Children complain. They are children after all. But valuable skills and character are formed when we are prodded to do things like lessons or household chores. Here are just a few life-long habits to cultivate.
Judges Chapter 17 tells of a little family that struggles with situations outrageously problematic and complicated. What can we learn from them?
School's out for the summer! One option for entertainment is to go to the movie theater. But how do you determine which movies are appropriate for YOUR child?
A comment from a total stranger, or even a mere acquaintance, might bite, but the same comment coming from a spouse, parent, sibling, or close friend feels like a great white shark attack.
Superheroes are more popular than ever. For all this excitement and fantasy about superheroes, we seldom give much thought to real heroism. What if real heroes are appointed by God?
As a parent or caregiver, you may have questions about certain behaviors your children or dependents exhibit and how to ensure they get help. But do you need help starting a conversation?
God says to parents in Deuteronomy 6:7, “You shall teach [these commandments] diligently to your children..." Check out Family Fire as we explore what it means to lead our children in the faith.
From Kids Corner, parents receive effective tools to teach Bible literacy and faith formation. Check out the most recent episodes!
God’s highest call to parents is to lead their own children to Him. The exhortation in Deuteronomy 6:7, “You shall teach [these commandments] diligently to your children..."
Do you want a substantive and fun discipleship resource for your family? Check out the most recent episodes of Kids Corner!
We experience our greatest joys and deepest sorrows with people closest to us. In the first weeks of Lent, Family Fire from ReFrame Media, has delved into themes about forgiveness.
At Kids Corner, biblical literacy and faith formation are the heartbeats of our ministry, but great storytelling is the pulse.
The Discipleship and Faith Formation Ministry launched the God Loves Me crowd funding campaign this week. Here's why.
If you’re looking for a discipleship resource for your family that’s both fun and substantive, check out Kids Corner from ReFrame Media.
Food is the gateway into a different culture. It gives us a glimpse into who people are. As we travel around the globe using our taste buds, we plan to learn about each country and to pray for each one.
Family Fire: Stoking the Spirit's Flame at Home
It’s in our closest relationships that we experience our greatest joys and deepest sorrows in this life. We need the Holy Spirit in both extremes and at every point in between. Thankfulness reminds us that God loved us first and we respond...
As a chaplain, I care about people in crisis and try to be particularly attentive to "the least of these." But I sense that we are no longer giving a lot of attention to the immense issue of abortion...
Are you looking for something to help you teach kids biblical literacy and faith formation, and at the same time to be very entertaining? Here's a weekly, 25-minute audio program for kids aged 6 to 12.
Parenting is hard work and I know that some Sundays you’re just longing to sit in silence. And I suspect that there have been times when you’ve felt like your wee ones weren’t always welcome in worship. Please persist.
Family Fire is a CRC ministry which explores biblical themes relating to our most foundational relationships. It’s a resource for you; to encourage you in your own relationships, and to equip you to help others.
We were so very close to what we had identified as the perfect family. But God had other plans. Paul was born with congenital heart defects and Down syndrome, and that wasn’t what we had in mind.
Children might not choose the right path unless they are guided. We give leadership, guidance, and help define for children what it means to be a man, a woman and a Christian.
No one struggles alone. Family Fire looks through scriptural lenses at the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical facets of relationships in Christian marriage, parenting, dating, and intimacy.
Although the description said it was a "Personal Bible," it didn't feel very personal to me. Missing from this Bible were notes about the family favorites—verses and stories passed down through generations—which had warmed our hearts and fed our souls.
How can an adult help a child enter into worship?