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Recovering from the Word of Faith Movement

Recovering from the Word of Faith Movement

The theology Charla grew up in goes by many names: word-faith, word of faith, name it and claim it, the health and wealth gospel, and prosperity gospel. This “gospel” teaches that we can speak things into existence — blessings, money, and healing. If you...
A Case for Church

A Case for Church

By Teasi Cannon Ah, Sunday morning! When Christian children everywhere rise early, yelling through the halls with gleeful anticipation, Wake up, everyone! It’s church day! Wait, what? This isn’t your reality? No need to worry. I’m not sure it’s anyone’s reality. In...
An Argument for Silence

An Argument for Silence

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!  Psalm 46:10 (NLT) As a middle-aged woman trying to maintain some measure of physical health, I like to walk the two-mile loop around my neighborhood as many days a...
Raising Gender Healthy Kids

Raising Gender Healthy Kids

In our previous blog, we discussed gender expression, where things have gone wonky, and a possible explanation for how we got there. But there weren’t as many practical tips on how to raise your kids to be content in the body they were born in. No sense in...
How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

How to Christian-Celebrity Proof Your Kids

by Teasi Cannon It really is crazy how much weight we are prone to place upon the words and endorsements of celebrities. After all, we are fully aware they get paid to entertain us. Whether on the big screen or a sports field, these bigger-than-life icons usually...
3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

3 Counterintuitive But Faith-Building Parenting Ideas

By Teasi Cannon My youngest child graduated from high school this year, and while it most definitely does not make me the expert on all things parenting, I have learned a few things while stewarding three unique souls through their teen years. Though I am super proud...
Teaching Your Kids to UNDERSTAND (Rather Than Fear) Sin

Teaching Your Kids to UNDERSTAND (Rather Than Fear) Sin

Guest Blog by Beth Nyhart Christian parents have a lot on their plate. There’s the everyday responsibilities of keeping a child alive, loved, educated, and set up for adulthood. But above all, we carry the weight of responsibility to make sure they know the truth of...
Soapbox Alert:  Teaching Apologetics To Your Children

Soapbox Alert: Teaching Apologetics To Your Children

I had the pleasure of attending a conference this weekend on the topic of the reliability and historicity of the documents of the New Testament.  At the conference, I heard a story that really got my goat though.  I was told that there were some in the Christian...