Fostering a Love for the Lord in our Kids

The idea that there is a formula to follow to insure that our children will grow in love for the Lord is simply not true. Faith in Christ is a supernatural process that we cannot control. Jim and I prayed from the beginning that our children would develop a genuine faith in Jesus and follow Him all of their days. Years ago my sister asked … Continue reading Fostering a Love for the Lord in our Kids

Courage in Evangelism in Every Season

By Linnete Bachman I’ve heard it said that courage is not the absence of fear but moving forward in spite of fear. I have needed courage in evangelism in every season! In my full-time-on-campus years, I *enjoyed* leading IBDs. (After the first few minutes of door knocking and waiting feverishly to see if anyone would come, that is.) Partnering with a student leader gently pushed … Continue reading Courage in Evangelism in Every Season

Helping our Kids Become Best Friends in Christ

By Linnette Bachman As campus staff we often work through conflict and relational skills with college students. We hear stories of broken family relationships that break our hearts. But what will be the story of our own homes and the relationships between our youngest disciples? I desire for my kids in adulthood to be not just siblings, but best friends in Christ. I desire for … Continue reading Helping our Kids Become Best Friends in Christ

The Word

What a precious gift we have in God’s Word! To think that God speaks directly to me through His Word is a treasure beyond what my mind can imagine. I love to gain insights and write them down for reference in the future. I delight in hearing, reading, studying, memorizing and meditating on Scripture. Learning Scripture over the past five decades has become a delight … Continue reading The Word

Drawing Near to God: 3 Ideas for a Spiritual Retreat

By  Sherry Graf One of my all time favorite passages of the Lord’s love for us is Zephaniah 3:17. It reads: The Lord your God is in your midst, A victorious warrior. He will exult over you with joy, He will be quiet in His love, He will rejoice over you with shouts of joy. In the busyness of our lifestyle as moms in ministry, … Continue reading Drawing Near to God: 3 Ideas for a Spiritual Retreat