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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:

Meet the Northern Yemeni

Help your family embrace God’s love for the world. Read this story together to learn about and pray for the Northern Yemeni (Yuh-MEH-nee), an unreached Muslim people group. Most live in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Come with me to a city in northwest Yemen where multi-story buildings cling to the craggy mountainside. Brown earthen homes…

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Discover God’s Word:

Worth a Shout Out

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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Connect With God’s World:

Foreign Fridays

Jamie and Jessica have four children, ages 2-9. Jamie developed a heart for the nations in college. For Jessica, loving the nations has always seemed like the natural response to believing in Jesus. When she was a child, her church presented faith in Jesus and love for others, including other ethnicities, always going hand-in-hand. In…

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A Vision for the Generations

God has a plan to use your family to make a difference in the world for Christ. When I say "your family," I am not only speaking of the people He has put in your home today, but also of unborn generations to come! Faithfulness and growth through the generations is a major theme in…

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Arrows Being Readied and Sent Forth

“Children do not get in the way of missions. It is amazing how the Lord uses children,” asserts Megan, a mom of seven with another baby on the way. Megan has a heart for Muslims and desires to serve cross-culturally someday. For now, she and her husband are cultivating a mission heart in their children,…

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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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