Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

Teaching Our Kids to Spot Empty Statements

John and I were at the Iowa State Fair this weekend. (My husband loves all the fried food. Calories at the fair don’t count, right?) Among our scheduled stops, we wanted to see a band that advertised itself as a mix between Stomp and Accapella. Sounds cool right? We...
What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What Went Wrong With the 90’s “Purity Culture?”

What happens when you turn virginity into an idol? #apologetics #purityculture Click To Tweet Not too long ago, my twitter feed blew up with news articles covering the book-launch ceremony of former pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber.  Normally this sort of thing wouldn’t have...
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...
A Crash Course in Christian Doctrine

A Crash Course in Christian Doctrine

It's exciting to think about world religions, but let’s make sure we understand basic Christian beliefs before we dive into other beliefs. Click To TweetBefore we start diving into world religions, it’s important that we have a firm grasp of what Christianity...
Why did God Create the Tree in the First Place?

Why did God Create the Tree in the First Place?

A few weeks ago, our church’s 3rd-5th graders were learning about the creation story from Genesis, and I was brought in to the planning process to help address common science misconceptions that the kids will encounter as they get older. (i.e. “Science can disprove...
Playground Apologetics: Apologetics Tactics for Busy Moms

Playground Apologetics: Apologetics Tactics for Busy Moms

Earlier this week I found myself caught in the morning line of cars leaving my neighborhood’s elementary school.  I live with my husband and 3-year-old son in a suburb of San Antonio. We’re in south Texas and our “Mayberry” (as many call it) is incredibly conservative...