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Sep 05, 2020 08:00am

Loving, Leading and Learning From Your Family is the Greatest Gift You Could Give Them

Don’t Hide Kids love to run around, scream, and laugh. Hide and seek is the go-to game at the moment […]

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Sep 04, 2020 08:00am

Husbands, It is Critical to Take Care of Your Girl First

Focus on Your Girl God has given us something very precious to take care of: our wives. As we already […]

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Sep 02, 2020 08:00am

Leadership, Submission and Other Crazy Concepts

I can remember clearly the first time I drove a motorcycle. It wasn’t because it was a lot of fun […]

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Sep 01, 2020 08:00am

You’ll Never Regret This Digital Family Plan

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 29, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter 11

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 23, 2020 08:00am

You Can Do This: Back to School Tips For NOT Falling Apart

The beginning of a school year is always a good time to evaluate our schedules for the year ahead.  I […]

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Aug 22, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Ten

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 15, 2020 08:00am

Parents’ Guide to Biblical Wisdom

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 08, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Part Eight

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Aug 03, 2020 08:00am

A Restored Life After the Unthinkable Happens

“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will […]

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Aug 01, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Seven

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 25, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Six

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 21, 2020 14:00pm

The good ole’ days

When you turn to Christ, His light reveals the sins that are hidden in the dark.

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Jul 19, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to Fight the Difficult War of Sexual Purity

Today, for both men and women, there is no battle more formidable to wage than the war on sexual purity. […]

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Jul 18, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Five

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 14, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Four

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jul 04, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Three

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jun 27, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Two

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jun 23, 2020 14:00pm

Taking matters into our own hands

Let Him work it out in His timing and not in yours.

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Jun 20, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter One

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jun 18, 2020 14:00pm

Becoming a Sacrifice

If you have accepted Him as your Savior, you have a duty to be holy, to be set apart from the rest of this world for His glory.

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Jun 13, 2020 08:00am

Why are We Allowing Celebrities to Preach to Our Kids?

I was so utterly discouraged after talking to nearly 150 teen girls that I couldn’t even write this article I […]

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Jun 12, 2020 08:00am

The Fruit of Anger is Almost Always Rotten

If you’ve been a Christian for a long time, you’ve probably heard two distinct ideas about anger: The first is that […]

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Jun 08, 2020 08:00am

Christian Parenting-Part Three: The Way a Child Should Go

We have been unpacking the spiritual truth found in the most well-known verse in the Bible on child training: “Train […]

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Jun 04, 2020 14:00pm

What not to do

He desires for you to have a joyful soul but not at the expense of a holy life.

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Jun 01, 2020 08:00am

Christian Parenting-Part Two: “Train up a Child”

This is the second of a three-part parenting series. Part One is at https://lifeword.org/blog/christian-parenting-part-one-laying-the-foundation/ The goal of parenting is to […]

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May 28, 2020 14:00pm

Family Blessings

During the holiday seasons, cherish the time with our family.

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May 25, 2020 08:00am

Christian Parenting Part One: Laying the Foundation

Parenting. Now, that’s an emotionally charged word! It is no exaggeration to say that parenting can bring the highest highs […]

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May 24, 2020 08:00am

Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard

My kids are out of control.  Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag?  They […]

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May 23, 2020 08:00am

Christian Men: What is Your Family Mission Statement?

Foundational to any business operation is a healthy mental framework that undergirds the direction of the company. Maintaining a robust […]

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May 20, 2020 08:00am

Open Letter to Those Heroic Teachers

Dear Teachers, THANK YOU! Two simple words that say so much, yet not quite enough. Especially this year, this crazy, […]

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May 15, 2020 08:00am

A Newlywed’s Take on the Stay-at-Home Order

When the first whispers of the coronavirus started reaching the United States, I wasn’t concerned. My freshman year of college, […]

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May 14, 2020 14:00pm

Clear Instructions

God gave clear instructions on what to do after the flood: give life, do not take it.

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May 12, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us

No matter how much evil may abound, God promises His love.

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May 12, 2020 08:00am

Tilling the Garden of Your Marriage

Springtime means gardens for many people. While my husband and I have tried our hand at vegetable gardens before, it […]

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May 10, 2020 08:00am

God Loves Us: What Does That Really Mean?

God loves me first. Before I was even born, he knew my name, and he knew yours too.  God loved […]

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May 08, 2020 08:00am

Being a Heroic Husband is all About One Thing

My favorite scenes in action movies are when the protagonist begins training to defeat his/her foe.  It is during this […]

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May 07, 2020 14:00pm

Wait on God’s “OK”

By waiting on God, we bring honor to Him.

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May 06, 2020 08:00am

Feeling Wilted? Grow Some Roots

There once was a soybean farmer who was interviewed for his great harvest.  Despite difficult growing conditions, he had managed […]

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Apr 30, 2020 14:00pm

God doesn’t forget us.

He loves us in spite of our worries and insecurities.

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Apr 28, 2020 08:00am

Here’s How to be a Superhero Husband

Husband, never underestimate how much your wife craves your attention.   A wife’s heart sings when her husband picks up on […]

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Apr 14, 2020 14:00pm

Tracing it Back

Because of our ancestors, we ALL have sin and are in need of a Savior.

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Apr 12, 2020 08:00am

Jesus, Most Influential Life of All Time

On behalf of the family of Jesus, I would like to thank you for your expressions of love during this […]

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Apr 07, 2020 14:00pm

Life isn’t fair

No matter what you’ve done, what you’ve said or where you’ve been, reach out to God today.

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Apr 05, 2020 08:00am

Here’s One Way God Changes us Through our Children

I once read a story about a kid that started a lawn mower with the oil cap loose. The kid […]

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Apr 02, 2020 14:00pm

Give God Your Best

They are doing these things because they know we want them to, not because they want to.

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Apr 01, 2020 08:00am

It’s Better to Just Give up Your Pancakes – A Lesson in Generosity

There is within us a deep joy in giving. It’s beneath the layers of callouses and fears that plague our […]

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Mar 30, 2020 08:00am

How Husbands can be Life-giving, Sacrificing, and Wife-Affirming Men

The quality of a man’s marriage life is based on his ability to die to himself. Healthy marriages are intentionally built on selflessness and […]

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Mar 26, 2020 14:00pm

We can’t do it

He provided a sacrifice. An innocent gave its life to cover the sins of mankind.

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Mar 19, 2020 14:00pm

You can run but You can’t hide

Christ died for you knowing you would be a sinner.

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