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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.

What is a Mission-Minded Family?

In a mission-minded family, there’s a God-infused energy. There’s a focus on God’s worldwide purpose, and there’s a passion for the lost. There’s a spiritual depth and hunger that reaches beyond the maintenance mode of cultural Christianity. A mission-minded family emphasizes leadership, calling, and destiny. There’s a prevailing attitude of self-sacrifice and an emphasis on…

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Trading My Book for a Chapter

Curling my little legs up to my chest, I snuggled deep into the couch, my Beauty and the Beast comforter hedging my eight-year-old self in. Book in hand, I drift out of this world and into another one filled with new people and places. As a child, I loved the characters in my books. They…

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Kids With Hearts of Compassion

We know we’re to be kind to one another. We know we’re supposed to be tenderhearted. We know we are to forgive one another even as God has forgiven us (Ephesians 4:32). And as we watch our sons and daughters interact with others, we truly desire that they’ll grow into those kind, tenderhearted people who…

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Your Home

I believe that one of the essential jobs of the local church is to equip Christian parents to take the lead in spiritually training their children. Passing faith to our kids is not the church's job - it is ours. But what about all the unsaved kids who don't have Christian parents to disciple them?…

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Sarah’s Story

On his final journey toward Jerusalem, Jesus and His disciples left Capernaum and crossed into the region of Judea. As they entered a village, parents started bringing their children to Jesus, asking Him to lay hands on them and bless them. The Bible doesn’t say why the disciples got upset, but they began to rebuke…

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When Is Safe Too Safe?

It was one of those nights on the Canadian prairies. The violent thunderclaps, flashing lightning and gale force winds had brought us to this place – hiding in the basement. Why the basement? My mother had a profound fear of thunderstorms and the further she could get from the noise and tumult of the storm,…

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Generic Man

I am grateful to God that I have always been able to go generic. The rest of my family doesn’t use generic products. My wife uses expensive shampoo, sold only at the beauty shop. Next to her exotic brand sits my own luxury bottle: “Big Blue Dandruff Shampoo.” She has specialized hairspray and I have…

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Family Worship

If you are reading this article, you probably have a growing desire to see your children make a difference for Christ in the world. You want to see them go into the world and "make disciples." You want them to love God, and to help others do the same. There is a pre-requisite for our…

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