Category Archives: Parenting

Thoughts on talking to kids about God keeping his Word

Last summer, I was walking downtown Cincinnati the day before the Christian Retail Show started. I had never been to Cincy before and was excited to discover a new city. I found a little bookstore near fountain square and browsed for a few minutes. I was about to leave when a magazine cover caught my eye. It was the new Sports Illustrated issue. The cover

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Why your spiritual memorials are important to your children

This past week, my wife and I took our girls out for a few days to celebrate spring break! Along with some fun activities planned, I wanted to show them two specific places that are important to me. I first took them by a store where I worked when I was a teenager. The company was called Signs Now in Sebring. I loved working there. I

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Do not be overcome by evil

Romans 12:21 is the verse of the week! Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Get the printable bookmarks for this verse here!


5 Tips for Helping Kids Learn to Pray

As I previously wrote here on teachable prayer times for kids, teaching our girls how to pray is important to us. We are by no means perfect in our attempts, but we do try to be as consistent as possible. Here are some tips that we have used that are currently working for our family. We make prayer our first response. When our girls express alarm,

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Watch Your Drift

I will never forget one of the first times that I visited the ocean in Florida. I remember walking up the sandy path, climbing up the bank and seeing the powerful Atlantic ocean for my very first time. It was amazing! I did what most little kids do. I begged my mom to take me to the edge. She consented, but told me that

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1 John 3:16 is the verse of the week!

I John 3:16 is the new verse of the week! “By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” Get the printable bookmarks for this verse here!


Foundations Matter

When I was a boy, I watched my grandfather build a house.  I watched him and his helpers construct this beautiful house near Clinton Pennsylvania from start to finish. I remember the first time I went over with my grandmother to see the progress and to take him his lunch. There to my surprise was a huge hole in the ground. As I ate

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Matthew 7:12 is the new verse of the week!

Matthew 7:12 is the verse of the week! “Therefore whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the law and the prophets.” Get the printable bookmarks for this verse here!


7 ways to use the Bible with your children

One of my greatest desires as a parent is for my girls to love the Bible. That is one of the main reasons for the creation of Kids Bible Travels. I want children to know and to discover the thrill of reading and studying the Bible. Here are 7 ways that you can help your children get to know the Bible better. Read Scripture

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4 teachable prayer times for parents

As dad of three little girls, I have learned that I have to be intentional about teaching them how to pray. Life happens at warp speed! There is always something else to do, and if I am not careful, it is easy to slip into a rut with prayer. Of course, we have morning and evening prayer, but prayer is so much more than

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