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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Preparing Preschoolers to Seek Truth

Have you ever wondered how to prepare your preschoolers to understand the truth of the Christian worldview? If you have, you are not alone. I receive multiple requests each month, asking for direction on this very topic. And I am writing this blog post as a resource for discerning parents, kids ministry workers, and educators

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Three Important Questions to Ask About Public Education in the US

Social media is abuzz this week with the tweets of Matthew Ray, a public-school teacher, who expressed concern over parents now having virtual access to the content he teaches in the classroom. Ray claimed that having parents and siblings around would impact the “what happens here stays here” safe space his students usually experience. Parents

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 6

Question 6: What Does Heaven Have to Do with All These Bad Things? In our previous post, we explored several important promises that God has made to His children. First, we saw that God has promised that He will use all the bad things that happen for our good. And then we saw that God

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 5

Question 5: Is There Anything Good About Bad Things? We have already explored a lot of questions about the bad things we find in our world. First, we discovered that all bad things come from sin. We then looked at why we suffer for Adam and Eve’s choice to disobey. Then we talked about why

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 4

Question 4: Wouldn’t It Be Better If God Didn’t Make Us Free So That We Could Never Sin? We already talked about why bad things, sad things, scary things, and hurtful things happen – they happen because of sin. You might wonder, “Why didn’t God just create us so that we could never sin? Then

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 3

Question 3: Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? In our previous posts, we saw that bad things are the result of sin. Our first parents, Adam and Eve, chose to rebel against God. Their sin caused creation to be cursed and made it so that all humans are born with a sinful nature.

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 2

Question 2: If Adam and Eve Were the Ones Who Sinned, Why Do Bad Things Happen to Us? In our previous post, we looked at the question, “Where do bad things come from?” And we saw that all the bad things we see in our world come from sin. Some of the bad things, like

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Mommy, Why Does God Let Bad Things Happen? – Part 1

The Foundation blog typically contains articles written for adults, helping them address worldview and apologetic topics with children. However, this blog series was written for children. We encourage you to read through these posts with the children God has placed in your care, to help them critically think through why God allows evil. Introduction God

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

The Beauty Behind Celebrating Easter In Isolation

This Easter will be different than any our culture has experienced. Rather than meeting collectively with the body of Christ, most of us will stare at screens, participating in Easter services from a distance. Does your heart ache when thinking about this? Mine does. I have seen several Facebook posts suggesting we break from the

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Elizabeth Urbanowicz

Helping Our Kids Think Biblically About the Coronavirus

I have been a germaphobe since my first-grade teacher read our class the book Germs Make Me Sick. The intended goal of the book was to promote healthy hygiene. Instead, it started me down the path of incessant handwashing – incessant to the point that my hands began to bleed, and my mom made several

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