“I am free to rest in my identity as a beloved child of God and allow that love to spill over to my kids.”
Just As I Am: Jesus’ Invitation for Parents to Rest in Him
As I sung those words to myself, I heard it as an invitation to Jesus and the rest and peace he offers, especially to worn-out parents.”
God’s life-giving presence is available to us through the baby born in Bethlehem. Remembering this quiets my guilt about leading a youth ministry that has yet to be “optimized.”
It is only through identity in Christ that the “do not cheat” can be an act of loving God, not just a Christianized metric of performance and approval.
Children should work knowing their identity lies in being redeemed by a loving God, not in being the family messiah.
What gets us into heaven isn’t the absence of sin, it’s the presence of Christ.
We pulled together some of the best resources on the blog to help parents think biblically and practically about schoolwork.