The Fortnite Phenomenon (or fill in your child’s game of choice)

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It’s the time of year when all unite in getting summer kicked off on the right foot by informing our kids that we will not waste away our brains by sitting in front of video games and other mindless activities the next several months. There will be a chart of chores, opportunities to serve, healthy…

Raising a Jason Witten

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If you live in Dallas or even slightly follow the Cowboys, you know that Jason Witten recently retired. He’s a Hall of Fame tight-end with more records and stats than I can possibly list (and, let’s be honest, I couldn’t list them if I wanted to because I’m hardly a football aficionado). But it’s not…

What You Need to Know about “Love, Simon”

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We are happy to give you a word from Rebecca Carrell today on the movie, Love, Simon. Rebecca Carrell is the Morning Show co-host at KCBI, a Christian radio station in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is also the author of the popular blog called loveserveshine.com. Rebecca is married to Michael Carrell and is mother to Caitlyn and…

Oprah’s Sign From God

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Oprah is back in the news. After much encouragement to run for president in 2020, she recently told People magazine she prayed about the idea of running for president, saying “God, if you think I’m supposed to run, you gotta tell me, and it has to be so clear that not even I can’t miss…

Ironing Out the Wrinkles in the Movie

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Madeleine L’Engle wrote A Wrinkle in Time, and her manuscript received twenty-six rejection letters before it was finally published. Her book received the Newbery Medal a year later and has been on bookstore shelves for more than fifty years. More than ten million copies are in print, and the recent Disney movie release will surely…

Something Worth Stewing Over

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If you haven’t read Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst, I recommend it. It may or may not be something you struggle with, but the book talks about our relationship with food and how God cares about how and what we eat. TerKeurst biblically addresses issues surrounding our relationship with food. Whether you eat too…

Is Andi Mack Shaping Your Child’s Values?

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Terri Minsky was inspired to create the Disney show, Andi Mack, when she learned that Jack Nicholson was an adult when he found out the woman he thought was his sister was, in fact, his mother. The show was recently renewed for its third season and was voted 2017’s Top Rated Show for tween girls.…

Five Lessons Our Kids Can Learn from the Kardashians

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For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses himself? Luke 9:25 Kim Kardashian’s newest baby, Chicago, was born via surrogate last week. I know: Who really cares, right? Like most people, I have a strong opinion about the Kardashians. But it’s likely not the same one that you do.…

Getting Creative Now That School is Out

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I am enjoying seeing kids riding their bikes around the neighborhood—a site that is becoming increasingly rare. I remember when my own kids were in school and summer rolled around. It was always interesting to hear the different reactions to this annual reprieve from the routine of school, homework, report cards and seemingly endless papers…