7 Tips to Help You Take the Sting Out of Bullying
July 22nd, 2014

7 Tips to Help You Take the Sting Out of Bullying

Dr. Jo Clifford

Bullying. Its become all too common today. We read stories of teenagers who are cyber-bullied and kids who are bullied in the schoolyard. We hear of bosses who bully their employees to intimidate and disempower them. At one time or another, weve all experienced bullyings sting. Maybe ...

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Raising Siblings as Friends
June 18th, 2014

Raising Siblings as Friends

Maria Wolf

Siblings can be the greatest of friends. Or the greatest of enemies. Many biblical stories demonstrate the latter--and its disastrous consequences. Cain is jealous of Gods favor on Abel and kills him. Jacob tricks his brother Esau out of his inheritance, sisters Leah and Rachel compete for ...

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5 Ways to Foster Faith in Your Kids
June 3rd, 2014

5 Ways to Foster Faith in Your Kids

Maria Wolf

How do you nurture faith in your children? It doesnt happen overnight, says child expert Margi McCombs, PhD. It takes time, intention and a willingness to make God and the Gospel part of your familys identity. Dr. McCombs offers five ways to help you make faith a ...

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How to Raise Kids in a Culture of Overindulgence
May 12th, 2014

How to Raise Kids in a Culture of Overindulgence

Maria Wolf

It’s every parent’s dream to raise children who are kind andloving to others. But the American culture of overindulgence can derail thatdream, says Dr. Margi McCombs, afamily and child educator for more than 30 years. The media continually besieges parents with messages aboutbuying things that will ...

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10 Ways to Teach the Bible to Children
February 25th, 2014

10 Ways to Teach the Bible to Children

Margi McCombs

Educators and childdevelopment experts have studied every angle on how kids learn, store andretrieve information. Learning theories abound, and current teaching methodsreflect a vigorous pursuit of best practices in the classroom. What can theacademic world teach us about helping children learn the Bible? A lot. Here are10 ways ...

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5 Christmas Activities: Celebrate the Bible with Your Family
December 24th, 2013

5 Christmas Activities: Celebrate the Bible with Your Family

Jennica Stevens

Christmas is about more than presents and waiting for snow. But how do you highlight the real story of Christmas with your family? Use these activities and Christmas crafts to spark reflection, discussion and Christmas fun based on the Bible’s story of Jesus ...

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