.

As I write this, I am sitting with my dad… Continue reading

“Jesus, take my life… but not that!”

Are there parts of life where Jesus isn’t allowed?

That is a question that’s come up in my reading this week and in the sermon again this morning. In America we have a tendency to think of church (or religion)… Continue reading

What does “love the world” mean?

Don’t you love it when kids discover the answers to their own questions? A second grade child recently asked me a great question: “What does ‘love the world’ mean?” Soon the class helped answer her question.

Our Sunday school that… Continue reading

The Danger of Good Friday Suspense

The true story of one traumatized little girl led me to reevaluate the way I teach and celebrate the events of Easter.

Next week is Holy Week where churches around the world will be remembering Palm Sunday, the Last Supper,… Continue reading

Do thoughts and prayers work?

When tragedy strikes, we want to show love to those affected. Do “thoughts and prayers” help?

If you haven’t heard, this past Wednesday afternoon a student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Learn more here… Continue reading

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