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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.

Live Out God’s Work:

Advent Prayers for the Nations

The countdown to Christmas is on! Focus your children on the birth of Jesus, the Savior of the world. Make an Advent Prayer Chain with your family and intercede for unreached peoples living in cultures where the gospel has not yet penetrated. Family Activity: 1. Download the 25 prayer strips here.  2. Use scissors to carefully cut out…

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Explore:

Diwali

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 Diwali (duh-VAH-lee), the Festival of Lights, an important celebration across India and the HIndu world. Every fall, Indian families look forward to Diwali, the biggest holiday of…

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Connect with God’s World:

Take Aim for High Altitude Adventures

In the last journal, you read a story about  Yeshey (YEH-shee) and his family (if you missed the story, find it here). They are Bhutanese (Boo-tah-NEEZ), an unreached Buddhist people group in Bhutan. Enjoy learning about Bhutan’s national pastime with your family. Cultural Activity: Mini Bows and Arrows Celebrate Bhutan’s favorite sport, archery. Every village…

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Connect with God’s World:

Meet the Bhutanese

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Read this story together to learn about and pray for the Bhutanese (Boo-tah-NEEZ), an unreached people group in Bhutan.  Come with me to a mountainous kingdom tucked in the Himalayas, where strings of colorful Buddhist prayer flags flutter on high, craggy passes. In cities and villages…

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Discover God’s Word:

Wrong-Way Jonah

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” lens does not…

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For You and Your Children:

Families and Generations

Who is your God? Several times, God identified Himself as “the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.” Not the God of the sun, moon and stars, the God of mercy, grace, and forgiveness, or the only true God. He was all of those things, but the identity of the nation of Israel was wrapped up…

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Live Out God’s Work:

What I Learned From Being Sent

My eyes fluttered as a strange sound drew me out of a peaceful sleep. It took a moment for my mind to engage and for me to identify the sound as the Islamic call to prayer, echoing through the neighborhood as the sun prepared to rise. I lay there for a moment, detached from reality.…

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Connect With God’s World:

Bozo Children at Work and Play

In the last journal, you read a story about Ibrahim (EE-brah-heem) and his family (if you missed the story, find it here). They are part of an unreached people group in Mali, West Africa-- the Bozo. What would daily life be like for Bozo children? Experience how they learn and play. Cultural Activities: Activity 1:…

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Connect With God’s World:

Meet the Bozo

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Read this story together to learn about and pray for the Bozo (BOH-soh), an unreached people group in the West African country of Mali. Come with me to a village of sun-dried brick homes on the banks of the Niger (nuh-JZEER) River. Near the edge of…

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A Missional Family Summer

Everyone’s plans have changed in the past few months. Adults and children alike are unsettled by the upheaval in daily life and expectations. Like me, you may be struggling to find the positive in the midst of shutdowns, cancelled plans, and constant changes. We can! By showing our children that we can find God’s purposes…

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