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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.

Explore: Chinese New Year

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 Chinese New Year, the most important holiday in China. It is celebrated in many other East Asian countries as well, though each has its own traditions surrounding it.…

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Your Home: A Lighthouse

Have you ever been out on a large lake, or even the ocean, at night? Over the centuries, thousands of ships have crashed and sunk during the night because they hit rocks or sandbars which they could not see. In an effort to save these sailors and their ships, communities would build lighthouses. These lighthouses…

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Get In The Game

Lessons from a Global Event

What’s bigger than the Super Bowl or the Olympic games? The world’s largest sporting event, the FIFA World Cup, begins today. For the next three weeks, football (soccer in the US) fans will cheer on their favorites from among the 32 qualifying countries. As families, we can leverage this global event to learn about and…

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Discover God’s Word

Jesus Heals a Demon-Possessed Man

In our family devotions, we desire to deepen our children’s understanding of God in a way that connects with their hearts and shapes their lives. Studying the Bible through a “God-sized lens” will help us understand who God is and how He acts in our world. This approach will also change how our children view…

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Connect with God’s World

Meet the Tajiks

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

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God Who Pursues

So much about parenting is hard. The sleepless nights, the pouring out, the not knowing what I’m doing. But the hardest thing is how little control I have over what matters most. Jeff and my greatest hope for our children is that they’d know and walk with Christ. My greatest fear is that they won’t.…

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Welcoming: Bring Your Children With You

Maryam threw open the door, waving my five-year-old daughter and me into a colorful, loud room, covered women and laughing children everywhere, with tables piled high with all kinds of Iraqi specialty dishes. “You are my special guests! Come meet all my friends. Here is little Kashka, who is your Savannah’s age.”  Maryam grasped Savannah’s…

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Chalkdust and Harvest Fields

Cover the school year in prayer

A new school year brings excitement and busy schedules. It also provides your family with opportunities to meet new people and invest in the lives of teachers and students. Since many schools have diverse populations, it’s possible that the nations may be represented in your children’s classrooms. Do you view your local school as a…

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Welcoming asylum seekers holding hands.

How Our Family Welcomed Asylum Seekers

One ordinary Monday night, after school and soccer practice, in the middle of our suburban middle-class life, my husband and I called our children into the living room for a family meeting. Just because we didn’t live in India anymore, didn’t mean we couldn’t serve the nations, right where we lived. “People from Guatemala are…

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Explore

Star Festival

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 the Star Festival, an important annual holiday in Japan. On July 7, families across Japan celebrate Tanabata (TAH-nuh-BAH-tah), or the Star Festival, just like their ancestors have for…

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