Teens… They Just Really Want Us To Ask!

Stop nagging me! You don’t have to tell me every time! Mom, I know already! Have you ever heard something like this from your teenagers? Granted, sometimes such defensive responses are simply the result of the inherent angst that comes with being a teenager, but sometimes, their comebacks are a reaction to us. When our…

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Transparency is Transformational

Once upon a time my children had me on a pedestal… They thought I knew everything, could fix anything, and certainly didn’t struggle with the same frustrations and temptations they faced each day. To them, I had it all together. Honestly, when they were little, that Parenting Pedestal was a nice place to hang out.…

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Life Is So Unnerving for a Servant Who’s Not Serving

As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ we were made to serve. It’s part of who we are, part of our make-up, and part of our spiritual DNA. Don’t believe me? Consider Matthew 20:28… Jesus said this: “Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give…

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Just What Are You Trying To Say??

Are you surprised by the lack of love and commitment our young people have toward the church? Are you stunned to see them walk away from the body of Christ? Do you wonder what the church could have done differently? What the church could have said better? What dynamic program would have made the biggest…

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