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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

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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Live Out God’s Work

The Missing Piece

Hannah served in Nairobi, Kenya for three years, mobilizing university students. Although she found students eager to engage in opportunities to learn and live out God’s mission, she often encountered parents whose apprehensions about missions inadvertently hindered their children from responding to God’s call on their life. Could family mobilization be the missing piece? Find…

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Discover God’s Word

God's Unstoppable Promise

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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Discover God’s Word

God's Unstoppable Promise

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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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 Bible Activity: Download the 25 prayer strips here. Use scissors to cut…

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Engaging Children's Senses to Encounter the Unreached

We live in a multicultural world. Our children frequently encounter people from other ethnic and religious backgrounds. Why not make learning about and praying for the peoples of the world--especially those who have little or no access to the good news of Jesus--part of your ongoing family discipleship? This benefits our children in several ways.…

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Lessons from a Teenage Fisherman

One of Weave’s guest authors, Jeannie Marie, recently vacationed with her family in Mexico. Many of her on-the-beach observations apply directly to the way in which we, as parents, mobilize our children to engage in God’s mission of blessing the nations. Enjoy this version of her blog post, adapted by Karen Hardin, Weave. I’m sitting…

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Jesus Clears the Courts

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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Paving the Way: Children in His Story Part 7

Paving the Way

Children have the ability to make friends wherever they go. God used the kindness of an 11-year-old girl to pave the way for a church-planting team to enter a Hindu and Muslim community.  The year was 2001. The place was the island of Trinidad. Eleven-year-old Megan accompanied her dad there on her first mission trip…

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