Kids and Salvation | Partnering with Parents

Going into April and our God to the Rescue initiative, we knew that we were going to spend a concentrated time talking about salvation and what it means to follow Jesus. The main aspect of “Going Orange” is partnering with parents. When parents and small...
Parenting | 60 from My Dad

Parenting | 60 from My Dad

I think a lot about parenting. Not just because I have kids of my own, but because, well, I get paid to think about parenting. I’m always thinking about how to equip moms and dads to pass on faith to their kids, but I often forget to think about my own upbringing....
Parenting | Celebrate Your Kids

Parenting | Celebrate Your Kids

One of my weekly rituals is PostSecret.com. I can’t wait to open my RSS feed on Sundays and check out what’s on people’s minds and hearts as they share their secret with the world. This particular secret captured my attention yesterday: I imagine the...

Guest Post | Reggie Joiner | Parents in Transition

Reggie is doing this on several family ministry blogs throughout the blog-o-sphere today, but here’s a great Orange parenting post from the Orange-guru himself…. Parents in Transition Time flies fast from elementary to college age, so get ready to change...

Parenting | And sometimes they melt your heart

In the past three days, I’ve experienced three facets of parenting… Sometimes they bring you joy… As I came around the corner from raking leaves, I noticed Liam kicking the soccer ball around by himself. I decided to forsake all thing yard work related and...
Parenting | When did this happen?!

Parenting | When did this happen?!

This morning I went downstairs to see if Elli was ready for school. She was sitting on the bathroom counter brushing her teeth and looking at herself in the mirror. She was wearing these skinny cool-girl jeans with a great shirt, hair up in her ballerina bun. She...

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