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

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.

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

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.

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

Sometimes you might wonder, “If God is good, why does He let bad things happen?” That is a great question, and it is a question many people have asked before.

Celebrating Easter In Isolation: The Beauty Behind It

Yes, this Easter will be a lonely one. Lord willing, it will be the only one we face in isolation. But let us take full advantage of the ache of loneliness. Let it remind us of all that was won at the cross and the empty tomb.

How to Help Our Kids Have a Biblical Perspective of the Pandemic

As Christians, we know that fear is not from God. Although we don't know when the pandemic will end, it gives us the opportunity to talk with our children about the importance of maintaining a biblical worldview.

In the Age of Super Bowl Stripper Poles, Our Kids Must Be Prepared to Answer this Question

The 2020 Super Bowl halftime show was probably the most controversial halftime performance since Janet Jackson’s 2004 “wardrobe malfunction.” Secular sources praised J Lo and Shakira’s performance as an incredible show from "powerful, sexy women,” while Christian sources chastised the NFL for blatantly exposing children to soft porn.

Teaching Our Kids that Christianity is Not Against Science

As Christians, we should want our children to view science as a valuable tool for gaining knowledge about the physical world. However, we need to help them see the foolishness of believing science is the only way of gaining knowledge.

Part 3: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 3 explains the importance of giving our kids independence when reading Scripture.

Christian Homeschooling: 3 Reasons We Need to Roar Like a Mother (That Means You Too, Gentlemen)

Our children are growing up in a different world than we did. And they are asking deep questions at younger and younger ages. The Mama Bear Apologetics book is a much-needed manual to catch us up to speed on the ideas that influence our kids and their friends.

Christian Homeschool Activity About the True Meaning of Christmas

The historical events and biblical stories about Christmas get lost in translation around this time of year--here's how to remind our children about the real reason for the season.

How to Talk About Frozen II with Your Kids

Though Frozen II has captivated the attention of kids across the world, there are a few errors that Christian parents should pay attention to. Here are five conversations we can have with our kids to help them carefully evaluate it.

Part 2: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 2 explains the importance of giving our kids context to Scripture.

Part 1: How Not to Teach the Bible to Our Kids

In this blog series, we discuss the dos and don'ts of teaching the Bible to our children. Part 1 explores the proper questions to ask your kids after reading Scripture.

Teaching Our Kids About Using Emotions and Discernment

Our children will repeatedly encounter this idea that their feelings are the most reliable guide for truth. How can we equip them to rightly recognize their emotions, without being led by them? Here are a couple of ways we can intentionally prepare our children to make decisions based on discernment rather than pure emotion.

Encouragement for the Homeschooling Mom and Three Things To Let Go

To the homeschooling mom, your work is not in vain. These are three things to give up to God when teaching your kiddos at home.

What is Arthur's Gay Wedding Really Teaching Us?

Social media is abuzz this week after the beloved PBS Kids show, Arthur, featured a gay wedding on its season premiere. Though Christians found this incident alarming, it was by no means surprising.

Has Your Child Abandoned Their Faith?

There is a lot of talk within the Christian community about young adults abandoning the faith. Most Christians have at least one friend or family member who put Christianity on the shelf before their thirtieth birthday. However, is this an overwhelming trend? Or is it just something that happens here and there?

Why Shouldn’t We Settle for the Jesus Answer?

Our children will undoubtedly continue giving us the Jesus answer. Afterall, old habits die hard. But let’s begin viewing the Jesus answer as an opportunity – our opportunity to develop critical thinking, encourage biblical, evidence-based faith, and prepare our children for lifelong discipleship.