Reasons I Love Vacation Bible School

    VBS (Vacation Bible School) week can be a difficult, grueling, cruel, thankless and exhausting experience. So why do people continue to pour themselves into these events year after year? I’m glad you asked. Very simply, it’s because VBS week is also one of the most rewarding things a gathering of believers can do. … Continue reading Reasons I Love Vacation Bible School

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Raising Disciples: Seven Practices to Help Your Children Grow in Their Faith

The kids that God has entrusted to you are your primary disciples. As Christian parents we have the privilege of not simply making disciples, but raising them. And that is both a joyous task and a heavy one. Simply “going to church” each week for one hour won’t cut it. Having your kids baptized and … Continue reading Raising Disciples: Seven Practices to Help Your Children Grow in Their Faith

Failing My Kids the Right Way

Starting out anyway, kids develop an idealized picture of who their parents really are. They see mom and dad as invincible. Perfect. People who can do no wrong. It doesn't take too many years before that begins to change. As parents, we know who we truly are. We know that we make mistakes. That we … Continue reading Failing My Kids the Right Way