kids faith

The Surprising Benefit of Gratitude You May Not Have Thought Of

“Mom?” My seven year old approached me timidly, long past her bedtime. I was tempted to get upset, but something about her expression made me stop. I asked what she needed. She held out a stuffed black dog, that she’d won at a raffle a few days earlier. “Remember when our church sent that big […] Read more…

The Audio Adventure CDs that are Going on Our Kids’ Christmas List This Year (This Surprised Me!)

I remember making really long Christmas lists as a kid, adding things like Totally Hair Barbie and a Dream Phone, because it was something I just HAD to have ;) Seriously, remember this?  Fast-forward to adulthood and this year, and my children are adding more modern electronic gifts to their lists….my 10 year old wants an […] Read more…

12 Powerful Proverbs to Teach Your Children

The book of Proverbs is a treasure-trove of knowledge. In short bursts, it sums up many key truths of biblical living, wisdom-practicing and practical stewardship among other things! This is one of my favorite books of the Bible and, I think, one of the best parts of Scripture to teach our children as well! The […] Read more…

25+ Christian Themed Easter Basket Ideas

My childhood was filled with experiences of egg hunts on Easter morning, a church service where we would sing familiar Resurrection songs and a pretty table full of delicious food that we ate while spending time with family. They were sweet times and make for cherished memories! However, our children won’t be celebrating this holiday quite the same way I […] Read more…

5 ways to raise mission minded kids

5 Ways to Raise Mission Minded Kids

“Mom, can I go on a missions trip?” This question came from my 10 year old son after hearing a presentation in church from some congregation members who had been in the Czech Republic for two weeks. After hearing about how they taught VBS and participated in service projects, he was very eager to hop on the […] Read more…

Learn about Advent with Truth in the Tinsel (an Invitation for the Crafty and Not-so-Crafty Mom)

I’m the first to admit that Pinterest has become a slight addiction for me, even though I’m pretty sure I’m pronouncing it incorrectly (Pin-interest, Pin-trehst? After 6 years this should be obvious to me). There are days when I completely ignore it, but then on some random Saturday afternoon I go crazy pinning DIY ideas, kids […] Read more…

Free Lenten Prayer Chain Printable- 40 Days of Scripture and Prayer Prompts for Kids and Families

Free 40 Day Prayer Chain Printable- Scripture and Prayer Prompts for Kids and Families During Lent or Anytime!

In our home, we celebrate Lent, which is the 40 day period before Resurrection Sunday when we meditate on Christ’s sacrifice for us.  In order to help us focus our hearts and help you and your family (and ours!) have a dedicated Scripture and prayer time each day of this season, I created this Lenten […] Read more…

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