A common mentality among moms today is “I can’t afford time in my schedule for prayer.” But the reality is this: ‘As Christian mothers, we can’t afford NOT to make time in our schedule for prayer.’ Prayer may not seem very practical when you have young children.
Armed For The Battle: Hudson Taylor—one of the most world-changing missionaries in history—wasn't always passionate about God. In fact, at one point in his life, he was a floundering, wayward teen with no real interest in spiritual things. His mother—a devoted Christian—was greatly burdened for the state of his soul. As the years went by ...
Creative Quiet Times In previous articles, we’ve talked about the importance of keeping prayer a priority, even during the early child-raising years. As I shared in the Christ-Centered Mothering series: A common mentality among moms today is “I can’t afford time in my schedule for prayer.” But the reality. . .
How Prayer Strengthens MarriageI’ll never forget the day when Eric and I really began to pray together, as a strong, unified, passionate team, wrestling together for God’s purposes to be realized. We’d been married for several years. We’d been in full-time ministry since...
Raising Joyful Kids: Something profound happened in our family a few weeks ago. Our kids had their very first "I’m sorry" night—a powerful time of confessing sin and making things right with each other. This was not something that Eric . . .
Purposeful Perspective: It was a balmy Sunday morning last summer. I was sitting in church with my children, listening to the sermon with one ear while keeping the other tuned in to my kids. Four-year-old Kipling seemed incapable of sitting still, shifting his weight from side-to-side . . .
Purposeful Prayer Strategy: My parents became Christians when I was about two years old. From that time on, they began praying specific prayers for my future—for instance, that God would prepare my future husband as a man of God . . .
Purposeful Priority: “I’m a mom of little kids—I don’t have time for prayer!” I’ve heard this statement many times among Christian mothers. Even though Scripture is clear about the position and priority that prayer should have in a believer’s life . . .