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Keys to Encouraging Your Children
invest in your relationships
We have found several ways to encourage our children.
Strengthening Family Relationships
discover the keys of prayer and love
All too often, God’s people lose generation after generation to the distractions and cares of this life, bringing up children who leave faith behind as they reach adulthood. We want our children to continue on in the faith. This outcome does not happen by accident.
Leading Your Children to Self-Acceptance
building trust in your Designer
Practicing self-acceptance is a key to teaching children to accept themselves. When your children see that you accept God’s design, they will be more likely to trust God too. Demonstrate Love and Acceptance
Share Spoken Blessings With Children
how to intercede for children with words of blessing
All of us have opportunities to bless children. If you are a parent, God has given you the responsibility to teach your children the ways of God. (See Deuteronomy 6:6–7.) Giving a spoken blessing can be a tool in this training.
Discerning God’s Purpose in Birth Defects
facing the refining fire of unexpected trials
Kay and I met as young people, and after two years of dating, we married. We both wanted to follow the Lord and longed for a closer walk with Him. We tried to make Christ the center of our home.
Work Under Your Authorities
Build Loving Family Relationships
nuturing acceptance and understanding within the family
One of the major struggles that most families experience is in the area of family relationships.
Receiving Precious Gifts
learning to rejoice in God’s gift of children
In 2003, our home was filled with growing children. Things were always in motion—children playing, fighting, enjoying the freshness of life, and getting into mischief. Our oldest daughter was nine while the youngest of our seven children was still nursing.
Courtship: A Father’s Role
guiding children through the journey of finding a life partner
God has given my wife and I four lovely daughters. When the time was right, they each learned about the concepts of courtship, and they signed a commitment to uphold Biblical concepts of courtship in relationships.
Living Demonstrations of God’s Love
learning to minister through God’s strength
Do you ever look back over the years and find yourself marveling at something amazing that God has done? If so, you’ll understand where our family now stands as we look back and see a special work God has done, and is still doing, despite our inadequacy.