Devotionals for Parents and Teachers

Teaching and ministering to little ones can be exhausting. Sometimes we need encouragement and simple reminders that parenting and teaching is an important task. Nurturing children for the Lord is a heavy responsibility, but the rewards are great and His Kingdom is worth all the bumps and bruises. We hope these devotionals will lift your spirit and encourage your soul. You are doing good work, important work, eternal work! Don’t grow weary!

The Art of the Graceful “No”

In his letter to the Colossian Church, Paul give some timeless advice… “Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man” (Col. 4:6). If you have ever spent much time around toddlers, you know that they have a favorite word… “Will you pick…

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Pointing Our Kids Toward the “High” Way

The prophet Jeremiah challenged the people of Judah to “Set thee up waymarks, make thee high heaps: set thine heart toward the highway, even the way which thou wentest” (Jer. 31:21). As a child my family and I would often go visit my grandparents. I distinctly remember that along the route to their house there…

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The Priority of Rest

In Luke 10, Luke tells us about an interesting story that can help underscore the priority of rest in our lives… Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village: and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, which…

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It’s A Choice To Rejoice

The Psalmist tells us… This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it (Ps. 118:24). We have all sung this little song to our children or to our students… This is the day! This is day! That the Lord has made. That the Lord has made. I…

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Do You Want To Meet Jesus?

Note: If you are seeking to learn more about Jesus and the plan of Salvation,  please click here. If you are already a Christian, we hope the following post will help you renew and strengthen your relationship with your Savior. Please begin by reading this passage… Matthew 28:1-10 In the end of the sabbath, as…

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Embracing Change in the New Year

January can be a time of change. Some see the New Year as an opportunity for a fresh start while others see this time as a reminder of how little they accomplished this past year. Whether you get on board with New Year’s Resolutions or not, the truth is sometimes change is necessary. Philippians 3:13…

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Doing “All Things Through Christ” In the New Year

“I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me” (Phil. 4:13). As is often the case, if any kind of sickness hits our church, my “little” class might easily turn into my “little little” class. So, this past Sunday after the flu had arrived during Christmas week, I wasn’t surprised to find only one…

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Reverencing The Holidays

In the first book of the New Testament, Matthew tells us… “When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto…

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Balancing Santa and The Savior

You probably have already heard yourself several times this holiday using the phrase, “The real meaning of Christmas.” It may not be those exact words, but the sentiment is common among Christian teachers and parents. Why do we constantly have to point out the real meaning of Christmas? The truth is because “Christmas” doesn’t generally…

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