prayer

Time Management

Keeping Christ Central
Bonus Devotional

by Leslie Ludy

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.


Prayer

Armed for the Battle
Wrestling for Our Children’s Souls

by Leslie Ludy

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 ...


PrayerQuiet Time

Creative Quiet Times
Making Christ a Priority Even During Busy Seasons

by Leslie Ludy

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. . .


MarriagePrayer

How Prayer Strengthens Marriage
Becoming United for the Battle

by Leslie Ludy

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...


Discipling Kids

Raising Joyful Kids
God’s Simple Solution

by Leslie Ludy

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 . . .


Overcoming ChaosQuiet Time

Purposeful Perspective
Responding Correctly When Discouragement Comes

by Leslie Ludy

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 . . .


Prayer

Purposeful Prayer Strategy
How To Wrestle For Victory

by Leslie Ludy

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 . . .


Prayer

Purposeful Priority
Keeping Prayer In Its Rightful Place

by Leslie Ludy

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 . . .