When Your Child Is Afraid … and Maybe You Are Too

By Barbara Rainey | October 3, 2016 | 4 Comments

“Breaking news: A Delta Airlines flight has just crashed at DFW airport on final approach. First responders are racing to the scene, fire trucks from the airport are there spraying the fuselage with water to try and control the flames already erupting near the plane’s tail section. Passengers are using the escape chutes. We have […]

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When Your Kids Drive You Crazy With Too Many Questions

By Barbara Rainey | September 19, 2016 | 4 Comments

What is hair made from? Do lizards go to heaven? Why do we stop at red lights? Who’s your mom’s mom? Why do I have to tell Jesus what I did wrong when He already knows? In our house with six kids, a menagerie of outside pets, and two often exhausted parents, our kids’ questions […]

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10 Gifts from God Showing His Delight in Laura’s Engagement

By Barbara Rainey | September 8, 2016 | 7 Comments

A Note to Help Us “forget not His benefits” Dear Laura, For several months now you have been marveling at God’s gift to you of a man who is kind, funny, and who “adores you,” as he said to us when he asked for your hand in marriage. I have been marveling at all the […]

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The Day I Turned into Mama Bear

By Barbara Rainey | June 22, 2016 | 4 Comments

by Barbara Rainey How do I trust God when my husband is dealing with hard issues at work and it makes him distracted and distant at home? How do I trust God when it feels my life is falling apart? It seems everything is going wrong at once right now. How do I trust God […]

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Why Your Home Matters … 5 Ways to Grow Creativity

By Barbara Rainey | May 16, 2016 | 1 Comment

Do you want to nurture creativity in your kids? You know the name George Washington Carver, right? You know he invented lots of things from the peanut. But do you know that He talked to God constantly as he worked in his laboratory? His conversations went something like this: Lord God, you made the peanut. […]

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