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How do I talk to children about baptism?

Baptism is an important step to take in our discipleship path. Baptism is a symbolic action and often symbolism is tough to explain to kids. Here is how I teach it to children. Who can be baptized? Everyone who has … Continue reading

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Turning a Big Ship: For Your Church

I am not a sailor. I’ve never driven a big ship. Do paddle boats or kayaks count? I’ve heard the analogy for making a change in an organization compares to turning a big ship around. We need to figure out … Continue reading

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What do you celebrate in your family?

Frustration. Anxiety. Stress. Failure. Incompetence. These are all emotions that I visit as a parent more often than I would like to admit. I have big dreams and desires and ideas about what Family Discipleship should look like in my … Continue reading

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GIVING comes from a GENEROUS HEART

Let’s focus on the characteristic of generosity and resist the temptation to narrow this to the act of giving money. With our children and youth, let’s develop a culture of giving.  We, as disciples of Christ, are called to be … Continue reading

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Why is it called GOOD Friday?

This was a question that I was asked by my then six year old daughter. Why is it called GOOD Friday? I mean, Jesus, the one that we love, the one that we adore, was crucified on this day. What’s … Continue reading

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Why is it called GOOD Friday?

This was a question that I was asked by my then six year old daughter. Why is it called GOOD Friday? I mean, Jesus, the one that we love, the one that we adore, was crucified on this day. What’s … Continue reading

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Celebrate with Your Family

This week we are celebrating a couple of birthdays in our family. My middle daughter turned 10 last week and my husband’s birthday was a few days ago. He also is reaching a decade milestone that I won’t publish in … Continue reading

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