Christ-centered

Sacrificial LoveDiscipling Kids

A Christ-Centered Day
Creative, Simple Ways to Keep Jesus Central

by Leslie Ludy

A Christ-Centered Day: Over breakfast or while we are driving to school or other actives, we will often take some time to pray for Christians around the world. When our kids learn of a specific Christian who is being persecuted for his or her faith...


Discipling Kids

Creative Conversations
Discussions that Help You Go Deeper with Your Kids

by Leslie Ludy

Creative Conversations: In my article on Purposeful Watchfulness I shared about a documentary that told the story of over one hundred teens being treated by the health department for a wide-spread outbreak of a serious sexually transmitted disease, because dozens of them. . .


Discipling Kids

Building A World-Changing Family
The Power of a Gospel-Centered Home

by Leslie Ludy

Building A World-Changing Family: A few years ago, Eric and I spoke at a large home-school event. One of the young men who helped chauffeur us around was a home-school graduate, now in his thirties. He was an articulate, smart young man who seemed to be doing well in life...


MarriageDiscipling Kids

Teaching True Love
Guarding Their Innocence, Preparing Them for Purity

by Leslie Ludy

Teaching True Love: I once heard the parents of a young child declare, “We are not going to let our son find out anything about sex until he’s ready to get married!” Somehow, this well-meaning couple believed that if they kept their son naive of certain things until he was in his twenties or thirties, it would...


MarriageSacrificial Love

Secrets To A Vibrant Marriage
Modeling a Healthy Marriage to Your Kids

by Leslie Ludy

Secrets To A Vibrant Marriage: When Eric and I were first married, we heard all kinds of “doom and gloom” predictions about our romantic future. “Sure, you are in love with your husband right now,” a cynical older woman told me, “but just wait a few years. Pretty soon the romance will die, and he’ll start getting under your skin.” Another time...


Discipling Kids

Purposeful Discipleship
Reaching The Souls Of My Children

by Leslie Ludy

Purposeful Discipleship: Eric and I have been in ministry for about twenty years now. A good part of those twenty years have been spent discipling young adults and training them how to be grounded in the Word of God and firmly planted in the gospel. We have worked with . . .