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The Impact Memorizing Scripture Has on Your Children

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As I backed my car out of the driveway with my two daughters in the backseat, three-year-old Kristi commented, “God made the house!” pointing to the house across the street. She was learning in her preschool Sunday school class that God made the trees, the birds, the flowers . . . God made everything. However, in her immense six-year-old wisdom, Amy corrected her younger sister, telling her, “A...

Marriage as a Covenant

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On August 27, my wife Lauren and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary. Back on that sizzling summer day in 1983, in that non-air-conditioned First Baptist Church building in Asbury Park, NJ, we made a covenantal commitment to one another in the presence of God and a crowd of witnesses. Our vows to each other reflected the nature of Christian marriage: a God-designed, lifelong, solemn...

Books to Transform the World with Daniel Henderson

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In this episode of Straight to the Heart, our host, Rush Witt, talks with Daniel Henderson about the importance of book translation around the world, and how churches and Christians can make a missional impact by supporting the translation of great Christian resources through publishing ministries like Publications Chrétiennes. Timestamps: 0:15 – Intro1:25 – Daniel travels the...

Helping Kids Overcome Life’s Fears

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I can remember a scary coat rack that stood behind my bedroom door. During the daytime, it held a few coats and one of those brim-styled fedora hats I wore when I was eight. It wasn’t scary at all. But when the lights went out, the coat rack turned into a spy or monster or some other terrifying creature, and while my reason told me it was only a coat rack, my fears spoke louder than reason. Fear...

Preparing Children to Suffer Well

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Can anything be done to prevent someone from developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? While there is no vaccination against PTSD, that doesn’t mean there is nothing to be done to help protect our kids against some of the challenges that come after a traumatic experience. We don’t have to wait until trauma strikes to prepare the hearts of our children to face the most intense forms of...

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