Tag Archives: Parenting

Church Quest: Preschool Edition

As you already know if you’ve been reading my blog this last month, we recently left our church home of ten years. It was the only church my daughter had ever stepped foot in, so her response to visiting new … Continue reading

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Church Quest 9: Looking back and looking forward

We’ve reached the end of the scheduled posts in my Church Quest series, chronicling our decision to leave our church of ten years to find one that fits our family better. From here on out any additions to the series … Continue reading

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Church Quest 8: Non-negotiables

Lyndie and I recently announced we are leaving our church home of ten years. We are leaving on good terms and with our relationships there intact. I am currently writing a blog series about our process of leaving and looking … Continue reading

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Church Quest 4: Why we originally planned to stay

Lyndie and I recently announced we are leaving our church home of ten years. We are leaving on good terms and with our relationships there intact. I am currently writing a blog series about our process of leaving and looking … Continue reading

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The Myth of Parental Protection, or Why my daughter will read Dracula

I came across an article on Geekmom today that got all my book-loving, free speech hackles up. In the article, Geekmom Suzanne Lezear responds to a recent article by Meghan Cox Gurdon in the Wall Street Journal about a mom who … Continue reading

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What we owe our kids when we talk about the Bible, part 5

I’ve been writing recently the best way to go about handling difficult stories and ideas in the Bible with our kids. Today is the final point in that series. Part 1: What the Bible actually says Part 2: What we … Continue reading

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What we owe our kids when we talk about the Bible, Part 4

Over the last two weeks I’ve been discussing guidelines to follow when we answer our kids’ questions about the Bible. Today we continue with part 4 of 5. Part 1: What the Bible actually says Part 2: What we believe … Continue reading

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What we owe our kids when we talk about the Bible, part 3

Last Monday I started a series about the responsibilities we have to our kids as we teach them about the Bible. Today we continue with part 3. Part 1: What the Bible actually says Part 2: What we believe to be true 3. … Continue reading

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What we owe our kids when we talk about the Bible, part 2

Monday I started a series about what responsibilities we have to our kids as we guide them along their faith journey and teach them the Bible. Today we continue with part 2. Part 1: What the Bible actually says 2. What … Continue reading

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What we owe our kids when we talk about the Bible, part 1

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about how we go about instilling our children with faith and teaching them the Bible. I want my daughter to gain the knowledge and love of the Bible that I did, but without the burden … Continue reading

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