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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.

Heartbeat of My Home

What are God’s purposes? This foundational question sets the course for all Christian families. His purpose is the glory of His name in every nation and in every generation through the redemption of sinful people by His Son, Jesus. Simply, God’s methods for accomplishing this purpose on the earth are threefold. First, that His people…

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Experiencing the Olympics with God in Mind

Competition is part of childhood, whether kids are competing against friends, siblings, or themselves. The Winter Olympics, February 9-25, offer a great opportunity to foster a healthy competitive spirit as our families cheer for our favorite athletes and keep track of our country’s medals. This year’s Winter Olympics take place in South Korea, a country…

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Awestruck

Awe. Awe is defined as “a feeling of reverential respect mixed with fear or wonder”. We often hear it placed besides words like amazement, astonishment, admiration, or reverence. We often feel it when we look up at the stars, when we ponder the depths of the ocean, or when we remember the birth of our…

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Waiting and Watching

You many never have thought of yourself this way, but you are a “wait-er.” Ever since you were a baby waiting to be fed, you have felt the sometimes-uncomfortable sensation of waiting. You have been building a stronger character and practicing the virtue of patience since the very beginning. As parents, we have the joyful…

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God’s Glory, My Child

Parents who accept the biblical mandate to be the primary faith trainers in the lives of their children often face a common obstacle. How do we impress the glory and complexity of such a great God on the hearts of our children? Can they even understand His glory? The short answer is yes, in a…

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Children in His Story Part 4

Once boys and girls understand and embrace God’s heart and purposes for the peoples of the world, most are eager to participate in God’s work. Because their enthusiasm is contagious, children find it easy to enlist others to join them. Here are two examples of children mobilizing other believers. THE YEAR WAS 2010. THE PLACE…

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Teaching Spiritual Grit

Do you teach the virtue of spiritual grit in your home? I am not suggesting that your children put sand in their shoes or that you neglect sweeping your floor. Grit is determination in the face of obstacles, an unrelenting spirit, and a steadfast focus on a desired outcome. Faith-filled spiritual grit means even more.…

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A Push Out of the Comfort Zone

Faith is a children’s worker at her local church in Nigeria. She loves the Lord and has a great passion for teaching children about Jesus. One day she invited David, a mission mobilizer, to share about unreached peoples with her class. Using a colouring book that depicted children from many different cultures, David taught the…

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