Blog Archives

parenting
Feb 15, 2021 08:00am

3 Things That Will Change Your Parenting

God has not charged us with raising perfect children.

761 Views
Feb 04, 2021 08:00am

Great Commission Discipleship In Action

When we are obedient to pour into the lives of others, we are Jesus in the flesh.

565 Views
Feb 03, 2021 08:00am

3 Ways You Can Solve Family Problems

Family problems are complicated, but God removes anger and replaces it with humility.

532 Views
Feb 01, 2021 08:00am

10 Things We Want Our Children to Know

Biblical parenting means ensuring that our children become image-barers of Christ.

1565 Views
Jan 31, 2021 08:00am

Mom Guilt and the Love Test

When parenting grows more difficult and the fear of failure overwhelms, trust God.

1469 Views
Dec 26, 2020 08:00am

New Year, New Worries, Renewed Mind

How focused should we be on New Year’s resolutions?

1310 Views
Dec 25, 2020 08:03am

What Happens When the Holidays Hurt?

 It’s the most wonderful time of the year, except when it isn’t. Everything about the season highlights your loss, whether […]

1691 Views
Dec 18, 2020 08:00am

Here’s What it Means to Take on a Yoke That is Easy and Light

Because Christ’s love is selfless, we must show mercy to those who can’t pull their load.

1631 Views
Dec 12, 2020 08:00am

It’s Messy, But It’s My Story

I did all the right things and was a relatively “good” kid, but I knew I was missing something.

218 Views
Dec 06, 2020 08:00am

Giving Our Children the Gift of Godly Confidence

Playing the comparison game is dangerous, but God builds a firm foundation of truth.

185 Views
Dec 01, 2020 08:00am

How to Handle the Unexpected During the Holidays

Let’s rejoice in the reason for the season rather than insist on holiday perfection.

256 Views
Nov 28, 2020 08:00am

What You Need to Protect During the Holidays

During the holidays’ fun and fuss, don’t neglect the One who made the season possible.

214 Views
Nov 27, 2020 08:00am

When a Mess is More than a Mess

It’s not just an empty promise; it’s truth that no one on earth can take away.

185 Views
Nov 22, 2020 08:00am

Save Your Sanity this Season

The devil wants to destroy our hearts this holiday season, so put on God’s armor and fight.

1156 Views
Nov 18, 2020 08:00am

Four Lessons from Job’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The Bible is not just a book of old stories; it is a guidebook for daily life application.

422 Views
Nov 17, 2020 08:00am

Changing Your Stinking Thinking

Our lives are completely controlled by our thoughts and habits, so how do we renew our minds?

434 Views
Nov 05, 2020 08:00am

3 Things to Remember About Your Fears

God has created order from chaos since time began, and he continues to do so today.

637 Views
Oct 30, 2020 08:00am

Being a Homemaker is Not Repressive

Whether a woman works inside or outside the home she carries a load she doesn’t often get credit for.

465 Views
Oct 20, 2020 08:00am

So What About MY Goals For This Year?

Fixating on out long-term goals could make us miss God’s plan to help us realize them.

357 Views
Oct 16, 2020 08:00am

Here’s Why You Don’t Believe the Lies

Choose daily (sometimes minute by minute) to not give in to the lies the world tells us.

306 Views
Sep 21, 2020 08:00am

National Day of Prayer and Fasting

God has established ways for a society to ensure its moral compass, but we have neglected them.

1273 Views
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 […]

1165 Views
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 […]

928 Views
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 […]

978 Views
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 […]

953 Views
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 […]

1339 Views
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 […]

1342 Views
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 […]

820 Views
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 […]

1111 Views
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 […]

610 Views
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 […]

343 Views
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 […]

309 Views
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 […]

323 Views
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.

439 Views
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. […]

506 Views
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 […]

393 Views
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 […]

451 Views
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 […]

451 Views
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 […]

694 Views
Jun 23, 2020 14:00pm

Taking matters into our own hands

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

1178 Views
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 […]

433 Views
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.

262 Views
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 […]

361 Views
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 […]

363 Views
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 […]

403 Views
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.

284 Views
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 […]

466 Views
May 28, 2020 14:00pm

Family Blessings

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

265 Views
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 […]

575 Views
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 […]

350 Views