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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:

Bhil Children at Play

In the last journal, you watched a video about the Bhil, an unreached tribal (animistic) people group in northern India (if you missed the video, find it here).  With your family, learn to play a game popular among Bhil children--Sitolia (sih-tohl-ee-yah)! Cultural Activity: Although Bhil children work very hard around the house and in the…

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Connect With God’s World:

Meet the Bhil

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Watch and discuss this video together to learn about the Bhil, one of the largest tribal (animistic) groups in northern India. Afterwards, pray that this unreached people group would come to know Jesus. Watch: Watch Bhil Kids with your family. Discuss: Bhil children work very hard…

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Live Out God’s Work:

Welcoming International Students Into Our Family

In 2005 my family and I moved to a university town in the mid-south. Having lived in urban settings my whole life, this was a culture shock for me in some ways. The diversity of cultures I was used to seeing was not as evident. However, I learned about a program at the university that…

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Discover God’s Word:

Open Doors, Equal Access

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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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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