Family Life Resources

Talking to Your Kid about Baptism

Posted by Miriam Knight on

Dear Parent, Baptism is an important milestone in your child’s spiritual journey. We know that engaging your child’s spiritual interest and questions can be exciting and scary. We want to be helpful to you, so we’ve created this guide to help you discern your child’s...

Parenting in the Technology Age

Posted by Michael Binder on

Figuring out how to handle all the various technologies that kids are exposed to now is tricky. When I was a kid, we were pumped to play Oregon Trail, and that was in keyboarding class in high school. My parents didn’t have to create rules about screen time outside of the one TV we had in...

Sheridan Story

Posted by Aashish Baskaran on

So many times we talk about your kids participating in our mission of loving our community in the name of Jesus. One of the ways we can participate in this mission is by joining in the Sheridan Story. What is the Sheridan Story? Click the link below to read the brochure!  Sheridan...

God's Promises

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Our God is a God who never breaks His promises. Below are a few examples of God's promises in the Bible.  God will never leave me! “I, the Lord, will never leave you.  I will never desert you.”  Hebrews 12:5 God will comfort me! “The Lord will comfort His...

Listening With a Third Ear

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Listening with a Third Ear:   (This concept is from Les & Leslie Parrott’s study on RightNow Media called “Parenting: The Early Years”) When your child is upset, ask yourself: “What is it that is feeding my child’s mind right now?” Sometimes you...

Carpool Convos

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Driving to school? Eating around the table? Going to soccer practice? Here are a few conversation starters to foster deeper discussion with your children! Questions taken from http://club31women.com/2014/10/21-questions-daughter-really-needs-ask/ Great Conversation Starters with...

Coloring Page

Posted by Aashish Baskaran on

Hi Parents! One of the cool ways we get to engage with the lesson is by coloring some of the stories! Below are two coloring sheets that describe some of the key parts in the Big God Story. Download the PDF, grab some markers or crayons, and have fun coloring away!  Download Coloring...

How to Bless Your Child

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

How to Give a Blessing to Your Child Drs. John Trent and Gary Smalley outlined five biblical steps for giving a blessing to children in their book The Blessing: Meaningful Touch, A Spoken Message, Attaching High Value, Picturing a Special Future, and An Active Commitment. I have expanded on...