Christian Home & Family: Bad Habits Start Early, But So Do Good Ones

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: YOU CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE POWER OF GOOD HABITS TO SET YOUR CHILDREN ON A PATH TOWARD GODLINESS When I was a kid, I had a terrible habit. I bit my fingernails. It doesn’t sound like such a bad habit, but it wasn’t just the nails themselves, I bit the skin surrounding my fingernails. I even nibbled the skin on the tips of my fingers. My fingers looked like trees after a beaver had gotten a hold of them, little tooth marks everyw … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: Self Perception Is A Fog, And What To Do About It

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor: The more days of life I log on this planet, the more I come to realize that the way we humans perceive ourselves is foggy at best. There are all kinds of ways it happens, from over-confidence, to lack of confidence, and everything in between. Another example is that we tend toward being unable to see our sin and the consequences of it with any sort of clarity. We excuse things we shouldn’t and condemn things in ourselves that God put … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How to Destroy the Ones You Love

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:IF YOU’RE NOT CAREFUL, YOU WILL DESTROY THE ONES YOU LOVE, WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT. HERE’S HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. OK, I agree, the title of this episode is a bit weird. I mean, who really WANTS to destroy the people they love?But the sad fact is that all of us do thing, say things, and neglect things that wind up being hurtful to the people we love the most – our families. And the way that I s … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How To Make Use of Scripture in Your Family Devotions

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From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:HOW DO YOU ACTUALLY DO A FAMILY DEVOTIONAL TIME?For my family it consists of three parts: Song, Scripture, Prayer We covered the song part last week  – www.ChristianHomeandFamily.com/82 This week we’ll talk about how to include scripture in your family devotional time.Here’s an example of how I’d go about it… let’s use this passage… Bless the LORD, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the LO … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How Radical Faith for Generations Happens

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Ok parents, it’s time to get real.Life is too short for us to spend it in the aimless pursuit of status, stuff, or personal satisfaction. There’s too much at stake.God has given us one of the most wonderful AND most daunting responsibilities we could ever have and it’s one that is intended to change the course of history. We’re not just living, we’re not just raising kids, we’re building a foundation of radical Christian faith that can last for generations. You and I are responsible befor … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 49: It’s Nice to be Included

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[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: You know the remarkable, one of a kind story, about Joseph, Mary and Jesus. The angel told Joseph that Mary was pregnant with the child of God and Joseph was to marry her and become the child’s stepfather. Can you imagine? We may struggle with the fact that our step kids are not “perfect” enough but Joseph was probably struggling with the reality that he was not the perfect one; his … [Read more...]


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