Parenting

"Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it" (Proverbs 22:6).

Raising a child can be a daunting and, at times, completely overwhelming task. Why not approach it with the help of the world's greatest repository of wisdom—the Bible?

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A blog post by Sherrie G
Getting Out of Debt

Have you ever asked yourself what you would do with a million dollars?  I have played that game many times over the years.  Would you like to play along?  What would you do if someone gave you a million dollars?

Posted May 17, 2012 | 3 comments
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Chart Your Way on the Road to Eternal Life
Posted January 10, 2012 | 5 comments
A blog post by Darlene Lausted
Timothy's Grandma

I just started listening to the recordings of the home office's bi-weekly Bible study on the Pastoral Epistles. In the introduction to 1 Timothy, the pastor, Steve Myers, pointed out the influence that Timothy's grandmother and mother had on him.

Posted January 3, 2012 | 0 comments
A blog post by John LaBissoniere
Children Need Time With Their Dads

Ansel Adams, the famous photographer of the Yosemite valley, was a restless child who had difficulty adapting to traditional schools. His father decided to teach him at home where he spent time helping him discover and cultivate his talents.

Posted December 21, 2011 | 0 comments
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A blog post by Amanda Boyer
Child of God

In a book that I have been recently studying by Allison Bottke, she made an observation that really struck my heart. She said, “A growing child is presented with one of two paths, survival or development.” She continued on by saying, “If a child is abused, neglected, abandoned, ignored or made to assume adult responsibilities, she must focus her attention and energy on survival.” But “if a child is not chronically frightened and confused, he is free to expand into the developmental tasks presented to him as he grows up.”

Posted December 2, 2011 | 3 comments
A blog post by Sabrina Peabody
Green and red apple on chalkboard with books - To Teach or Not to Teach

Teaching is not a career for the faint of heart. It is not a job for someone to do 9-5 or even 8-4 as some would believe. It is a way of life that consumes. If you have recently become a teacher or have been put into a position as a teacher to others, you will soon realize that teaching is a complete giving of yourself.

Posted November 15, 2011 | 6 comments
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A blog post by Don Hooser

The future of the world will largely depend on how our children turn out. And that largely depends on what the older generations are teaching and failing to teach the younger generations. We should consider this a huge responsibility.

Teaching is accomplished by words and by examples. Parents and other adults must be good role models, practicing what they preach.

Posted October 27, 2011 | 3 comments

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