When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
Let's reimagine ways we can honor mothers without wounding others.
Bonnie, a mother of a beautiful adopted daughter, tells of one Mother's Day when her pastor invited children to hand out chocolate kisses to their mothers.
Why the Church Needs the Infertile Couple
We're missing a broader scope of familial love.
at the gift of life. They ensure through their mourning and laments that biological children are not reduced from gifts to idols. Their presence helps the
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
have a more complicated job in raising their kids today than previous generations—primarily because they have the added responsibility of monitoring their children's technology use.
Modeling the Ministry Success of Jesus
Why do we expect to be welcomed and cheered in our communities?
I recently found myself struck by a glaring truth. Jesus loved the least of these, healed the sick, cared for children, embraced the marginalized, and spoke out for justice.
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
Parenthood left her “exhausted” and “bankrupt,” she says, and many readers agreed, writing in their own stories of regret over their decisions to have children.
This Black Pastor Led a White Church—in 1788
The remarkable tenure and steadfast faithfulness of Lemuel Haynes.
The Roses treated Lemuel as one of the family's own children, giving him the same pious instruction in Christianity and family worship that Deacon Rose gave all his children.Timothy
Easter Book List: Our Favorite New Releases for Kids
10 faith-enriching picture books.
We've reviewed some of the newest releases from Christian publishers to identify top-notch picture books that will engage children's souls and aid in their spiritual formation.
Texas Church Mourns 13 Seniors Killed in Choir Bus Crash
Pastor: ‘When we’re absent from the body, we’re present with the Lord.’
Grief counselors are onsite at the church to talk with children and teenagers in particular, and lunch was being offered in the church gym to family members, the church said on its
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd says it’s closer than you think.
Two years ago, a headline-grabbing study in Current Biology concluded that religious children from around the world shared less than those from non-religious homes.
3 Martian Tips for Contextualization
Lessons from the NASA team who manages the Mars rover.
I was obsessed with space as a child. In fact, I still have my old books about space, and now my children are reading them! I can assure you that it was their decision, not mine.