Confess - who here is addicted to Social media? It makes us glued to our phones for a good part of the day, creates negative affects on our relationships, makes us less productive, and it can give us a skewed perception of what reality is.
What can we do to make sure that our lives don’t get consumed with social media? Here is an easy 4 step social media fast to free your soul...
Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.
Parkview Mennonite Church in Hillsboro, Kansas decided to put works with their faith and made a wonderfully generous donation to a local elementary school, opting to purchase academic supplies for every single student due to attend!
See what happened when this local church body decided to be a blessing to their whole community...!
Of all the apps in recent years, perhaps the one that has received the most debate on whether it should be used is TikTok. TikTok not only has an addictive, habit-forming quality but is also an app where most anything goes.
This begs the question for parents, should you let your kid use TikTok?
There are a lot of myths out there when it comes to our closeness with God: “If you would just read your Bible more, go to church more, share your faith, then that'll bring you closer to God.” So I try doing all of those things—but that feeling of closeness with God still doesn't come.
We wouldn’t expect our bodies to stay healthy if we binged on sugar or never exercised. We can’t expect our souls to stay healthy either when we don’t feed our spirits the Word of God and experience Him in deep community -- even over the summer!
Bible reading is such a critical part of a healthy relationship with God, but truthfully, it’s not the first Book most children gravitate toward. What can we do to help our kids not only read the Bible, but understand what they’re reading, potentially enjoy it, and most of all, apply it?
Here are some ideas that will hopefully get you started:
We all want to feel needed. And sometimes, it’s scary to let our grown children make certain decisions on their own. How do you give them space, but still let them know you are there when they need you or when they’dlikeyou to be around?
Here are seven suggestions to help you parent your grown children without smothering them
Are you currently in a place of waiting? Though we’re all familiar with it, we can often grow wearing in our waiting, and our hearts grow heavy with worry and doubt. Sometimes we might wonder if God has forgotten about us or given up on us....