In a Nutshell, How is the Bible Different than the Qur’an?
For over two years now, JoHannah has been corresponding with a Christian woman who lives in Pakistan, who has been asking questions about how to share Christ with her Muslim friends. It’s easy to get stumped on how to communicate Christian truth to those who argue against it. If you’ve ever had a conversation with a curious Muslim, this post might be helpful for you.
How to Remind Yourself and Your Family of the True Meaning of Thanksgiving
As children, we usually have a hard time understanding the true meaning of Thanksgiving. As adults, it’s easy to forget the meaning of the holiday. However, when we realize that the Pilgrims an awful year, and yet gave thanks to God, that tells us something. It demonstrates that being thankful has very little to do with our circumstances.
Helping your family celebrate Christ at Christmas
Instead of worrying about the “perfect” holiday atmosphere, JoHannah realized that she should be more concerned with how to keep her family focused on the true meaning of Christmas, and celebrating the birth of Jesus more than the secular trappings. Here are a few ideas that worked for her, and let us know how you stay focused on Jesus in this busy season.
Teach Your Kids Compassion (Christian Parenting Series, Part 3)
As parents, we must lead by example, and help our kids empathize with those in need by showing them what compassion looks like. If we want our children to have compassion for others, we will have to be showing such compassion ourselves. What do your kids see you doing for others? In Christian parenting, it’s important to communicate God’s heart for the needy to our kids, and help them feel his compassion.
Three Biblical Tips for Peace-Loving Christians
If you are a peace-loving Christian, you may find truth-tellers hard to live with, because they are often so zealous for truth that they trample over others in their fervor. However, the peace-loving Christian needs to figure out how to stand for Biblical truth in the middle ground. Jesus is a good example of that.
Three Tips To Help You Share Your Faith With Your Kids (Christian Parenting Series, Part 1)
Deuteronomy 6 tells us to impress God’s commandments on our children. We are to talk about them when we sit at home, walk along the road, lie down, and get up. The challenge we face is not just teaching our children the facts about God, but helping them have a passion and love for God and to understand what it means to follow him. To do that, we must keep three things in mind.