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Category Archives: Family

How Reading Aloud Can Change the World

(Or, at Least, How It’s Changing Mine) By Sarah Mackenzie Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. ~Proverbs 22:6 It was just an ordinary Tuesday, really, but it turned out to be so much more than that. I was 20 years […]

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Putting the “Her” in “Hero” for Girls

In an effort to give girls aged 4-10 positive role models from the Bible, Erin and Brent Weidemann created the Bible Belles series (@BibleBelles). Erin’s life experiences as a five-time cancer survivor, wife, and mother inspired her to create a brand focused on inspiring girls and women of all ages to fulfill their destiny, redefine […]

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How to Parent Your Kids to Become Passionate Jesus Followers: An Interview with Phil and Diane Comer

How can parents be intentional in raising their kids to be steadfast followers of Jesus? How should the home be a holy place for children? Bible Gateway interviewed Phil and Diane Comer (@intparents) about their book, Raising Passionate Jesus Followers: The Power of Intentional Parenting (Zondervan, 2018). [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Why We […]

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Help! My Husband Is Tuning Me Out. What Can I Do?

By Gary Thomas So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. Genesis 1:27 Many marital problems arise not because of an issue between a specific couple—say, Jack and Jill or Larry and Shari—but because of a breakdown in understanding between a […]

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Kids Ask the Best Questions About God and the Bible: An Interview with Kathryn Slattery

Children ask such questions as, “How do I know the Bible is true?” “What does it mean when the Bible talks about the kingdom of God?” “How can God be three persons at the same time?” “Why couldn’t Jesus just stay on Earth forever?” “What is baptism?” “Who invented time?” Bible Gateway interviewed Kathryn Slattery […]

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Better Than a Space Knight’s Force: May the Faith Be With You Bible

[See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s free email devotionals for families] The popular May the Faith Be With You brand (website) from Zonderkidz (@Zonderkidz) is back with two new NIrV full-text Bibles and a glow-in-the-dark bedtime prayer book for little ones. Now all the kids in your family can enjoy all things intergalactic, and […]

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The Spiritual Effect Raising Children Has On Parents: An Interview with Gary L. Thomas

Have you considered that perhaps God not only uses parents to influence their children, but that he uses children to change their parents? Could it be that parenting is a school for adult spiritual formation? [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Sacred Marriage: An Interview with Gary Thomas] Bible Gateway interviewed Gary L. Thomas (@garyLthomas) […]

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Help Your Kids Read the Bible: An Interview with David Murray

How should you introduce your 6- to 12-year-old kids to the most important passages and big-picture storyline of the Bible? How can you best answer your children’s questions about the Bible when you don’t know the answer yourself? Bible Gateway interviewed David Murray (@davidpmurray) about his book, Exploring the Bible: A Bible Reading Plan for […]

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Show Your Kids the Incredible Treasures of God’s Word

[See and sign up for Bible Gateway’s free email devotionals for families] From golden promises to priceless stories, the NIV God’s Treasure Holy Bible (Zonderkidz, 2017) (@Zonderkidz) shows children the incredible treasures of God’s Word. Children will love hunting for Treasure Verses, reading key Pearls of Wisdom stories, and learning about each book of the […]

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KiDs Beach Club® Donors Help Give School Children 50,000 Bibles Since 2003

Since KiDs Beach Club® first began in 2003, teaching children about God’s Word has been the focal point to giving each child a Jesus experience inside their public elementary school. From 2003 through the fall of 2014, only one Bible was given to a child in each club each week the club met. Beginning in […]

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