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3 Ideas to Get Your Kids Interested in Reading the Bible

Posted by Chad Nichols on

3 Ideas to Get Your Kids Interested in Reading the Bible

Getting a child to sit down and read any book is a challenge, and the Bible is no exception. And yet, your kids can learn so much from it if they start reading it from an early age. If you want your children to be interested in reading the Bible and learning more about what it has to offer, consider these three simple tips. Use Pictures An illustrated Bible can be a great way to get a child interested in what they have to read. The Bible can be hard for even the brightest person to understand sometimes, especially if...

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Sweet and Sour Nuggets: My kids and not the take-out kind

Posted by Jonathan Lareva on

Sweet and Sour Nuggets: My kids and not the take-out kind

My kids LOVE candy.  And not the good chocolate stuff that their Momma hides in various places throughout the kitchen; but the artificially colored, artificially sweetened, stick in your teeth, and jack you up like meth, kind of candy.  My daughter’s current favorite are “jebby beans” aka jelly beans.  She becomes highly motivated whenever promised the reward of said “jebby bean”.  And considering the fact that she refuses to do even the most basic of functions to keep her alive (drinking water, eating, pooping, etc – no big deal), you better believe I am using those artificially manufactured treats to...

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As Simple As That

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As Simple As That

“No, you can’t always get what you want.  You can’t always get what you want. You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometime, you find you get what you need” Well known lyrics from the Rolling Stones.  Now I’m not so sure about the rest of song, but those lines right there…yeah…they seemed to be the anthem of our family’s summer. And aside from the fact that it is a toe-tapping, catchy tune, what if what I apparently needed was definitely not what I had thought I wanted? From the big events, to the small mundane...

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Spiritual Healing and Christianity go Hand-in-Hand

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Spiritual Healing and Christianity go Hand-in-Hand

Many people argue that Christianity is different from all the other spiritual faith systems and practices. However, the reality is that there are a lot of similarities between these practices and at the end of the day, the aim is the same, to use spiritual energy to heal wounds whether physical or emotional, which can impact bodies in the physical realm. Here are a few of the things that you need to know about spiritual healing. The Practice of Laying on Hands This is one of the practices that are known to Christianity. Jesus himself used this gift to heal...

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Which Version of the Bible Should I Study?

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Which Version of the Bible Should I Study?

There are so many translations of the Bible, each one offering a unique reading experience. Which translation you choose to read should be based on your individual language preferences and understanding of the background of Biblical times. However, it is recommended that you take the time to explore all the different versions of the Bible available to you in order to find the one that provides the greatest understanding while speaking to you the most. Here are a few popular versions and descriptions of what sets them apart from their counterparts. New American Standard By translating the grammar and terminology...

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