Category Archives: Book Series – Faith Begins at Home

Church Makeover (Ch. 5)—Activities—Your Other Family

Hard to believe it has been 10 weeks already and that we are at the end. (And, in manyways, the beginning of some new things for your family!) THANKS for investing in your family’s faith life with this. If this is your first time, glad you are here. In these weeks, we have explored Faith…
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Church Makeover (Ch. 5)—What’s Your Family’s “Third Place”?

Not long ago, a fast-food restaurant tried to start something called “FourthMeal”. In addition to our three main meals, they wanted you to choose to do a fourth one…and to choose them for it. Hard to say the effectiveness of this advertising campaign but you have to wonder how much another meal served our waistlines.…
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Extended Family Makeover (Ch. 4)—Activities—Faithful Action Required

The dreaded words for any parent at Christmas…Batteries Not Included. The crestfallen face of your child as you tell them they’ll have to wait. These words on the toy’s package tell you that the toy can’t do what it was designed to do without its power source. Similarly, as Christians, our faith (belief, trust and…
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Extended Family Makeover (Ch. 4) — Passing the Faith: How Old is Too Old?

Passing on the faith includes, invites—perhaps even requires— the “old”. Too often we consider “old” to mean “out-of-touch” but it should bring to mind being more experienced, mature and, hopefully, wiser. This week chapter 4 explored the theme of how extended family can be involved in encouraging and teaching our children about God and helping…
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The Child Makeover: How to Best Impact a Child for Christ

Impacting our children. A topic that many speak wisely upon…until they have kids. We’ve seen kids with “bad” parents turn out well and kids of “good” parents turn out not well. So what can we do the most to impact our children? Could it be in the opportunities we take to invest in our children?…
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The Parent Makeover: It is About You…well, sort of.

I don’t know about you, but the initial story of how the dad prays committedly in meetings and the daughter prays in Sunday School… but the dad never prays with the daughter really causes one to reflect. Holmen describes how it is not a question of are you passing on things to your children, but…
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The Home Makeover Activities: What is Being Caught?

But if serving the LORD seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve… But as for me and my household, we will serve the LORD. Joshua 24:15 Hope your activities have gone well. Remember that to have done something is far more important than how many or how long…
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