The Lord Disciplines Those He Loves

Skamvrån av Carl Larsson 1894

We read Nehemiah this week. We particularly enjoyed Chapter 9, which is a recitation of all the … [Read more...]

Living and Active

Jan van Eyck

As many of you know, our family is trying to read through the entire Bible this year. I have seen so … [Read more...]

Memorial Stones

'Sleigh_Scene',_oil_painting_by_Cornelius_Krieghoff

Every year on New Year's Day we sit down as a family and write out a chronicle of the past year. It … [Read more...]

Books for Christmas season devotions

Charles_Haigh-Wood_Storytime

Our entire family loves books. And one of our all-time favorites is Jack and Kathy Stockman's … [Read more...]

Favorite Christmas Hymns

Candlelight_Master_Young_Boy_Singing

I don't collect much, preferring not to add to the clutter in my house. But I do collect one thing: … [Read more...]

Preparing Children for Worship

Missa_a_l'ermita,_Josep_Benlliure_Gil,_Museu_de_Belles_Arts_de_València

One of the books I read when we first began bringing our children into the worship service was … [Read more...]

The Value of Catechizing Children

La_lecon_de_cathéchisme by Muenier, public domain

The Catechism is a valuable tool for teaching our children what Christians believe. Many parents … [Read more...]

The Difficulty of Letting the Bible Speak

Molnár_Ábrahám_kiköltözése Abraham's journey from Ur to Canaan

This year is our year to read through the Bible as a family. We were challenged: it only takes 80 … [Read more...]

Nothing But the Blood

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We've been letting the kids pick our songs for family devotions this week. Six year old Colin loves … [Read more...]

Resources for Devotions

We have used lots of different devotional materials with our children over the years. Here are some … [Read more...]