I’m a big advocate of using big words with little kids. Our tendency, of course, is to use very simple terminology with children. It seems to me like we do this out of two desires. One is compassionate. We just want them to understand, so we want to serve them by making things as clear […]
My son plays happily. He flits easily between two worlds, the world that is and the world he imagines. His conversation assumes the extraordinary. His play is an adventure in make believe. How like faith. Perhaps nothing is more like faith than play. This “admission” would no doubt make Christians raised in an era of […]
“Joy is prominently placed in Paul’s list of the fruits of the Spirit, second only to love (Galatians 5:22-23). If Christian homes are little outposts of the new Eden, green with the fruits of the Spirit, we should expect joy to be one of the main crops. Joy should be the dominant tone of a […]
We are big Dan Zanes fans in our home. We especially love his Sea Music, but the record this song comes from, Night Time, is also pretty great. It even features a Zulu song, which warms my part-African heart. Enjoy!