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How Will Our Children Learn to Honor God?

June 22, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
Here are some thoughtful reflections from Pastor Andrew Murray (b.1828, d.1917) regarding the importance of the fifth commandment: The young child is guided, not by reflection or argument, but by feeling and affection. He cannot yet realize and honor the unseen God…The child can only honor what he sees to be worthy of honor. And […]... continue >>

A Great Summer Read

June 21, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
As parents, grandparents, teachers, and mentors it is the deep longing of our hearts that our young people come to genuine saving faith in Christ—the sooner the better. But often our sincere longings may carry mixed signals and/or misunderstanding. For example, our eagerness for them to be saved may become outward pressure on them to […]... continue >>

A Banner to Fly Over Your Parenting and Children’s Ministry

June 20, 2016 in Blog with 1 Comments
What if we were to take this statement and make it a type of banner to fly over our parenting and children’s and youth ministries in the coming years? Our aim is not to take a child’s low views of self and replace them with high views of self. Rather our aim is to take a […]... continue >>

Why Choose CDG Curriculum?

June 15, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
One of the surprising (but delightful) statistics from our recent National Conference was the number of attendees who are new to the ministry of Children Desiring God. For them, the conference served as their first real exposure to our vision, mission, and philosophy. At the conference, they got a high-dose, jam-packed introduction to our ministry. […]... continue >>

Using Foundation Verses in Your Parenting

June 14, 2016 in Blog with 0 Comments
Back when my children were younger, there was a phrase I often repeated: “Give me a verse.” This was usually in response to a sinful attitude, word, or action presenting itself. It was my way of reminding them (and myself) that all of our thoughts, emotions, words, and actions need to be shaped and come […]... continue >>