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Journal entries focus on the heart and motivation for World Christian parenting. Monthly articles written by key authors and ministry leaders offer wisdom and inspiration as you disciple your children and pursue intentionality in the midst of family life. Additional thoughts and devotionals written by Weave team members encourage you to draw near to Jesus for wisdom, strength, and grace as you navigate everyday realities and encounter situations you don’t feel equipped to deal with. Enlarge your vision for what God can do with ordinary families whose hearts and lives are yielded to Him.

Connect With God’s World:

Racing Camels in Dubai

Note to Parents: In the last journal, you read a story about Mohammed and his family (if you missed the story, find it here). They are Emirati Arabs, an unreached people group living in the United Arab Emirates. What do Emirati families do for fun? Learn about one of their favorite sports with you children.…

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Connect with God’s World:

Meet the Emirati Arabs

Note to Parents: Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Read this story together to learn about and pray for the Emirati Arabs, a Middle Eastern people group in the United Arab Emirates. Come with me to a bustling city on the Arabian Peninsula, where gleaming skyscrapers tower over crowded highways lined with…

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Explore:

Sukkot, the Festival of Booths

Note to Parents: Exploring traditions from other cultures is one way to expand your family’s view of the world and cultivate a heart for the peoples that God loves. Learn about Sukkot (soo-KOHT), the Festival of Booths, an important holiday for Jews worldwide.  Sukkot is a week-long harvest festival that dates back to the time…

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Discover God’s Word:

A Young Boy's Refusal

Note to Parents: When we consistently use a “God-sized” lens to share God’s Word with our family, it broadens our children’s understanding of who God is and how He acts in our world. It also changes how our children view themselves, their blessings, and their purpose. Sharing the Bible with our children through a “God- sized”…

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Heartbeat:

Making God's Purposes Your Own

What are God’s purposes? This foundational question sets the course for all Christian families. His purpose is the glory of His name in every nation and in every generation through the redemption of sinful people by His Son, Jesus. Simply, God’s methods for accomplishing this purpose on the earth are threefold. First, that His people…

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Explore:

Monks Turn to Christ in South Asia

Note to Parents: God is revealing Himself to Buddhists, often in unexpected ways. This true story is narrated by Tim, a member of a ministry group called Global Disciples. Read it together with your family. Global Disciples has a big vision—to see the least reached and unreached people groups of the world have the chance…

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Live Out God’s Work:

Become a Sending Family

When I was a teenager, my family moved overseas. It was difficult to leave my friends behind, but it was even more challenging to go to a country where everything was different! Not only did I have to make new friends at a new school, but I had to learn new cultural norms and get…

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Connect With God’s World:

Rajput Wristbands

Note to Parents:  In the last journal, you watched a video about the Rajput, an unreached Hindu people group in northern India (if you missed the video, find it here ). Rajputs value strong family relationships. To find out how they honor the bond between brothers and sisters, do the following cultural activity with your…

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Connect With God’s World:

Meet the Rajputs

Note to Parents:  Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Watch and discuss this video together to learn about the Rajputs, a people group in northern India. Then pray that they would come to know Jesus. Watch: Watch Rajput Kids with your family.  Discuss:  Rajput children enjoy many of the same things that…

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Discover God’s Word:

The God of Daniel

Note to Parents: When we consistently use a “God-sized” lens to share God’s Word with our family, it broadens our children’s understanding of who God is and how He acts in our world. It also changes how our children view themselves, their blessings, and their purpose. Sharing the Bible with our children through a “God- sized”…

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