Chief reminds us the best way to help our kids have a close relationship with the Lord is to have a close relationship with Him ourselves. Easier said than done, but each step toward that relationship counts!
There is so much unknown and potentially unstable in life right now. With God being constant and faithful we can count on Him through everything. Amanda gives us practical ways to foster mental and emotional health for ourselves and our kids with this in mind.
We find ourselves each day in the middle of a struggle to live transparently with those around us versus masking the harshness of reality. Oftentimes, the relationships we have with our children are among the hardest. Jacob gives valuable encouragement for us to depend on Jesus and dive into real transparency.
“God is good all the time, and all the time God is good.” This is a mantra we live by at camp…because scripture tells us it’s true, and we’ve experienced its validity time and time again. How can we possibly wrap our minds around this truth when faced with the devastation Harvey has brought?
Let’s be honest, prayer is typically the first thing to go when we feel too busy and pressed for time. If we will truly grasp the benefits of gaining the Father’s perspective when we go to Him with our raw thoughts and emotions, as Natalie reminds us, He will continue to prove Himself faithful over and over again!
Go, go, go. Do this, this, and this so we can get to that, that, and that. All this to “be effective for God”!? It is so hard to pull away to spend unhurried time with our life line…God, the Father. Seth reminds us exactly how we can and why we must do just that! What a perfect way to start the new year!
All of us are busy. Life is busy…especially during the holiday season. God continues to tell us to come to Him…with everything. But how, when our to-do list is a mile long?? Read on to learn how prayer can be woven in the fabric of everyday life – even in the midst of the crazy busy!