Parenting

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Jesus for President: Politics, Faith, and Conversations with Our Kids

September 29, 2020

Parenting Points “Unprecedented times,” “polarization,” and “new normal” have become favorite words from the mouths of CNN and Fox News commentators. We are in a world of racial turmoil and a pandemic virus as we prepare to decide as a nation of who will be the best candidate to navigate these stormy waters. When I …

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Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Trap of Comparison & the Beauty of Grace

September 1, 2020

Parenting Points We have all heard of the proverbial Jones family – the family that every other family aspires to be. The Joneses frequently fill social media with pictures of their perfect family, HGTV award-winning house, and vacation pictures straight off the Travel Channel. The Jones kids only fight over who gets to say the …

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Grand Monday Nights!

August 20, 2020

Senior Scene Attention Grandparents! Grand Monday Nights is the newest ministry focus of Legacy Coalition, a ministry whose heart champions intentional Christ-like grandparenting. Larry Fowler, Founder of Legacy Coalition, kicked off “Grand Monday Nights” August 10 with – “Awaken: A Call to Action for Christian Grandparents.” There is a nationwide movement of Christian grandparents embracing …

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Roadmap to Family Values, Vision and Mission: Kingdom Builders

July 29, 2020

Special Feature Brought to you by: Community Partner Convene, ConveneNow.com All it takes for families to grow closer together is intentionality and a roadmap. The Family Meeting Guide is your roadmap! This interactive guide walks you step-by-step through the life-changing process of having a Family meeting! The annual tradition of a Family Meeting is a …

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Family Conversations in a Broken World

July 28, 2020

Parenting Points The year 2020 has come with much news that points to the deep brokenness of the world. The growing death toll of Coronavirus, the senseless murder of George Floyd, racial unrest in our nation, and whatever other trouble fills the headlines of the local news all create discussions that we must have with …

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Prepare for Medical Emergencies at College

July 28, 2020

Legal Matters Presented by: Bradford & Holliman, Estate Planning In August last year, I wrote about the types of emergency information and legal documents your young adult should have in hand when heading to college. With the pandemic still a threat, the need for healthcare legal documents is even more important this year. A healthcare …

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Quiet Time with Kids?

June 26, 2020

Parenting Points For a long time as a mother, it felt like the right thing to do was to get up early and read my Bible before my kids awoke. That seemed like what “good moms” did, and it is what I had done all my adult life. It would have been a great plan, …

Cultivate Your Children’s Gifts & Help Them Realize Their Dreams

June 20, 2020

Parenting Points Can we define the creative child? What does a creative child look like? Is there just one flavor? Is there just one area of giftedness? Is there only one formula that always has the same outcome? I believe that the answer to all those questions is no. If creative means the ability or …

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The Art of Beginning Again

May 29, 2020

Parenting Points Over the last few months, we have been given the gift of pause. Before the Coronavirus, “busy” was the adjective that many would use to describe their life. Now that cancellation and quarantine have decluttered our calendars, we have a great chance to begin again and redefine what our lives and the lives …

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Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann on how to Weather Life Well

April 30, 2020

Cover Story Would you move into a RV with your three young children and spouse? That is exactly what CBS 42 Chief Meteorologist Ashley Gann did more than four months ago and calls it an amazing family experience! Here’s a look into the life of this trailblazer who gives God all the glory. Life as …

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