Recently a friend and I were discussing our thoughts about parenting. He and I share many common ideas and values, but there was one glaring difference in our styles — church membership. He just could not understand why I felt it important to raise my child in a church community. He was not questioning why…

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There are so many fun ideas and traditions you can implement as a family to create memories. Some are everyday rituals that you do together to grow and develop close bonds. Others are zany, fun, and create laughter. Then there are those things you do to create meaning into your lives. Naming your home fits…

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I volunteered once a week in my daughter’s first-grade class last year. I would usually be there to help out with reading, but once in awhile when the day would progress quickly or out-of-order; I’d get to witness Bible time. At the end of Bible time was prayer time. The first time I witnessed prayer…

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