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Why Satan Hates Your Family by Tim Challies

Wow! Great article that I had to pass on to our Trinity parents. You can find this article at Tim Challies’ website: http://www.challies.com. Why Satan Hates Your Family March 03, 2014 Family is under attack. As Christians we are accustomed to hearing about divorce and pornography and gay marriage and so many other moral issues. … Continue reading

Tips for Raising Children…old school, but not really.

Ten pithy sayings from John Witherspoon, Scottish Presbyterian pastor, President of Princeton (1768-1794), and signer of the Declaration of Independence, on parental authority and child rearing: 1. The best exercise in the world for children is to let them romp and jump about, as soon as they are able, according to their own fancy. 2. … Continue reading

Use The Internet to Connect with Kids

We use DiscipleLand Curriculum for grades 1 – 6 on Sunday mornings during their BFG time.  I encourage you to check out this great resource that you can use at home that picks up where your child left off in BFG.  It will reinforce what they are learning each week assisting them to truly know … Continue reading

Family Film Night: 2 Great Movies

On Saturday, October 12th at 6:30 pm, we will be showing two great films – one for children and one for all adults: Children’s (K – 6th grades) movie will be:  “Despicable Me” Located on the Lawn next to the FLC. Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and warm clothes. Included in the $3/child cost will be pizza, … Continue reading

Don’t Segregate the Youth

I grew up in a youth group like the one described in this blog, that is segregated from the life of the church where parents expected spiritual “experts” to train their children. It is so true. I am so glad that at Trinity we are striving to incorporate our students in the life of our church body, not scheduling … Continue reading

Parenting Taught Me Some Valuable Lessons

Parenting Taught Me Some Valuable Lessons by Nicholas Ellen One of the hardest jobs I have ever had next to being a husband and being a pastor was being a parent. My children are adults now and out on their own. Looking back over the years, I now realize that there are things I have … Continue reading

10 Things Awana Leaders Wish They Could Tell Parents

Written by Linda Weddle. Life Threads is not the only blog I do for Awana – I also do the parenting blog:  apparentlyblogging.awana.org  (In fact, I invite you to read the thoughts I posted yesterday on teaching children to pray.) For the past two years, I’ve started off the Awana year with this post – … Continue reading

Should I Make My Child Apologize?

This is an excellent blog regarding a common question. Hope this helps. Jen Wilkin TGC Blog | July 22, 2013 Parents frequently ask me if it is wrong to require their children to apologize when they are disrespectful or disobedient. Usually, they’re concerned that they might be training their child to lie. Wouldn’t it be … Continue reading

5 Ways to Teach Your Kids About Sexual Development

Whenever I run across excellent resources, I want to pass them along to you. This blog is one of them.   In a related way, I also want to recommend to every parent of a 5th grader and up to purchase the material, “Passport2Purity” by Dennis and Barbara Rainey. This curriculum is an excellent resource to … Continue reading

Great (and free) Devotional for Families and Children: “Around the World in 60 Days”

Focus on the Family has a free devotional for families and children at http://www.thrivingfamily.com/Features/Magazine/2013/around-the-world-in-60-days.aspx You will simply need to register your email and print the material.  Simple. You and your children will explore 27 different countries on six continents on a virtual trip.  There is a biblical lesson for each day and an activity that … Continue reading

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