Answering Our Kids’ Questions About Secular Culture

No matter what age our kids are, it doesn’t take long for them to ask questions that arise from the culture around us! We cannot hide them from the devastating effects of sin and brokenness.

So today, I invite you peek in on conversations I’ve had with our girls. Our challenge is to be the the kind of Christ-followers who love and interact with people who are different from us (Jesus did this!) while having discerning hearts that honor God. Truth and love are hard to live out!

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Put On Love

While one scarf can be pretty and warm, we aren’t meant to wrap ourselves in a bunch of them! If we try this, we’ll find that it quickly becomes difficult to keep them on, much less move in them.

In my last post, we talked about how we tend to wrap ourselves in relationships, abilities, position, and possessions to know who we are and be known by other people.

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Homeless Care Package {Love is Humble}

I’ll never forget Maria.  I pulled into the Wal-Mart parking lot on my usual errands.  A family standing with a sign at the back of the parking lot caught my eye.  The man held a cardboard sign, with his wife and two little girls.  My heart started beating faster and I knew I needed to go talk with them. 20170625_162534 Continue reading “Homeless Care Package {Love is Humble}”

Love = See + Compassion + Action

Yesterday, I was at Target and I took a short-cut through the women’s pajama section.  I casually overheard a nice looking senior gentleman ask an associate if this was all of the women’s pajamas. I didn’t think much of the question, but her response caught my attention.  He asked a simple question, and she responded, “Yes, this is it…you’re on your own.”  He obviously was out of place in this area of the store!IMG_20180319_094725260

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