Posts Tagged ‘children’

Be A Part Of Our Christmas Book Drive!

When you think about Christmas presents for kids of course you think about toys! Maybe your kids have a room full of toys they never play with…but for some children in our community that’s not the case. You already know about The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program where you can adopt a child for Christmas and give them the presents they normally never see. Well we want to take it a step further! Toys are… … Continue reading

Music Draws Emotion Even If You Can’t Understand It

There’s a feeling you get when you hear your favorite song. Maybe it causes you to tap your toe or the steering wheel. Maybe it causes you to sing out loud or you start to cry. Maybe it leads you to worship or reminds you that God is with you. Music draws emotion. And the amazing thing is, you can feel that emotion even when you don’t know the words. I can only make out… … Continue reading

This May Be The Cutest Dramatic Reading of a Children’s Story Yet!

Carlos doesn’t want story time with his son to get boring so he has started mixing popular children’s stories with his favorite movie soundtracks!  “The Little Engine That Could” meets “Jurassic Park!” See if you can even handle the cuteness of this little dino during story time   If you missed the other readings check out: “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” Meets “Jaws” or “One Fish, Two Fish” Meets “The Godfather” … Continue reading

How To Make Sure Your Child Is Safe On The Road With These Tips

As I put every ounce of my weight on the car seat – pushing and pulling – sweating in the noonday sun I determined installing a car seat was impossible. My knees were banged up, my blood was rising, and I had reached the end of my patience. Thankfully my lovely, even-headed wife took over and at least got the seat secured in the car…that’s when we learned about the local police department’s car seat… … Continue reading

Missy Robertson Shares Her Struggle and How to Get Through It

I Corinthians 12:26 – “If one part [of God’s body] suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it.” (NIV) Jase and I learned many years ago that having a child born with a cleft lip/palate was going to be a challenging journey. This was not something that could be easily fixed; it was going to have to be managed for the rest of her childhood and quite… … Continue reading

A Theme Park that definitley won’t sink

The developer of a Noah’s Ark-based theme park in Kentucky said recently he will only hire people who believe in the biblical flood. But state officials have said the developer could lose millions in potential tax credits if he does. Ark Encounter is set to open in 2016 in Williamston, Kentucky. The theme park isn’t hiring yet, but its parent company Answers in Genesis does ask that employees sign a faith statement when they are hired.… … Continue reading

Excuse Me, My Baby Is the Wrong Color: The Commodification of Children

This latest story from our brave new world may blow your mind, so I’ll read straight from the Chicago Tribune: “A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the company mistakenly gave her vials from an African-American donor, a fact that she said has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now 2-year-old daughter in an all-white community.” Read more HERE … Continue reading

Raising Selfless Kids In a Self-Centered World

“[Parenting today] is harder,… the oversexualization of our culture is just insane. And the self-centeredness, the entitlement nature that we have. I did a piece for The Wall Street Journal not long ago about Kim Kardashian. She’s got a new book coming out, it’s called Selfish. And it’s all photos of herself. And I think what a terrible legacy to leave behind.” Read more HERE   … Continue reading