How can you get your kid talking?


Okay, sometimes getting your children to talk isn’t that difficult, but with school starting back up, it’s important to get them to talk about the stuff that matters.

Don’t let the busyness of the school schedule keep you from getting your kids to talk about the important things and keep you from sharing what’s important with them.

Listen in as Joe and Denise answer a candid question about getting children to talk. Continue reading…

The #1 Rule in Parenting…

In order to be the best parent you can be, you have to understand one very important truth:



Your children are watching what you do, not just hearing what you say. We’ve all heard the old phrase that actions speak louder than words. Show them what living according to God’s Word looks like. Model the behavior of seeking God, repenting when you make mistakes and forgiving quickly, because God has forgiven us.

RELATED RESOURCES: Biblical Parenting 101 

Who You Are in Christ


It is important to know who you are in Christ. You need to know what God promises you and what He asks you to do. If you don’t know the truth, you’ll believe the lie – that you aren’t good enough, that things will never change and that there’s nothing you can do about that.

We have a great freedom in Christ because He has redeemed us, saved us and loved us  – even when we were unlovable.  Continue reading…

First Things First

The new year gives us a renewed desire to set goals, which means getting our priorities in order.
Have you ever had so many things you “need” to do that you don’t get any of them done? It can seem overwhelming! 

When you don’t know what to start on, let God’s Word help determine what priorities to put first in your life this year.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God… John 1:1-5

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well… Matt 6:33

The first of all the commandments is; love the Lord thy God… Mark 12:28-30 Continue reading…

Knowing Your Value


Self-worth is something that is built inside of you. It’s a confidence that comes from knowing that your value comes from who God says you are and what He did for you; not from anything you may possess. Continue reading…