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The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ Self-Control

We need self-control to grow in our faith and keep ourselves from sin . . . it’s essential in our walk with the Lord. Many other religions besides Christianity teach the concept of self-control. But unlike other religions, Christians have the help of the Holy Spirit to develop this important character quality. The following article […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GENTLENESS

Gentleness or meekness does not mean being weak or a doormat like so many seem to think! Rather it’s a humble strength that comes from learning to lean on God and acknowledging that you need Him. It’s the opposite of pride. I’m excited to share this article by Kris Hage on gentleness with you today […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ FAITHFULNESS

The root word of faithfulness is ‘faith’. Faith is the belief or conviction that God is in control and is worthy of our trust, that He is working things out for our good. Faith is essential in the Christian life. The good news is that faithfulness, which includes faith, is a fruit of the Holy […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GOODNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ GOODNESS

God is good! He is the only One who is really good, through and through. But God says in Galatians 5:22-23 that the fruit of the Spirit is goodness, so that means that with God’s help we can also be good. But what does it really mean to be good? Goodness is defined by the […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ KINDNESS

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ KINDNESS

If your family has more than one child, you’ve probably encountered sibling conflict. Siblings spend a lot of time together, and because they’re children, they’re still learning about how to get along and resolve conflict. It can be exhausting as parents to have to help kids work out their conflicts with one another over and […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ PEACE

The Fruit of the Spirit Series ~ PEACE

I love summer because there’s more free time to build relationships with our children through fun activities! How about also using some of that free time to help develop godly character in your children by talking about the Fruit of the Spirit? I’m super excited to share some lessons on building godly character that were […]

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

Praying for Our Children~ Our Disciples

My dear friend, Kris Hage, shared these thoughts with me and is graciously allowing me to share them with you! NOTE: there is a free PDF download with verses to pray for your children, don’t miss it! Praying for our Children ~ our Disciples As John Newton told of God’s “Amazing Grace” in his life, […]

Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Children

Growing the Fruit of the Spirit in Your Children

It’s challenging in our world today to raise godly children with a strong faith and commitment to God. Sadly, our society is gradually turning away from God and His principles.  There is pressure from all sides to follow the ways of the world and not God’s ways.  More and more, especially with social media as […]

10 Ideas for Building Godly Character in Your Kids

10 Ideas for Building Godly Character in Your Kids

  One of the goals we often have as parents is to raise responsible children who can function well in society.  This is a great goal, and one we should have. As Christian parents, many of us also have the goal of raising children who have godly character, or character qualities that exemplify the love of […]