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Day: June 15, 2015

Elizabeth Glass Turner ~ Is Gender a Burden or a Gift?

Sisters, brothers, we all struggle with the pain of what it means to be flesh and blood in this world. Our bodies cause us frustration and suffering, whether we see our sex as a liability, foreign and unwanted, or whether we experience the pain of chronic illness or degeneration. “We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.”

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Tips for Talking With Children about Death

How in the world can we talk with our children and help them understand death when we don’t understand it ourselves? The topic makes us uncomfortable and afraid. It touches pain inside our own hearts from the questions we have that remain unanswered. Ellen Martin offers helpful, solid advice for helping our children death with death and grief.

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discipleship for kids

Where Children’s Discipleship Begins

Where does children’s discipleship begin? If we all were to take Deut. 6:4-7 seriously, we would realize the seriousness of our call, but also the profound practicality of how discipleship can work. In this series of articles, Christina Embree uses this passage of Scripture to offer parents practical tips to intentionally engage children in the everyday moments of life.

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