Monthly Archives: June 2010

Memorizing scripture and helping our kids do the same

Source: http://www.christianphotos.net Part of our vision for our family is that we really live by the Word of God. Memorizing it and really knowing it. We will work hard during these early years to train our children through discipline and … Continue reading

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Family discipleship starts at the beginning

We learned SO much at the OCEANetwork conference this weekend. None of the concepts we learned were completely new or revolutionary for us, but there were certain things that adjusted our view of what it will mean to be a … Continue reading

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Thankful on Father’s Day

Today is Father’s Day, and as such, I have been thinking about my dad and some childhood memories. I have a few favorites: Riding in the backpack as a toddler while Dad mowed the lawn or did other work around … Continue reading

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Less of me

“He must increase, but I must decrease.” ~ John 3:30 Kid is going on a walk with his dad. Kid decides to walk in front and then decides to go a different direction. Dad says “I don’t think that’s a good … Continue reading

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Family Discipleship and Training: More important than public/private/home schooling decision

“These commandments that I give you today are to be upon your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you … Continue reading

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Attack birds, llamas, and rats, oh my!

My retreat: I laughed, I cried, and somehow I ended up at the beach. My first day of retreat started out great. It was beautiful outside and the drive to Tilikum Christian camp was wonderful. They have a cabin called … Continue reading

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A season in the fire

“He is like a refiner’s fire” – Malachi 3:2 Yesterday I was getting ready for my retreat, shopping and packing and all that, and I was thinking about what all this is about. The Christian walk seems to be one … Continue reading

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