Lent Lesson 2: Clues on the Mountain

By Tracy Lane | February 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

This is the second in a 6-lesson Lent series to guide family conversation. Are you ready to discover more clues? Believe it or not, they are all over the Bible. There are over 300 clues in the Old Testament that point us to Jesus! But first, a few questions: Parents, ask your children these questions. […]

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Lent Lesson 1: Clues in the Garden

By Barbara Rainey | February 8, 2016 | 5 Comments

The first in a 6-lesson Lent series to guide family conversation Are you ready to uncover the first clues to the Messiah Mystery? You’ll need to use your imagination. Put yourself in the story, walk around with the characters, let no detail escape you. Talk about these questions with your family over dinner or as […]

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How to Teach Your Kids About Lent and Easter

By Barbara Rainey | February 1, 2016 | 19 Comments

Have you ever tried to solve a mystery? Some of the most fascinating detective stories are full of twists and turns that leave you surprised and hungry for more. Did you know that God’s story in the Bible is actually a series of clues? It’s true! And the clues reveal one of the most mind-boggling […]

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Lent: The Reason We Can Celebrate the Mysteries of God

By Barbara Rainey | January 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

Do you ever wonder what God is doing? Are you praying and waiting, praying and wondering—all the while knowing that He is the God who could change it all…but still hasn’t yet? Sometimes it’s hard to understand. We play checkers while God is playing chess. Have you heard this phrase? We keep our red and […]

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Are We Hungry for Lent?

By Barbara Rainey | February 18, 2015 | 2 Comments

There is comfort in recurring holidays that root our souls to a soothing rhythm with its repetitive beat. But there is also a quickened sense of anxiety that we haven’t prepared, haven’t anticipated this annual event as we feel we should. Such is the arrival of the spring holidays. Most women, and men too, have […]

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