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The Bible and the Brain

Research shows that reading to children is important for things like brain development, socialization, and literacy—even “soft” skills like empathy. That’s why we encourage reading the Bible to your children until they are old enough to begin to do so on their own. Prodigious advances in technology have revolutionized the field of neuroscience, allowing us…

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Soccer & Scripture #Celebration (Part 7)

One of the best parts of soccer is goal celebrations—the joy and elation, passion, pride, delight (and possibly relief) expressed after scoring a goal and securing the win. There have been many famous goal celebrations over the years, all with their own unique signature. A few I consider iconic: Alan Shearer, one of the most…

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A Not So Cozy Camping Trip: A Bedtime Story

What’s better than a cozy camping trip?! Eating gooey, roasted marshmallows by a warm campfire, looking at the beautiful night sky with its bright stars, and sleeping in a big, comfy tent with your friends or family – it’s the best! Now, I need you to imagine a different type of camping trip. This is…

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The Season of Supermoms

If ever there was a season that required being a supermom, it would be the Christmas season. There are Christmas cookies to be baked, gingerbread houses to be decorated, stockings to be stuffed, presents to be wrapped, and a whole house to be decorated – inside and out! Our usual to-do lists triple in size…

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A Night in Bethlehem

Looking for a new, meaningful family Christmas tradition? Wondering how you can make this Christmas Eve more than just a night for putting Santa’s cookies and milk by the fireplace? Start a tradition they’ll never forget, and throw an authentic Bethlehem dinner party! Below is a step-by-step outline for turning this festive night into a…

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Helping Children See Their Invisible God

“Mom, why can’t I see God the way I see you and other real people?” Gazing out the car window always seems to prompt deep or funny questions for kids. My 6-year-old wants an answer to everything that is happening in the world. Where does rain come from? Why do humans salivate? Can she have…

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