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The true meaning of grace

October 24, 2021  - By Premilla Jacob

Till the day that David summoned him, Mephibosheth lived in fear. But the king treated him, the grandson of the enemy, like his own son

Train up your child

July 18, 2021  - By Jeniffer Samson

Proverbs 22:6 is to parenting what Psalm 23:1 is to the Christian life. But like the poem, much of the true meaning of the proverb has been lost with time.

Failures of Eli — Part 4

July 2, 2021  - By Sherry Thomas

When the Lord allows your children or loved ones to hit rock bottom, do you interpret it as certain defeat or a call to prayer?

The failures of Eli – Part 3

June 25, 2021  - By Sherry Thomas

Scripture says disciplining children well has multiple benefits. But that means doing what is good for the child, not what is comfortable for the parent

Dads, are you ready to lead?

June 20, 2021  - By Charles Mathew

Fathers are as essential to the upbringing of the children as mothers. But do they have a greater role when it comes to teaching them the ways of the Lord?

The failures of Eli – Part 1

June 4, 2021  - By Sherry Thomas

Though he was a high priest in Israel, Eli's shortcomings in leadership began at home with his inability to parent well. Three aspects stand out

To the parents of crying babies

May 9, 2021  - By Lisa Mattackal

The next time you walk in late because of a last-minute diaper emergency, know that God is still using you and your kids to encourage His people

Are children really a blessing?

October 14, 2020  - By Dania Lovin Thomas

Secular thinking often labels kids an inconvenience. The church would do well to see the fruit of the womb as its heavenly Father does

Is it sinful to not want children for yourself?

September 15, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

There is a lot of pressure on couples to have kids. This week, a reader posed a query that has, no doubt, crossed many minds: what if they don't want to?

Should we think twice about having kids to save the planet?

July 14, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

Today, many environmental activists are choosing not to add to the world population in a bid to protect Mother Nature. As Christians, how should we respond?

What happens to babies at the second coming?

April 21, 2020  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

Only those who are born again can enter heaven — we know this much. But is there an exception for those who are too young to cognitively commit to Christ?

Is it possible to lose your salvation?

February 11, 2020  - By Thomson B Thomas

A reader asks if sin, lack of faith, or ‘mediocre Christianity’ can make for a strong enough case to keep us out of heaven

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