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My Best Advice to You

This question I get a lot . . . What is the most important advice you would give to a mom who wants to begin reading the Bible with her kids? My best advice?

Make a Plan, Keep it Simple

To read with consistency, let me encourage you to make a plan to read the Bible with your kids. And if this is something you’ve not done before, let me offer you a few SIMPLE tips that might help you achieve this goal. Pray. I know this could sound like a Christian cliché, but I […]

I’m Starting to Understand the Understanding of My Children

Can very young children really understand the Bible? We see the impact of being familiar with Scripture since childhood in the life of Timothy: But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it and how from childhood you have been acquainted with the sacred […]

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Young or Old! Anytime and Anywhere!

Great video! Anytime, anywhere (whether you’re young or old), you can open the Bible!

Why “Together: Growing Appetites for God”?

So . . . why did I title it “Together: Growing Appetites for God”? Well, the first and most obvious reason is that the kids and I read the Bible together. I have my “quiet time” with my kids. It’s not quiet; it’s full of noise and energy. God is using me to teach my children and […]

Tips for a Great Start!

One wonderful thing that I’ve notice happening at the beginning of each year is the number of people promoting reading the Bible. I’ve seen lots of different approaches and reading plans floating around out there, as well as lots of encouragement for those wanting to get into God’s Word. It’s great! (I’ve listed a few links […]

The Encouragement I Needed

On the day I started out to read the entire Bible with my three children, I was euphoric. This was going to be great. I sat down at breakfast and read, “In the beginning God created . . .” Somehow, naively, I expected my children, the oldest of them only four years old, to share […]

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My First Days Reading the Bible to My Kids

This week I’m sharing thoughts from my time on Revive Our Hearts’ with Nancy Leigh DeMoss. Reading the Bible for me was always a struggle. Getting the Word IN ME — and my kids! — is what the story of “Together: Growing Appetites for God” is all about. Here’s an excerpt from that interview with […]