HOW TO NURTURE A GODLY SEED | FAITH OYEDEPO

What Is Nurturing? According to the dictionary, nurturing means to care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing. The Bible admonished in Proverbs 22:6, Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. This simply implies that every principle in the Word of God is the most reliable source of wisdom and knowledge to train your child. Have you been experiencing hard times in nurturing the godly seeds God has given you? Through this piece you will…

Read More

6 Surprising Things Your Children Are Thinking But Not Tell You

Have you ever wondered, ‘What is my kid thinking?” No matter how good a family life you may think you have, there are almost always some things that your kids are thinking that they may never verbalize. Here are 6 of those things that are true, but that you might be surprised to hear if your kids actually told you. Listen to their voice in this open letter to you… Mom & Dad, I may never tell you these things out loud, but I think about them and they come…

Read More

5 Key Elements for a Vibrant Children’s Ministry

It’s nearly impossible to overestimate the value of children’s ministry in your church. Parents love their kids. God loves their kids. I’m confident you do too. But the fact that you care about the kids that attend your church may not show in your children’s ministry. Your church may have an inspiring vision, outstanding worship services, and strong outreach ministries, etc., but if your children’s ministry isn’t vibrant, families may stop coming. No need to panic, but when it comes to children’s ministry, there is a need for strong leadership…

Read More

Raising Children In a Godless Age By Billy Graham

In this message from August 1955, Billy Graham describes problems that seem hauntingly similar to those of today. And the answer to every one of those problems is still the same—Jesus Christ. Many Christian parents are becoming fearful that they cannot properly train their children in this lawless and wicked age. We have received scores of letters in our office asking, “What is the answer? What can I do with my son? My daughter?” We are beginning to reap what has been sown for the past generation. We have taught…

Read More

12 QUESTIONS PARENT SHOULD ASK THEIR CHILD.

Dear Parents, due to increase of children Sexual assault we implore that our children should be educated and enlightened from home and it will be concretize in school.Our children are dieing in silence and experiencing emotional trauma Children’s Counselling  : Follow-up Guide on Sexual Abuse——————————kindly ask your children these questions regularly: 1. Mention the two types of body parts. Ans:  Public parts & Private parts. 2. What are private parts Ans: Your personal body parts.( Your own) That no one should touch, look at  or play with. 3. What parts of the…

Read More

8 Reasons It’s Increasingly Difficult to Raise Preacher’s Kids (PK’s) Today

Pam and I are not parents, so I’m always hesitant to write about parenting. Nevertheless, I want you to know what I hear anecdotally about the difficulty of raising PK’s today. At the end of this post, though, I’m also asking pastors to let us know what’s worked well as they’ve parented their kids. The local church often still implicitly expects the pastor’s kids to be almost perfect. Nobody I know would say it that clearly, but they sometimes act that way. They hold PK’s to standards they’d never require of their own…

Read More

5 TYPES OF SONS IN THE KINGDOM.

THE BELOVED SON Matthew 3:16-17 (KJV) 16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.  THE PRODIGAL SON Luke 15:13 (KJV)And not many days after the younger son gathered all together, and took his journey into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living.…

Read More

10 Object Lessons for Kids to Grab Their Attention

The right object lesson can make a service come alive. You’ve been there when the kids are fully engaged and hanging on every word. They’re positioned at the edge of the chair just waiting to see what will happen next. Kids love to have their minds blown. They’ll keep thinking about it over and over, desperate to figure out how it was done. It’s the thing they’ll all be talking about during Sunday lunch. Years ago I was doing a kids service in the main auditorium for the entire church. My…

Read More