Tag: parents

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Kid Training

Kid Training

Our lives are saturated with training opportunities. The mail includes advertising brochures on conferences and seminars offering training on every s ...
No!

No!

Earlier this week I read a parenting site blog post called something like “How to Trick your Child into Leaving a Favorite Toy Home from School.” The ...
Bored Parents

Bored Parents

Disneyland Paris did a survey of parents and kids focused on the time they spend playing games with one another.  (For some reason – the French survey ...
Why Kids Stay in Church

Why Kids Stay in Church

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about kids leaving the church. We read about the church exodus in books, in magazine articles, in surveys and online. ...
12 Things to Pray for Our Kids

12 Things to Pray for Our Kids

Recently I heard a youth pastor pray at a middle school gathering. In the course of the prayer, he asked that: the weather would be sunny for their pi ...
Time Out? What About Time In?

Time Out? What About Time In?

Any book, speech. seminar or DVD on discipline talks about giving children Time Outs for misbehavior. Most of us agree that a Time Out administered in ...
Where Have All the College Kids Gone?

Where Have All the College Kids Gone?

Last year high-school-senior Andrew ushered, played the guitar and served as a LIT in your church Awana club. This year Andrew has disappeared. Well ...
And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

And Even More Family Dinner Ideas

Last week I wrote about the difference family dinners can make in a child’s life and listed 13 ways to make dinners even more appealing and fun. Here ...
Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

Charles Spurgeon on Children’s Ministry

One of our most popular posts on the Life Threads blog so far was this one – quoting Charles Spurgeon and his thoughts on Children’s Ministry. A lot ...
Are We Letting Our Kids Down?

Are We Letting Our Kids Down?

On a recent blizzardy Sunday morning, I couldn’t get out of my driveway much less to church, so I went to my go-to online church service. This was not ...
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