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Bible Study for Kids: Honor Your Mother

Written by Mike Bennett

Here’s a short Bible study you can do with your kids for Mother’s Day. Feel free to adapt it to your children’s age levels and interests (and your own family’s inside jokes!). Discuss: What makes...

She Reaches Out Her Hands

Written by Dee Kilough

This experience with a homeless woman has touched my life deeply. About 10 years ago, on the streets of Sacramento, California, a rather dowdy lady timidly approached me and softly entreated,...

Things My Mama Taught Me

Written by Janel Johnson

Can mothers really change the world? I think the things my mama taught me would go a long way toward promoting a more peaceful world. It seemed fitting in this week preceding a national...

Why Real Men Don’t Ignore Mother’s Day

Written by Mike Bennett

Mother’s Day can be intimidating. It can seem like a no-win situation. But with a little attitude adjustment, we can see it for what it really is—a chance to exercise more of the character of...

Putting God to the Test

Written by Tim Groves

The teen years are full of tests. But sometimes it’s our job to give a test. God wants us to test Him! Why? How? Recently my daughter took her college ACT test. Before that she took a test for...

Lessons From Sarah

Written by Glo Diliberto

Sarah is one of the most influential women of the Bible. But who was she really? What can we learn from her that would apply to us today? Sarah sat in the entrance to her tent watching in...

Remember When …

Written by John Columbo

Were things really better before we followed God’s way? What’s the lure of looking back when we’ve got the present? What was it that was so special about that place? Sometimes we forget to regret...

Mourning: Can I Be of Any Help?

Written by Karen Meeker

When friends or family members are suffering loss, how can we support them and ease their pain? I distinctly remember thinking how bittersweet that Last Great Day was. My sister had missed the...

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Written by Becky Bennett

Springtime inspires thoughts of gardens and growth. All these green, growing things can serve as reminders to us of what we want to produce in our lives. It’s spring! After months of looking at...