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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

In the last journal, you read a story about Bulat (boo-LAHT) and his family (if you missed the story, find it here). They are part of an unreached Tibetan Buddhist people group in Siberia--the Buryat (BOO-ree-aht). Enjoy learning a common Buryat greeting with your family.  Cultural Activity:  During the New Year’s season, Buryat families celebrate…

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Connect with God’s World

Meet the Buryat

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Read this story together to learn about and pray for the Buryat (BOO-ree-aht), the largest unreached people group in Siberia. Come with me to a city in eastern Siberia that is famous for its unique monument to a Soviet leader. A giant bronze head of Lenin…

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Live Out God’s Work

Pray for Muslims During Ramadan

From April 2-May 1, Muslims around the world observe their holy month of Ramadan. With your family, learn about and pray for Muslims during this period of fasting when many are seeking God in deeper ways. Read the story below. Then choose from the suggested activities to go deeper in learning about and praying for…

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Discover God’s Word

Jesus' Sending Strategy

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 is not…

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Talking to Children about Difficult World Events

No matter where your family lives in the world, reports of world events have filled our homes and  left us all feeling grief and uncertainty. Our children are not unaware. They hear about these events at school, from friends, and through social media. In the midst of scary and often devastating current events, how do…

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Launching Missionaries into Adulthood

As Christian parents we all desire to see our children walking with Jesus. Part of a vibrant relationship with Christ is joining Him in His global mission. How can we send globally-minded missionaries from our families into adulthood? We have three daughters. Two of them are very young adults living away from home. Both are…

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Spiritual Development

It’s Never Too Early

It’s never too early to create an environment in which your children can grow to love Jesus and embrace His global purposes. Here are ways to begin cultivating a mission-minded heart in your children during their first two years of life. Discover God’s Purpose for Families With your spouse, learn more about your biblical role…

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Explore

Setsubun

Exploring traditions from other cultures is one way to expand your family’s view of the world and cultivate a heart for the peoples God loves. Learn about Setsubun (SEHT-soo-bun), an important annual holiday in Japan. Setsubun is a popular festival celebrated across Japan. This year, it falls on February 3. Similar in its cultural association…

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Connect with God’s World

Life Without Bread--NONsense!

In the last journal, you watched a video about the Uzbeks (OOZ-behks), an unreached Muslim people group in Central Asia (if you missed the video, find it here).  With your family, learn about a traditional food eaten daily by most Uzbek families--non (nahn)! Cultural Activity:  Bread, or non (nahn), is sacred to Uzbek people. It…

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Connect With God’s World

Meet the Uzbek

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Watch and discuss this video together to learn about the Uzbek (OOZ-behk), a Muslim group in Central Asia. Afterwards, pray that this unreached people group would come to know Jesus. Watch: Watch Uzbek Kids with your family. Discuss:  Uzbek children enjoy having fun with their friends.…

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