Category Archives: Family Discipleship

Learning through watching

  This morning, during the worship service, Evelyn raised her hands during the song as an act of worship. Of course, I say “act of worship” as if I know the intentions of her heart. Obviously, I don’t know for … Continue reading

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Roles: Tim the “Experience-Maker”,

One of the reasons I knew Cyn & I were a great match was how we complemented each other.  We’re very similar in a lot of (most) ways, but there are ways in which we are quite different.  Those differences … Continue reading

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Overheard on the way back from pre school: theological discussions between cousins

Ellie: “Evie, did you know that god loves you, even when you’re bad?” Evie: “yes, I already knew that” Ellie: ‘but, you know what?  That DOESNT mean you should still be bad. We should be good, even tbough God loves … Continue reading

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Mother Teresa: a hero

Today, Agnes Skopje (Mother Teresa) of Calcutta becomes beatified as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. (Tim): when I was 19, I went to go visit Mother Teresa in Calcutta, India.  I had read up on her and admired her from afar, … Continue reading

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Abbey & Aslan: “He’s not safe, but He is Good”

I’m surprised how much Abbey has taken to the Narnia books. There’s a lot of “layers” to the Narnia series, and I’m eager to see how much she actually comprehends.  So I try to ask questions, while we’re reading and … Continue reading

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Abbey’s first Trip to Narnia, Part 1

I’ve decided that my little girl can handle chapter books.  Or, rather– I think that she MIGHT be able to handle it, and I want to get into the habit of pushing her. Abbey has a remarkable capacity for story. … Continue reading

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Frozen, Disney, and the Influence a Screen has on a 3 year old

Who hasn’t heard of Disney’s “Frozen”? It swept the nation this last fall, raking in close to $1.5 billion worldwide in a number of months.  Kids (particularly girls) fell in love with the beautiful pictures, the princess/prince/king/queen imagery, and of … Continue reading

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