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Our Life Is Our Ministry – Considerations For Workplace Ministry

series to share some of my thoughts and experiences with the hope that it will encourage and inspire you to think about your Christian faith and God given talents permeates your church, family, vocational and recreational life. Continue reading

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Finding Treasure in Small Windows of Time With Our Children

We did not find any gold nuggets, but we did find some time and make memories that we can treasure for a lifetime. My friend Joe White once told me that kids spell love-T I M E. It doesn’t take lots of money or planning, just be purposeful with the time we have and grab those windows of opportunity that we find ourselves in and make the most of them. Continue reading

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Knowing Truth is the Foundation for Teaching Your Family to Make Good Decisions

Knowing truth is the foundation upon making good decisions. However in the world of educated relativity that we live in truth has become accepted as truth interpreted by the wisdom of man. I believe that God has ordered the world and has made His truth to be universally known. Continue reading

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Learning to Finish What You Start Even When The Project Doesn’t Work Out

My son was over his head and really would have preferred to back out of the project. My neighbor and I discussed the situation and recognizing this was as much about teaching a life lesson to my son as it was about fixing the problem thought it would be good to push through the problem and work toward a satisfactory solution. Continue reading

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The 20 Rules Of This House

I enjoy reading other business and family values, rules, or boundaries that are used to lead and provide boundaries for business or family. We have our family Core Values posted on the refrigerator for reference when making choices or using for instruction. These are great tools to use and leaves no question as to how we are supposed to operate. Continue reading

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What Makes You Cry? Understanding the Invitation to a Life of Satisfying Purpose

What are the things that pull at your heart strings and move you emotionally to tears? Pay attention for these emotions remind us of personal experiences that have deeply impacted our life and/or may reveal God given passions that bring life’s greatest fulfillment or satisfaction. Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To A Family Pet

This blog post describes our thoughts and experience of losing our family pet rabbit, Mason. I offer some tips to consider when your family pet dies. Continue reading

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A Fun Day of Learning and Adventure with Your Kids

Suggestions for fun activities to build memories with your kids Continue reading

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Teaching About the Birds and the Bees

Practical tips for Christian parents in teaching their children about sex. Start early, build a biblical foundation, create a comfortable atmosphere to initiate conversation, recognize your body as a temple of the living God are simple strategies to teach and develop a sexual worldview with your kids. Continue reading

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Four Stages in Raising Kids to Be Independent Adults

Parenting guidelines for instructing and teaching kids to grow up to make good choices and become independent adults. Continue reading

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